Saving Senegal's Forests: Group Turns Straw Into Fuel

December 06, 2020 01:11 PM
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Wood and charcoal burning account for 50% of household energy consumption in Senegal, contributing to air pollution and deforestation. To reduce ecological damage, an association called Nebeday, which means "tree" in Wolof, the predominant local language in Senegal, hires villagers to produce biochar. Estelle Ndjandjo reports from Dakar.

Camera: Estelle Ndjandjo