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Somalia: Seeking alternatives to charcoal in

May 27, 2009  Somalia: Seeking alternatives to charcoal in Somaliland ... one sack of charcoal [cost] only 5,000 Somaliland shillings [US$0.76] but now here in Hargeisa it is about Sh30,000 [$5]," said Nimo ...

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Seeking alternatives to charcoal in Somaliland

May 27, 2009  Most urban households use charcoal for everyday cooking. "We use a sack of charcoal every four days because our family is large," said Zahra Omar, a mother of 12, in the capital, Hargeisa. According to a 2007 study by the Academy for Peace and Development, more than 2.5 million trees are felled annually and burned for charcoal in Somaliland.

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Somalia: Seeking Alternatives to Charcoal in

May 27, 2009  Somalia: Seeking Alternatives to Charcoal in Somaliland. ... 10 years ago, one sack of charcoal [cost] only 5,000 Somaliland shillings [US$0.76] but now here in Hargeisa it is about Sh30,000 [$5 ...

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Seeking alternatives to charcoal in Somaliland

May 27, 2009  Most urban households use charcoal for everyday cooking. "We use a sack of charcoal every four days because our family is large," said Zahra Omar, a mother of 12, in the capital, Hargeisa. According to a 2007 study by the Academy for Peace and Development, more than 2.5 million trees are felled annually and burned for charcoal in Somaliland.

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Seeking alternatives to charcoal in Somaliland - Blogger

Jun 04, 2009  Seeking alternatives to charcoal in Somaliland Posted by News Desk on May 27th, 2009 and filed under Latest News . HARGEISA, 27 May 2009 (IRIN) - Insufficient cheaper alternatives and a large former refugee population are fuelling tree-felling and dependence on charcoal in the self-declared republic of Somaliland, adversely affecting the ...

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Somalia: Cutting charcoal use in urban

HARGEISA, 17 November 2008 (IRIN) - Authorities in Somalia's self-declared republic of Somaliland have embarked on efforts to reduce charcoal use in urban areas to curb deforestation, officials said.

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SOMALIA: Record charcoal prices in Somaliland

Aug 10, 2021  HARGEISA, 8 March 2011 (IRIN) - Record charcoal prices in Somalia's self-declared independent region of Somaliland are threatening the livelihoods of many poor urban families who have limited alternative energy sources. "Charcoal prices in Somaliland have increased in the past six months from 25,000 [Somaliland] shillings [US$5.50] per 25kg ...

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THE JOINT PROGRAMME FOR SUSTAINABLE CHARCOAL

The Sustainable Charcoal Reduction and Alternative Livelihoods is a joint UN project, with three agencies working together to combine their expertise and resources on one shared goal. Each agency is responsible for the following: UNDP: Capacity building and strengthening of Somalia’s institutions. UNEP: Working with the Gulf States to halt ...

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Refworld Somalia: Record charcoal prices in Somaliland ...

Mar 08, 2011  HARGEISA, 8 March 2011 (IRIN) - Record charcoal prices in Somalia's self-declared independent region of Somaliland are threatening the livelihoods of many poor urban families who have limited alternative energy sources. "Charcoal prices in Somaliland have increased in the past six months from 25,000 [Somaliland] shillings [US$5.50] per 25kg ...

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Programme for Sustainable Charcoal Reduction and ...

Programme for Sustainable Charcoal Reduction and Alternative Livelihoods (PROSCAL) A Joint Programme between the Federal Government of Somalia and United Nations that seeks international cooperation to stop the illegal export of charcoal from Somalia We need a holistic response to address the issues of charcoal in Somalia. Both the

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Federal Government of Somalia and United Nations Joint ...

3 Cover Page Country: Somalia Joint Programme Document Programme Title: UN Joint Programme for Sustainable Charcoal Reduction and Alternative Livelihoods (PROSCAL). Joint Programme Outcome(s): PSG 4: Economic Foundations - Somali economy revitalized and expanded with a focus on livelihood enhancement, employment generation, and broad-based

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International conference on illegal charcoal trade opens ...

May 07, 2018  Mogadishu - A two-day international conference seeking to build partnerships to curb the unsustainable trade, production and use of charcoal in Somalia opened in Mogadishu today. The conference is being held in the wake of a recent resurgence in charcoal trade, which had dropped in 2015 and 2016. The militant group Al-Shabaab has been partly blamed for the

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Regional partnership underway to help Somalia enforce the ...

May 30, 2019  Somalia’s cities, with a high population density and lack of firewood or other alternative, are the main consumers of charcoal. Over 98 per cent of the country’s urban households use traditional charcoal stoves, and most of the rural and nomadic population use firewood and inefficient biomass stoves.

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SOMALIA / CHARCOAL CONFERENCE United Nations UN ...

May 07, 2018  A two-day international conference seeking to build partnerships to curb the unsustainable trade, production and use of charcoal in Somalia opened in Mogadishu today (07 May). The conference is being held in the wake of a recent resurgence in the charcoal trade, which had dropped in 2015 and 2016. The militant group Al-Shabaab has been partly ...

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Somaliland Wind – Sustainable Energy in Somaliland

We represent an organization seeking to establish a renewable energy initiative in Somaliland, specifically in the form of establishing wind power as an alternative to currently used energy sources (i.e. burning of charcoal) which have detrimental effects on

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Charcoal Trade in Somalia – Mareeg somalia, World News ...

Nov 21, 2016  The Charcoal Conundrum; Ending the Somali illegal charcoal trade. 10.03.20 The UN Security Council has noted on several occasions that ‘charcoal exports from Somalia are a significant revenue source for Al Shabaab and also exacerbate the humanitarian crisis’.

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SOMALIA

The Somali leader- ship role in the UN MPTF’s Joint Programmes is evident through the Government’s status in the Somali ... • Sustainable Charcoal Reduction Alternative Livelihoods • Youth Employment in Somalia MPTF Joint Programmes 8. Gender Human Rights Committed (USD) Deposited (USD) Deposit % Denmark 43,060,394 27,978,879 64.98% ...

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International conference on illegal charcoal trade opens ...

May 08, 2018  Mogadishu - A two-day international conference seeking to build partnerships to curb the unsustainable trade, production and use of charcoal in Somalia opened in Mogadishu today. The conference is ...

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Ending desertification in Somalia - Suomen Somalia-verkosto

Limiting charcoal production. One of the project goals is to diminish cutting trees to make charcoal. Drought and desertification have made it impossible to live the traditional cattle-herding lifestyle in many areas in Somalia. When people look for new means to support themselves, many have turned to the lucrative business of selling charcoal.

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Girl receives damages for genital mutilation

Aug 27, 2021  A 19-year-old girl in Gothenburg has been awarded compensation after having been subjected to genital mutilation in Somalia as an 11-year-old. The girl was awarded 390,000 kronor ($52,000) in damages for abuse and gross violation of integrity (grov fridskränkning), the Crime Victim Compensation and Support Authority (Brottsoffermyndigheten ...

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May 2009 Military News - GlobalSecurity

May 27, 2009  SOMALIA: Seeking alternatives to charcoal in Somaliland IRIN 27 May 2009 -- Insufficient cheaper alternatives and a large former refugee population are fuelling tree-felling and dependence on ...

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Programme for Sustainable Charcoal Reduction and ...

Programme for Sustainable Charcoal Reduction and Alternative Livelihoods (PROSCAL) A Joint Programme between the Federal Government of Somalia and United Nations that seeks international cooperation to stop the illegal export of charcoal from Somalia We need a holistic response to address the issues of charcoal in Somalia. Both the

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International conference on illegal charcoal trade opens ...

May 07, 2018  Mogadishu - A two-day international conference seeking to build partnerships to curb the unsustainable trade, production and use of charcoal in Somalia opened in Mogadishu today. The conference is being held in the wake of a recent resurgence in charcoal trade, which had dropped in 2015 and 2016. The militant group Al-Shabaab has been partly blamed for the

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Case Study: Charcoal Production in Somaliland

Biomass is the main and, indeed traditional source of energy for Somaliland population. Charcoal is the principal energy producing fuel commonly used in urban households and institutions for cooking and heating whereas firewood is commonly used in rural settlements.

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How Somalia’s charcoal trade is fuelling the Acacia’s demise

Mar 21, 2018  How Somalia’s charcoal trade is fuelling the Acacia’s demise. The Acacia bussei, a slow-growing hardwood, has long been the backbone of Somalia’s multimillion-dollar trade in charcoal. For decades, the country struggled to implement a 1969 ban on charcoal and firewood exports. The gradual erosion of state institutions, which resulted in ...

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International conference on illegal charcoal trade opens ...

May 08, 2018  Mogadishu - A two-day international conference seeking to build partnerships to curb the unsustainable trade, production and use of charcoal in Somalia opened in Mogadishu today.. The conference ...

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Ending desertification in Somalia - Suomen Somalia-verkosto

Limiting charcoal production. One of the project goals is to diminish cutting trees to make charcoal. Drought and desertification have made it impossible to live the traditional cattle-herding lifestyle in many areas in Somalia. When people look for new means to support themselves, many have turned to the lucrative business of selling charcoal.

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Somalia - United Nations Environment Programme

The population of Somalia in 2013 was 6.17 million people (Table 1). Total electricity produced in 2015 was 35 ktoe, with 97.1 per cent produced from fossil fuels. Final electricity consumption in 2015 was 28 ktoe (AFREC, 2015). Table 2 shows the energy statistics of Somalia. Production of coking coal Production of charcoal

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Case study - Charcoal production in Somaliland[1]

Dec 31, 2015  N.B. 516, 990 sacks of charcoal, can be produced from total trees of 323,118, with diameter of 90-140 cm. 80% of the charcoal is produced from live trees. In this case 161,559 are live trees harvested for charcoal production, whereas 413,601 trees are dead.

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Somalia-Somaliland: The Perils of Delaying New Talks ...

Jul 12, 2019  Somalia-Somaliland: The Perils of Delaying New Talks. Somalia and Somaliland have been at odds since the latter’s 1991 declaration of independence, which the former rejects. The dispute has cooled after heating up in 2018, but lingering tensions could threaten regional stability. To restart dialogue, the two sides should meet for technical talks.

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Somali Renewable Energy Skilled Workforce Survey Report

The Somali energy market has grown in recent years, as a result of increasing demand for and consumption of energy products and services. Yet thedistribution of the se products (particularly into rural areas) remains disparate and expensive, making them largely inaccessible to portions of the Somali population.

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A charred harvest The Economist

Oct 11, 2014  Charcoal made from Somali acacia trees is particularly prized in the Gulf, because it burns longer than alternatives from, say, Sudan or Nigeria. This quality comes at a price: Somali charcoal ...

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UNDP hands over gas cylinders, stoves ... - UNDP in Somalia

Apr 25, 2018  The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has handed over 600 gas cylinders, 300 fuel-efficient cooking stoves, and 20 tons of briquettes to the Federal Government for distribution to IDP communities and communities in Mogadishu, for use in cooking as an alternative to charcoal use. The donation of equipment was supported by funding from the

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European Union Training Mission Somalia

production and use of charcoal in Somalia. 8.2 million trees were cut down for charcoal in Somalia between 2011 and 2017, increasing land degradation and food insecurity. Illegal trade in charcoal acts as a major source of funding for militias and terrorist groups such as Al Shabaab, who illegally tax exports.

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Somalia: UN Says Al-Shabab Has Abandoned Charcoal Trade ...

Nov 13, 2019  Somali militant group Al-Shabaab may have outgrown its reliance on illegal charcoal export for revenue and turned to 'local means', a move that could free the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) from ...

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