Sustainable waste management: « Our doors are open »- DAS BIOGAS

Sustainable waste management: "Our doors are open"- DAS BIOGAS

Sustainable waste management: « Our doors are open »- DAS BIOGAS

Enoch Koffi Boadu is the guest of Your Voice on radio Era Environnement. Boadu is a mechanical engineer based in Juaben, Ghana. He is the CEO of Das Biogas. It is a sustainable waste management company. Boadu was part of the conference in Ghana in November 2023. DAS Biogas has developed a solution to transform biodegradable household waste into cooking gas. Through Das Biogas portable food waste plant, this ghanean company helps households to eliminate organic waste.

Enoch Koffi Boadu CEO DAS BIOGAS

How does organic waste affect health and the environment?

Household waste are generally found in landfills and sewers. It emits greenhouse gases and poses a significant risk to health and the environment. In Ghana, 8389 tonnes, of total household waste generated per day are organic waste. It is a total of 66% of household waste, according to a study conducted by scientists in 2015.

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When was born Das Biogas?

Established in 2015, Das Biogas aims to help reduce household waste in Ghana, protect the environment and fight climate change. It is a self funded business. But it was sponsored by Ghana Climate Innovative Center fund in 2018 with a 21000 dollars grant.


How Das Biogas is working?

With a team of 21 people, Enoch Kofi Boadu is developing a portable food waste biogas plant for wealthy households and middle classes. It targets also institutions and schools. Since 2015, the company sells two burgers plant. Das Biogas Prefabric plant and Das Biogas Portable Prefab 1 in November 2022. The company expands its activities in Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone.

Can the carbon market help with philantropy?

DasBiogas wishes to donate its portable food waste plant free of charge to the poorest households in the villages in Africa. To him, the big polluters companies should buy the portable food waste plant for the people who cannot afford to pay. He thinks carbon market can support this initiative. The 42 years old entrepreneur confesses that there are many obstacles to join carbon market. He calls for more clarifications.


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Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache est une journaliste française née à Marseille en 1976. Elle grandit à Sarcelles dans la banlieue nord de Paris et y vit pendant une vingtaine d'années. Elle s'installe par la suite à Paris durant 14 ans et quitte la capitale française pour les Comores en 2018. Journaliste chevronnée, elle créé en 2018, une entreprise de presse ERA ENVIRONNEMENT SARL et une radio spécialisée soutenue par l'UNESCO. Elle revient en France en 2020. Basée dorénavant à Nancy dans l’Est de la France, elle anime le podcast "Your Voice" et envisage de revenir sur Paris.
Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache is a French journalist, born in Marseille in 1976, living 23 years in the north Parisian suburb known as Sarcelles then 14 years in Paris . As a veteran journalist, she then traveled to Comoros and establishes a company, ERA ENVIRONNEMENT SARL. Back to France in 2020. She is now based in Nancy in the eastern of France. She hosts the podcast "Your Voice".

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