Briquetting Business in Nigeria: A Solution to Unemployment
Lamido, S.I.,  Lawal, M.,  Salami, H.
Unemployment rate in Nigeria continue to get worsened in recent years. In 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), rated Nigeria at 18.8 percent, which ranked the nation as third after South Africa and Greece in the global unemployment rate ranking. This paper highlights the benefits of exploring a gap in terms of alternative fuel (briquette) source. Briquetting Business provides opportunities which exist for all scale of businesses and can tap into the available market, and with targeted support, the briquetting industry can be developed from a sporadic spread of small enterprises into a wide spread and self- supporting industry which can provide job opportunities and income.
Keywords- Briquette, Biomass, Carbonisation, Solid Fuel, Unemployment
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Lamido, S.I.,  Lawal, M.,  Salami, H.,   "Briquetting Business in Nigeria: A Solution to Unemployment"
, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (IJEDR), ISSN:2321-9939, Volume.6, Issue 4, pp.101-106, October 2018, Available at :http://www.ijedr.org/papers/IJEDR1804019.pdf