GHANA AND THE LIGUIDIFIED PETROLEUM GAS DILEMMA CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF GHANA’S LPG POLICY

Abstract

Ghana adopted LPG policy intervention as a recipe of dealing with the domestic cooking energy crises. Since the 1990s, Ghana has made several efforts to promote the usage of LPG as a domestic source of energy with the intention of curbing the problems posed by fuel wood and charcoal production to the vegetation in the country. Drawing from only secondary sources of data for the paper, it has been realized that, there has been an increased rather in the demand for fuel wood and charcoal. The aim of this paper is to examine the policy and the way forward especially now that Ghana may be extracting her own natural gas

Keywords: Charcoal, Energy, Fuel Wood, Liquefied Petroleum Gas


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