Bio-Mass as an Alternative Fuel

Rao, Ijaz Ahmad
July 2001
Economic Review (05318955);Jul2001, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p35
Explores the advantages of bio-mass energy as alternative for future energy resource in Pakistan. Environmental benefits of bio-mass fuel; Contribution to the growth of local economy in the region; Need for continuous commitment of Pakistan to implement the bio-mass technology.


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