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close this book Small scale charcoal making: A manual for trainers
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View the document Preface
View the document Acknowledgments
View the document Introduction
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close this folder Session 1: Sharing perceptions of the training program: An ice-breaker
View the document Attachment 1-A: Coat of arms
View the document Session 2: Assessing group resources
View the document Session 3: Defining expectations of the training program
close this folder Session 4: Introduction to the carbonization process
View the document Attachment 4A: Sensory analysis guidance sheet
View the document Attachment 4B: The carbonization process
View the document Attachment 4C: Sample comparison of charcoal and brands
View the document Session 5: Assessing available wood resources
close this folder Session 6: Fire and food: The dynamics of traditional cooking
View the document Attachment 6A: Traditional cooking discussion questions
View the document Attachment 6B: Fundamental means of heat transfer
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close this folder Session 7: Wood resource management
View the document Attachment 7A: Fuelwood production in traditional farming systems
View the document Attachment 7B: Why is it so difficult to grow fuelwood?
View the document Attachment 7C: Definitions of major wood sources
close this folder Session 8: The problem of fuelwood scarcity
View the document Attachment 8A: The other energy crisis: Firewood
View the document Attachment 8B: Direct energy efficiency of charcoal production
View the document Attachment 8C: How the more expensive fuel can be cheaper to use!
View the document Attachment 8D: How the more expensive fuel can be cheaper to buy!
View the document Attachment 8E: World charcoal use fact sheet
close this folder Session 9: Introduction to kiln construction
View the document Attachment 9A: Common kiln types
View the document Attachment 9B: Basic principles of kiln design
View the document Session 10: Kiln design
View the document Session 11: Kiln construction
View the document Session 12: Nightwatch: Monitoring and extraction
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View the document Session 13: Review and re-design of kilns
View the document Session 14: Construction and testing of second kiln
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View the document Session 15: Introduction to presentations
close this folder Session 16: Kiln application and innovation
View the document Attachment 16A: Design situations
View the document Attachment 16B: Realities of making charcoal
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View the document Session 17: Presentations of kilns
close this folder Session 18: Briquetting: A problem-solving activity
View the document Attachment 18A: Simple techniques for basic bio-fuels
View the document Attachment 18B: Briquetting as a cottage industry: A case study
View the document Attachment 18C: Bamako briquettes
View the document Attachment 18D: Binders for charcoal briquettes
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close this folder Session 19: Evaluating charcoal yields
View the document Attachment 19A: Elementary calculation of moisture content
View the document Attachment 19B: Energy potential of raw wood
View the document Attachment 19C: Charcoal yield worksheet
View the document Session 20: Program evaluation
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