Culture as the basis for implementing self-sustaining wood fuel development programmes

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StatementNoel A. Chavangi, Rutger J. Engelhard, Valerie Jones.
ContributionsEngelhard, Rutger J., Jones, Valerie., Kenya Woodfuel Development Programme.
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LC ClassificationsHD9769.F843 K433 1985
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Pagination24 leaves ;
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Open LibraryOL2425733M
LC Control Number87111963

The paper describes the work being undertaken by the Kenya Woodfuel Development Programme (KWDP) towards developing a self sustaining system of tree planting to contribute to fuelwood supplies in the Kakamega District of Kenya.

The approach of this programme has been to identify the major factors that have hitherto acted as constraints on the full acceptance and particularly the Cited by: 8. The issue of the role of culture in a sustainable built environment is becoming more important due to the growing impact of the built environment in achieving society’s sustainable development.

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Development assistance is often offered on a temporary basis and projects typically have finite timeframes. Yet, the impacts of the assistance and projects are intended to be lasting.

As a result, a challenge for international development is to achieve long-term sustainability of projects. Historically, many projects have failed to achieve their. Implementing criteria and indicators for sustainable woodfuels 66 8.

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The ultimate analysis of any wood species is generally 50 percent carbon, 6 percent hydrogen, and 44 percent oxygen on a moisture-and ash-free basis. The ash content is about percent for wood and 3 percent for bark, but the ash content of wood fuel can be higher due to dirt picked up during harvesting and storage.

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Under Section 19 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act (the Act) every employer shall identify hazards, assess risks and have a written risk assessment, including any unusual or other comply with Sect employers are required to carry out risk assessments and to record these in the Safety Statement.implementing total quality management, building cultures of health and safety or building cultures of compliance.

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