|An indigenous acacia tree can start producing, with less the 800mm of rain per year, up to one bag of hardwood charcoal using only the branches under a coppicing regime within appx.10 years.|
Nor should it be too expensive either when you use tree seedballs from http://www.seedballskenya.com/buy/4592988275
|It's never too late or too far to start planting your own wood-energy.|
|Or you can even use maize cobs to make charcoal! (Learn more here http://kenyacharcoal.blogspot.co.ke/2012/10/make-and-use-maize-cob-charcoal.html)|
|With no need to bother with expensive briquetting - just use the branch charcoal as is in an energy saving cookstove!|
And by using an modern Cookswell mini-kiln -(from http://www.cookswell.businessreview.top/product-category/kilns/) you can now make your own charcoal from only the branches and twigs from trees - or even maize cobs and coconut husk!!
And now collect a free wood preservative by trapping the smoke to make free wood vinegar and Stockholm Tar!
Learn more here http://kenyacharcoal.blogspot.co.ke/2016/05/how-to-make-your-own-wood-vinegar-with.html