Up-scaling the production and consumption of bio-energy to reduce carbon emissions and enhance local employment in Nepal

Starting Date:
January 1, 2014
Ending Date:
December 31, 2017
European Commission/ Switch Asia call
Implementation Partner(s):
Helvetas Nepal, IUCN and Technology Adaptive Research and Implementation Center, Nepal (STARIC/N)

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the national goal of poverty reduction through up-scaling the production and industrial consumption of bio-energy, thereby increasing employment and reducing carbon emissions.

More specific objective(s) are to:

  • Create more green jobs through up-scaling Small Sized Bio-Char Enterprises
  • Reduce carbon emission through diversifying the production and use of bio-energy as an alternative to imported fossil fuel (LPG, kerosene and coal)
  • Sustain the production and supply chain of bio-energy through strengthening the capacity of actors of bio-char sub-sector

For more details and other information, please visit www.bioenergy.org.np