Jacob Kadaluka is a recent graduate of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), and an entrepreneur from who has been tackling deforestation with briquettes made from agricultural waste. He started making them almost a year ago, in April 2016, and although adoption has been slow, his charcoal […]

Saving trees with charcoal briquettes

Woman holding chitetezo mbaula clean cookstove, trained by Find Your Feet Malawi 1
Deforestation drives climate change. Forest soils are moist, but without the protection of sun-blocking tree cover, they quickly dry out. Trees also help perpetuate the water cycle by returning water vapor back into the atmosphere. Removing trees deprives the forest of portions if its canopy which blocks the sun’s rays […]

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