Woodcracker“ Put To The Test – Sustainable Biomass Utilization In Namibia

The increasing bush growth represents a growing problem in Namibia, which makes livestock farming difficult and uses up scarce water resources. The conventional manual harvest is hardly applicable due to the extremely hard and prickly bush… – challenging for the wood cutting head Woodcracker C in order to conduct an efficient and sustainable bush harvest. Afterwards, the crop is used for energy recovery as well as for the production of briquettes.

The targeted use of forest technology in a logistics supply chain plus the transferred know-how make the existing biomass resources in Namibia available. In addition, it counteracts water shortage and creates sustainable range land, which enables the Namibian population additional income.