20 April 2022

(Europe/Paris)

The purpose of this briefing note is to share a Policy Brief titled: Will Biomass Always Fuel Africa? and aStrategic Framework for Bioenergy Data Management (AFBIDM) in Africa published by the African Energy Commission in March 2022.

The policy brief provides a detailed analysis to policy makers, on how Biomass is used in Africa while the Strategic framework for Bioenergy Data Management is a blueprint outlining guiding principles on how AFREC, together with members states can improve bioenergy data reporting in Africa.

The Policy Brief: Will Biomass Always Fuel Africa? is available in English and French and the Strategic Framework for the African Bioenergy Data Management (AFBIDM) is available in English and French.

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