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Waste to Biogas for Low Income Households in Africa

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.0. Introduction

1.1. Urban poverty

2.0. Energy use in slums

3.0. Wastes

4.0. Classification of Wastes

4.1. Classification of Wastes according to their properties

4.2. Classification of wastes according to their effects on human health and the environment

4.3. Classification of wastes according to their origin and type

5.0. Comparison of Solid Waste Management Practices by Income Level

6.0. Biogas digesters in Sub-Saharan Africa and other parts of the world

7.0. Challenges to biogas upscale in Africa

7.1. Economic factors affecting biogas uptake

7.2. Political factors affecting biogas uptake

7.3. Technical factors affecting biogas uptake

7.4. Other factors affecting biogas uptake

8.0. Possible measures to improve biogas upscale

8.1. Biogas technology research in sub-Saharan countries

9.0. The Case of Improved Bio-Centres in Kenya

9.1. Sanitation and Energy Issues

9.2. The Bio-Centre Option

9.3. Towards A Green Economy

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