Carbonised stick briquettes of cylindrical shape in diameter of 40mm. They are made from agricultural waste like maize cobs, sawdust, food peelings and after harvest field remains. They work like the ordinary charcoal but last longer, are economical and do not emit smoke.
$3.125USD - 10kg bag
Raw materials and technology
maize cobs, food peelings, sawdust, and various agricultural waste like stalks, bean pods
Storage and conversion
Information for consumers
Quantity used per meal
0.5 kg of briquettes per meal of 5 adults per day.
households, restaurants, schools
Typical foods cooked with this fuel
Banana, posho, beans, beaf, sweetpotatoes
The briquette once used cannot be re-used
Effectiveness of briquettes as an alternative cooking fuel for households in Uganda.