11 Mar '12, 2am

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The burning of wood is, therefore, energy production with biomass; but as mentioned above, this traditional biomass use can be destructive. New technologies allow for cleaner and more efficient use of biomass. This seems viable especially for East African countries and rural areas, since most are dependent on agriculture. It is assumed that in the Sub-Saharan countries up to 95% of the rural population works in the agricultural sector and adds consistently to national GDP. There the excess biomass or bio-waste could be used for the production of biofuels. Furthermore, it has repeatedly been claimed that biomass and biofuels could provide more employment and alleviate poverty. Thus, it could be assumed that biomass could play a role in fighting rural poverty.

Full article: http://peakoil.com/consumption/energy-in-east-africa/

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