How charcoal ban could work in the absence viable alternative?

A survey conducted by the Guardian in Dar es Salaam, Coast and Morogoro regions on the charcoal ban, has found that the government’s directive cannot work due to high demand of charcoal in big cities like Dar es Salaam and if forced, it will only fuel illegal charcoal transportation at night and corruption at check points. On March 1, 2017, the Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Prof Jumanne Maghembe, banned transportation of charcoal from one district to another to combat what he described as deforestation in the country. Read more…

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