National Programme of Biodigesters of Burkina Faso (PNB-BF)

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  • 2009
    The year when the National Programme of Biodigesters (PNB-BF). started operations with the aim to initiate and assist large-scale commercial dissemination of domestic biogas to benefit rural households in Burkina Faso. It is part of the Africa Biogas Partnership Programme (ABPP).
  • 17,905
    biodigesters planned to be installed in 13 regions of the country. 6,000 to be installed between 2010 and 2013 and 11,905 to be installed between 2014 - 2018.
  • 41,560
    Number of people that are expected to benefit along with a workload reduction of 4,018 persons per year (women and children).
  • 14
    biodigesters building enterprises cooperatives to be built and impart training to about 10,000 people.
  • 1.1 million tons
    estimated reduction in CO2 equivalent emission per year once all the biodigesters are installed, thereby contributing to climate change mitigation. (@ 3.62 tons per digester).
  • 12,148
    hectares of reduction in deforestation expected.
  • 8,550
    Number of biodigesters installed at the end of 2016 resulting in 30,000 ton reduction of firewood used and the production of 160,000 tons of high quality compost annually.
  • 11,275
    Number of biodigesters installed as on 30 Jun 2018 resulting in 39,000 ton reduction of firewood used, production of 225,000 tons of high quality compost and reduction of CO2 equivalent emissions by 40,000 tons annually.