The key activities include: 

  • Provide support on business planning to make small sized bio-energy producing enterprises fully operationalized. 
  • Assist to establish link between cooperatives, banks insurance companies, and charcoal enterprises and improve technology to increase yield. 
  • Organise interaction forums to sensitize industries to switch from fossil fuel to bio-energy. 
  • Facilitate and capacitate charcoal marketing companies, retailers, business service providers, employees from socially and economically disadvantaged groups, association of charcoal producers; community forest user groups, hotel, restaurants and brick industries 
  • Policy dialogue with government units at the local level (those responsible for the promotion of cottage industries) and monitoring of value chain dynamics.
  • Carbon emission monitoring, documentation and exploration for voluntary carbon markets.
  • Document and disseminate project results and knowledge management.