CCF BUSH Pty Ltd manufactures wood fuel briquettes as a pilot project to explore a strategy to improve habitat for cheetah by removal of thickened bush. We are creating a viable market for biomass products derived in environmentally and socially appropriate means, harvesting and processing invader thorn bush and manufacturing extruded wood briquettes.
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)™ (FSC-C004580) certifies CCF’s woodland management practices as sustainable, while the Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network (WFEN) certifies that our products deliver measurable improvements for wildlife in wild places.
Namibia has over 10 million hectares of woody biomass which could, if harvested correctly, power southern Africa with sustainable energy. In addition, there is a huge market for wood pellets to the European energy market and with investment a wood pellet factory would do very well in Namibia. Harvesting of bush could employ over 5,000 Namibians.
The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) is an international NGO based in Otjiwarongo, Namibia with an office in the United States and affiliates worldwide.
Founded in Namibia in 1990, Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) is the global leader in research and conservation of cheetahs. CCF is dedicated to saving the cheetah in the wild. CCF is actively engaged in habitat restoration for cheetahs through its Bushblok initiative.