Bioenergy Research and Development Foundation (BIFORAD)
Promoting of affordable and alternative clean energy on renewable energy sources on biomass, biogas, biodiesel, solar, wind and mini/micro hydropower for cooking and lighting. Capacity building on food security, renewable energy, planning, policy, education, advocacy, HIV/AIDS, climate change adaptation and mitigation technologies, family health care and environment for empowering the poor women and children, vulnerable and marginalized rural communities in Kenya.
Other Organization Type
Sustainable Environmental Development Watch (SUSWATCH) SusWatch Kenya’s thematic areas are climate change, gender and energy, trade and governance and sustainable land management (SLM) as they relate to livelihoods. Gender, inter and intra-generational considerations are integrated in all programmes, and activities, interventions in collaborative interactions.
Capacity Building, Climate/Environment, Lab or Field Testing, Livelihoods, Research
Other Organizational Expertise
Innovative harvesting technologies to generate Biogas Production from biomass of Invasive Species for improved livelihood and restoring loss of indigenous plant diversity Research and development on food production, processing and marketing of dry land products and value addition for improvement of sustainable livelihoods in arid and semi-arid lands (ASALS). Establish laboratories, training and advisory services to assist in service delivery to private schools, colleges and public institutions.
Technologies & Fuels
Biogas, Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Crop residues, Pellets / Briquettes
Other Technologies Fuels
Capacity building on natural plant products ( non-wood forest products), renewable energy (biomass and biofuels), peace building, food security, production of biogas, organic animal feeds and fertilizers from invasive species in particular Prosopis juliflora (mathenge), Lantana camara, water management and sustainable utilization, environmental conservation and value addition.
Clean Cooking Activities
Promoting use of biogas as substitution for kerosene and reducing firewood smoking in households as well as business plans on efficient Energy saving cookstoves for mitigation of impacts of Climate Change.
To create sustainable markets and foster growth of new innovative technologies for development of cheaply locally available efficient Energy saving cookstoves and also enable farmers to undertake proper drought tolerant crop farming for increased production and improved income for households in arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs).
Regions Operating In
Country Based In
PO Box 97
ITEN, Elgeyo Marakwet County 30700
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Dr. Joseph Lelon
Secondary Point of Contact
Name: Ms. Vicky Korir
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