The Niger household energy project

promoting rural fuelwood markets and village management of natural woodlands

Publisher: World Bank in Washington, D.C

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Edition Notes

StatementGerald Foley ... [et al.].
SeriesWorld Bank technical paper,, no. 362., Energy series, World Bank technical paper ;, no. 362., World Bank technical paper.
ContributionsFoley, Gerald, 1936-, Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme.
LC ClassificationsHD9769.F843 N556 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 103 p. :
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL666901M
ISBN 100821339184
LC Control Number97012601

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The Niger Household Energy Project: Promoting Rural Fuelwood Markets and Village Management of Natural Woodlands (World Bank Technical Papers) by Gerald Foley (Author), Willem Floor (Author), Gerard Madon (Author), & ISBN ISBN Cited by: for CIRAD/SEED.

Kirl Tounao is an official in Niger's Ministry of Energy and Mines. ISBN ISSN: Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data The Niger household energy project: promoting rural fuelwood markets and village management of natural woodlands / Gerald Foley [et al.].

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[Gerald Foley. The Niger household energy project ; promoting rural fuelwood markets and village management of natural woodlands (English) Abstract. This paper deals with the rationale, history, and prospects for the rural fuelwood market system, an innovative energy strategy whereby communities are given formal rights to manage their natural woodlands and exclusive rights to sell all the fuelwood.

A radical new strategy for dealing with the problems of energy and the environment in the Sahel is being implemented in Niger.

Rather than have urban wood traders go into the countryside to cut the wood and truck it back to the cities, the government is giving village communities control over their natural woodlands in return for a commitment to manage the woodlands and the production of. The paper details the rationale, history, and prospects for an innovative energy strategy where the government of Niger has given village communities control over their natural woodlands in return for a commitment to manage the woodlands and the production of fuelwood sustainably.

After a nontechnical summary of the project and its results to the end ofthe paper describes the local Cited by: The Niger Household Energy Project: Promoting Rural Fuelwood Markets and Village Management of Natural Woodlands: Foley, Gerald, Floor, Willem, Madon, Gerard, Lawali Author: Gerald Foley, Willem Floor, Gerard Madon.

Niger’s policy and regulatory sectors are governed by the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum and the Multisectoral Regulation Authority (AMR). Important policies in the energy sector include: Declaration de Politique Energétiques – DPE, the Energy Policy Statement, the national electricity reform (), three national energy strategies on renewable.

Niger's economy is based largely on subsistence crops, livestock, and some of the world's largest uranium deposits. Drought cycles, desertification, a % population growth rate and the drop in world demand for uranium have undercut an already marginal ional subsistence farming, herding, small trading, and informal markets dominate an economy that generates few formal sector Currency: West African CFA franc (XOF).

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Economic indicators: Annual historical economic indicators, energy security, energy efficiency and CO 2 emissions.; Supply indicators: Annual historical reserves, capacity, production and external trade (imports. Niger suffers from a weak GDP (USD billion in ; around percent of the world economy), and according to the World Bank only % of the population has access to electricity.

In order to face the challenge of its growing population, Niger is encouraging the development of renewable energy technologies. Join us in building regional libraries and community centers for communities in the Niger Delta.

Our first library is presently under construction in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state. We invite you to Familiarize yourself with the Niger Delta Book Project Get informed about the Niger Delta region Meet our Board of Directors Learn how you can help. Access to clean modern energy services is an enormous challenge facing the African continent because energy is fundamental for socioeconomic development and poverty eradication.

Today, 60% to 70% of the Nigerian population does not have access to electricity. There is no doubt that the present power crisis afflicting Nigeria will persist unless the government diversifies the energy Cited by: Category:Energy in Niger. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Subcategories.

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Addressing energy poverty is a key point in the fight against global poverty. Greater access to alternative energy sources will reduce unnecessary deaths, such as Nigerian deaths which occur annually from smoke created by the use of solid biomass fuels.

Analysis Of Household Energy Consumption In Nigeria. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. Analysis Of Household Energy Consumption In Nigeria. Total Energy consumption. The country's total energy consumption per capita is toe, including around 50 kWh of electricity.

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Once self sufficiency is achieved, Niger will also export electricity to neighboring countries such as Mali, Burkina Faso and Benin. Self sufficiency for Niger. from one MW unit. for Million people, and they can then export some of that power to those 3 nearby Countries with a 9/10(92).

Energy consumption in Niger The most important measure in the energy balance of Niger is the total consumption of. billion kWh. of electric energy per year. Per capita this is an average of 47 kWh.

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Abstract The Natural Resources Management Project (), was intended to provide assistance to the Government of Niger to (a) assist rural communities in designing and implementing community-based land management plans by providing them with the necessary know-how, information, technical and financial resources, and proper institutional and legal framework for implementation; and (b.

In Niger, fuel wood represents over 90% of the energy needs [6]. This is why wind energy is often viewed as a technology to mitigate deforestation although its development is extremely limited []. In recent years, many conferences took place in Niamey in order to evaluate the wind energy opportunity for reducing deforestation asFile Size: KB.

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No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Niger Energy information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Niger Energy should be.Niger Solar & Off Grid Renewables, West Africa Sponsors22 Tax exemption boosts solar energy market in Niger 23 Stratified Energy Access in Niger 24 Nigeria 25 Nigeria’s first module plant operational 26 Saudi-Canadian solar JV signs 3GW Nigeria deal 26 Japan funds US$10 million PV project in Nigeria 26 What Power Africa Means for Nigeria 27 File Size: 2MB.Household Energy Project implementation and progress reports drafted by experts:€ two reports submitted prior to, and at the beginning of this project (Madon and MatlyGroupement Seed– CTFT );€ a report published by the World Bank that describes the .