Assessment of the biological methane potential of different food residues from a market in Ghana for local residues valorization and biogas production

Executive summary

Fuel supply for cooking and heating is one of the major problems in Ghana (Africa). Firewood and liquified  gas petroleum are the most used fuels, but their use has a high environmental impact, due to deforestation and  CO2 emissions. Therefore, more sustainable and accessible energy technologies need to be developed.