Manual Press for Fuel Briquettes

It all started on the Island of Príncipe, in the small African Republic of São Tomé e Príncipe where cooking is mostly done on an open fire where chopped down firewood is regularly burned. This constant harvesting of firewood is gradually contributing to deforestation and puts a heavy work burden on women and children. The Island needed a different solution. The solution could be in the use of fuel briquettes instead of firewood.

Collections Practical Answers Stories of Change United Kingdom
Issue Date 2015
Format Case Study
Rights Holders Practical Action