Bangladesh Biochar Initiative
The BBI facilitates the development and spread of biochar technology. Our major focus is at the household level. We are developing gasifier cookstoves to be manufactured from local materials, and aiming for "Tier-4" quality. We promote the use of biochar to improve plant nutrient cycling and garden soil productivity at country, region and global context.
Adoption / Behavior Change, Capacity Building, Climate/Environment, Gender / Womens Empowerment, Health, Livelihoods, Marketing, Policy Development, Research, Technology and Fuel R&D
Other Organizational Expertise
Networking Platform for Biochar Promoters
Technologies & Fuels
Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Charcoal, Coal, Crop residues, Pellets / Briquettes, Wood
Other Technologies Fuels
Biochar, Agrichar and Pyrochar
Clean Cooking Activities
1) Promoting the use of biochar technology to improve soil nutrient cycling and food security.
2) Research and development on natural draft, top-lit updraft cookstoves; development of local stove businesses and home-made stoves; sociological evaluation of stove acceptance and impacts.
Tech innovation and business process support; committed to a common vision for global energy independence and climate change mitigation; establishing a worldwide network of marketing and distribution partnerships including with organizations operating in the domain of alternative energy for household.
Regions Operating In
Country Based In
Secretariat, Bangladesh Biochar Initiative, C/O CCDB
88 Senpara Parbata, Mirpur -10, Dhaka-1216
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Mr. Mahbubul Islam
Title: Policy Advisor, BBI
Phone: 880-2-8011970-3, mobile- 880-01711452190
Secondary Point of Contact
Name: Dr. Julien Winter
Title: International Advisor
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