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Briquette production centre opens in Cameroon

Kemit Ecology, one of the enterprises supported by our Waste to Wealth project, has just established Cameroon’s first urban briquette production centre.  Briquettes – the production of cooking fuel from organic waste – are a new technology in Douala.  As

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Waste to Wealth Videos – Ugandan entrepreneurs share their stories

In these short videos, five Waste to Wealth entrepreneurs working in Kampala, Uganda share their stories of what they see when they see waste and the impact that it’s had on their lives. Sssenyange Samuel, the Director of Wisdom Insights

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Making fuel from waste not wood in Sierra Leone

Photos taken from a recent briquette production training workshop in Sierra Leone. A Ugandan briquette maker travelled to the city of Makeni in Sierra Leone to share tips and techniques on how to make ‘green charcoal’ using waste not wood.

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Meet the waste entrepreneurs of Makeni, Sierra Leone

Living Earth’s DFID funded Waste to Wealth project in Makeni, Sierra Leone has recently come to an end, resulting in the  establishment of 6 micro-enterprises all working with waste. Film-maker Mike Duff visited Makeni back in March to see what

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Waste to Fuel: Green charcoal briquettes in Cameroon

Between 28th and 31st January 2014,  FCTV, in partnership with ACREST (African Centre for Renewable Energies and Sustainable Technologies), ran a training with 22 students from the University of Douala on how to produce green charcoal briquettes from organic waste. 

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