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This young entrepreneur is creating more sustainable & cheaper fuel alternatives for Kenya

Kenya is seeking to modernize its cooking sector, which remains dominated by traditional biomass fuels that have negative impacts on the environment. A growing and increasingly urbanizing population is demanding more sustainable and cheaper fuel alternatives. Cecil Chikezie, Founder at Eco Makaa joins CNBC Africa to share on his solution, fuel briquettes made from carbonized agricultural refuse and a feasible fuel alternative.

Cecil Chikezie on entrepreneurship, turning agricultural waste into sustainable energy

Cecil Chikezie figured out a way to turn agricultural waste into sustainable sources of energy by carbonating the waste and turning it into briquettes that can burn longer and with less carbon footprint than coal. CNBC Africa spoke to Cecil for more.