African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 1071

Full Length Research Paper

Briquette production from sugar cane bagasse and its potential as clean source of energy

Messay Emana Getu
  • Messay Emana Getu
  • Environmental Biotechnology Directorate, Ethiopia Biotechnology Institute, Ethiopia.
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Birhanu Ayalew Abebe
  • Birhanu Ayalew Abebe
  • Environmental Biotechnology Directorate, Ethiopia Biotechnology Institute, Ethiopia.
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Mulissa Jida Midekssa
  • Mulissa Jida Midekssa
  • Environmental Biotechnology Directorate, Ethiopia Biotechnology Institute, Ethiopia.
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Genet Tsegaye Araya
  • Genet Tsegaye Araya
  • Environmental Biotechnology Directorate, Ethiopia Biotechnology Institute, Ethiopia.
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Endale Wondu Amare
  • Endale Wondu Amare
  • Sugar Technology and Engineering Research Program, Ethiopian Sugar Corporation, Research and Development Center, Ethiopia.
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Gutema Bati Fedi
  • Gutema Bati Fedi
  • Socio Economic Research Program, Ethiopian Sugar Corporation, Research and Development Center, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 11 March 2021
  •  Accepted: 26 May 2021
  •  Published: 31 August 2021

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