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A timely review of the status of renewable energy technologies in Africa. Case studies on Burundi and Lesotho provide contrasting assessments of the dissemination of biogas technology, and the improved bio-fuel cookstove is the focus of attention for the studies of Kenya, Sudan, Uganda and Zambia. Photovoltaics and Briquetting of biomass residues are also reviewed.
Improved cookstoves and photovoltaics in Kenya - a policy perspective, Stephen Karekezi; commercialization of biomass energy technologies in Sudan, I. Elgizhouli; renewable energy technology development in Uganda - the case of the improved bio-fuel cookstove, S. Bachou; dissemination of improved biomass cookstoves in Zambia, D. Mbewe; the national biogas programme of Lesotho, M. Theko; the promise of biogas technology in Burundi, J. Katihabwa.