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ECO web relaunch

Welcome to the new website of ECO Consulting Group. We have re-designed and streamlined our online services. On the basis of your familiar site navigation we offer quick and easy access to all ECO Consult's services. Visit our Consultants' page, browse our References or use our Database for more specific information. For corporate information please use our Downloads page. To be on the safe side, you may want to check your bookmarks.


Welcome to the ECO Consulting Group

Future is our daily business

For over 20 years, ECO has been among Germany's leading international consultants for socio-ecological programme advice in official development assistance. Clients such as national and international financing agencies, NGOs and private business call on us in their efforts to promote sustainable livelihoods and combat poverty. To them, we offer specialized and integrated services.



Rwanda's charcoal production sector

Study: Visions for sustainable energy supply

97% of Rwandan households use wood and charcoal as primary cooking fuel. In a new World Bank study ECO's Dr. Frank Richter reveals how socio-economic fine-tunings within the largely informal charcoal energy sector can help develop a well regulated and competitive market for the sustainable provision and use of charcoal. Read the "Green Charcoal Report", Rwanda (PDF, 3.9 MB)