Tanzania: agricultural residues for low-cost housing

African Architecture and Design writes about the Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy:”One of the 2006 finalists for using agricultural residues to fire high-quality bricks for low-cost housing is the Mwanza Rural Housing Programme (MRHP), Tanzania.”

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  • Maher Helmi Wahba

    Dear All,
    Ready To Go Green Project
    New Concept will be used to use the already burned biomass waste, to fabricate new waalling material, bricks for construction made from waste reject agriculture residues, burned rice husk.
    The Benefits Of This Innovation :
    + Minimize the exploitation of land natural resources which is clay/mud fertile soil to cultivate more crops/food
    +Minimize air pollution when burning straw/husk, to fire up your widely used fired clay bricks in open air.
    Thank you & regards

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