Research Articles

Charcoal-briquette enterprises in Nepal: A green and fair value-chain development model

Author: Bhishma P. Subedi, Sudarshan C. Khanal and Puspa L. Ghimire
Publisher: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Language: English
Date of Publication: August 2015
ISBN: 978-1-78431-238-1
Number of Pages: 24
Price: Free

This paper describes about how Himalayan Naturals Private Limited (HNPL) works with community forest user groups, community enterprises and private investors to produce and market high-quality and sustainably produced charcoal briquettes, and discusses both the successes and challenges the business has faced.