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Space Age Fertilizer: Landus Green Ammonia Plant Online in Iowa

by Matthew J. Grassi (AgWeb)  Landus Cooperative is celebrating the grand opening of a new 75,000-square-foot fertilizer production and distribution facility in Boone, Iowa, this week.  According to the cooperative, the $15 million sustainable fertilizer facility will produce an 82-0-0 slow-release ammonium

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2024 a Turning Point for Clean Cooking Access in Africa

(Bioenergy International) The first-ever high-level Summit focused on providing clean cooking access to the more than 1 billion people in Africa who currently lack it has delivered a breakthrough financial commitment for addressing one of the world’s most persistent and deep-seated

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Global Biofuel Alliance Sets up Three-Pronged Work Plan, Says Govt

by Subhayan Chakraborty (Business Standard) While it remains without a charter, or a permanent secretariat, the Global Biofuel Alliance (GBA) has adopted a work plan focused on assessing country landscapes, drafting policy frameworks, and conducting biofuel workshops, petroleum and natural gas ministry

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Power-to-Liquids Primer: Fuel From Thin Air

by Rose Oates  (BloombergNEF)  E-fuels made from hydrogen and captured carbon dioxide (CO2) via the power-to-liquids (PtL) process can boast extremely low emissions compared to the fossil fuels they replace, depending on the source of carbon. Moreover, e-fuels don’t face the

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Cassava Value Chain from Seed to Products

by Moses Moseray* (Kondayama Biofuel Investment/special for Advanced Biofuels USA) The cassava value chain refers to the process of production: processing and marketing of cassava and its co-products. It involves the entire lifecycle of cassava, from planting and cultivation to

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to the Global Policy Context for BIO-LPG

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) A decarbonization path for the LPG sector continues to increase in importance as a response to political forces which affect regulatory survivability and access to capital. Global North LPG marketers are responding to the lack of

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What Other Brands Can Learn From Stellantis' Combustion Investment

by Gerhard Horn (Car Buzz) Stellantis announced that it will be investing $6 billion to keep internal combustion alive for cars like the Dodge Charger. -- Earlier this year, Stellantis announced that it would be investing $6 billion to keep internal combustion alive.

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Pivot: Global Bioethanol Coalition Clean Cooking Podcasts

(Pivot) Expanding knowledge around bioethanol and clean cooking is critical to engaging with government, private sector, and individuals in ways that spur actual change.  Pivot is dedicated to building awareness and educating in a variety of ways to ensure that bioethanol

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17 New Partnerships Receive $6.5 Million in Funding from P4G for Innovative Climate Solutions

(World Resources Institute) WRI’s Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals (P4G) initiative will provide grant funding and technical assistance to help these partnerships become investment ready Washington, D.C. (March 28, 2024) — Today, Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030

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The Electrifying End to Life on Earth

by Peter Brown (Biofuels Digest) In pursuit of our salvation from climate change we are now engaged in a deliberate effort that will dramatically increase the very polluting toxins that are causing that change. Even more ironically, we will use our

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The Digest’s Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2024

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Florida, the Daily Digest today released its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 65 countries. Get the latest up to the minute new

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BioLPG Production at Scale in Sub-Saharan Africa: Key Elements Needed for Its Development and Efficient Use as a Clean Cooking Fuel

(The Global LPG Partnership (GLPGP), Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS), Loughborough University)  ... The confluence of Global South development needs, inadequate progress on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the rapidly evolving “just transition” debate between Global North and Global South has

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Bold Goals Action Group Releases 40 Bold Actions to Accelerate the Bioeconomy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Washington, the Bold Goals Action Group released the final text of the 40 Bold Actions to Accelerate at ABLC 2024. The release capped a year-long, multi-national effort by bioeconomy stakeholders to define specific actions that

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Casterra Announces New Agreements with Seed Producers in Brazil and Africa to Meet Growing Demand for its Elite Castor Seed Varieties

(Casterra Ag/PR Newswire) The new agreements are expected to support additional production of approximately 400 tons of Casterra's elite castor seeds in 2024 and establish long-term production infrastructure -- Casterra Ag Ltd., an integrated solutions company for growing castor seeds for bio-based

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Startup Making Biofuel from Seeds Expands in S. America & Africa

by Sara Miller (NoCamels) An Israeli company that engineers castor beans to produce high yields for biofuel has signed strategic agreements with existing and new seed producers in South America and Africa, in order to increase production capabilities. Casterra engineers special varieties of castor

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Grains Council Joins NEC Trade Panel Discussion

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) took part in the recent National Ethanol Conference (NEC) in San Diego. A delegation of Council staff and industry representatives from Mexico and the Latin American and Europe, Middle East and Africa regions attended the

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ECOnnect Energy Announces Key Role in "Project Green" – Revolutionizing Clean e-Fuel Production in Africa

(ECOnnect Energy) ECOnnect Energy is a key partner in "Project Green," an ambitious initiative led by APPL (Alternative Petroleum & Power Limited) to establish itself as a leading supplier of clean E-fuels, including e-methanol and green ammonia, in Africa. Situated on an

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Mocoh Announced the Formation of a New Biofuels Trading Company

(Mocoh) Mocoh Sustainable Energy Trading (MSET) sees Mocoh partner with established, global low carbon and biofuels traders Clear Sustainable Energy Trading (CSET). The new entity will supply cleaner energy solutions worldwide, contributing to the acceleration of the global energy transition. “This exciting new development is

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WTS Energy Plans Oil, Gas, Biofuels Expansion in Uganda, Rwanda

by David Whitehouse (The Africa Report) The East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) is the key to the company’s move into Uganda, says WTS Energy Africa director Paolo Masi.  Global energy staff supplier WTS Energy plans to expand into Uganda and

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to HEFA Based SAF Projects Utilizing Marginal Land

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) A new Aviation Biofuel plant producing HEFA, and Production and test of HEFA in commercial flights in non-segregated mode are the focal points of this presentation by esteemed international researcher David Chiarimonti. The goal is to

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Brazil in the Presidency of the Financial G20: Agendas, Dynamics and Challenges

by Jefferson Estevo [1] and Alina Ribeiro [2]  (Boletim Lua Nova (Google Translation)) Brazil assumed the presidency of the Financial G20 on December 1, 2023 with the motto “Building a fair world and a sustainable planet”. Created in 1999, the group is made up of the nineteen

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Africa Can Use Its Idle, Arable Land for Biofuel and Save Earth

by Joachim Buwembo (The East African) ... Sceptics may argue that it will take a lot of land to produce the SAF (sustainable aviation fuel) required to fly all planes around the world. But sceptics are always there. At the start

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK --- Joachim Buwembo

For, even if the international fossil fuel trade continues for many more years, it is true that petrol sold in Africa is refined to lower levels than that consumed in, say, the EU, thus affecting the health of both our

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Instead of Bickering over Fossil Oil, Use the Energy to Make Biofuels

by Joachim Buwembo (The East African)  Rather than, or besides fighting over control of the poison being sold to them by rich international dealers, Uganda and Kenya could put the health of their people, vehicles and wallets first, and jointly develop better

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Entrepreneur Cultivates Seeds that Produce Biofuel

(GCIS Vuk’uzenzele/Sowetan Live) Business journey has not been a bed of roses - Ngidi -- A young, curious farmer’s quest to pivot from farming traditional crops has seen her become an environmental warrior.  Zinhle Ngidi from Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, now cultivates seeds that produce

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Green Ammonia Could Decarbonize 60% of Global Shipping When Offered at Just 10 Regional Fuel Ports

(IOP Publishing) A study published today in IOP Publishing’s journal Environmental Research: Infrastructure and Sustainability has found that green ammonia could be used to fulfil the fuel demands of over 60% of global shipping by targeting just the top 10 regional fuel ports. Researchers

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More Roadblocks Pile Up on the Road to Electromobility

by Philppe Marchand (Transport Energy Strategies) ...  Directionally, as transport is responsible for one quarter of CO2 emissions, mobility has to get away from fossil fuels. Transport energy has to be de-fossilized, in order to play its due part in the

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Global Bioenergy Partnership Annual Wrap-Up

(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) ... 2023 was an important year for GBEP, as it was the first time that Partners and Observers met in person for the governance meetings since the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a chance

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Africa Can Use Its Idle, Arable Land for Biofuel and Save Earth

by Joachim Buwembo (The East African)  ... Without idealistically asking Africa to commit land for growing clean fuel, has it dawned on our thinkers at the African Union and in governments that there is big money in producing biofuel? Sceptics may argue

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Boundless: Exporting to More Places

by Katie Schroeder (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  ... Ed Hubbard, general counsel and vice president of government affairs at the Renewable Fuels Association, says a growing number of countries around the world are not only committed to using more ethanol but

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U.S. Department of Energy Announces Clean Energy Achievements at COP28

(U.S. Department of Energy)  This week, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy David M. Turk traveled to Dubai, United Arab Emirates for the 28th Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), where he led the U.S.

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COP Fizzles on Fossil Fuel Phase-out

by Minho Kim (Politico's Power Switch)  Many nations arrived at the U.N. climate talks last month hoping the world would commit to a “phase-out” of fossil fuels. But those initial wishes were all but dashed today, when COP28 organizers released a draft

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COP: Brazil Pursues Global Ethanol Expansion

by Vinicius Damazio (Argus Media) Brazilian sugarcane industry association Unica and foreign trade agency ApexBrasil plan to invest R19.5mn ($3.9mn) to position ethanol as a key solution to decarbonize transportation globally and help countries reach net-zero emissions by 2050. Ethanol can provide the

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Nigeria and Germany Sign $500 mln Renewable Energy and Gas Deal

by  Felix Onuah (Reuters) ... On Monday (November 20, 2023) German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Germany will invest 4 billion euros in green energy projects in Africa until 2030, noting these could in turn help Europe's largest economy achieve its own transition

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Can Solar and Farming Coexist?

by Clinton Griffiths (AgWeb)   The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) believes solar could provide up to 40% of the country’s electricity by the year 2035. However, it’s estimated roughly 5.7 million acres of land will be needed. “While that amount is

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New Interactive Data Tools to Track and Inform Development of Low-Emissions Hydrogen Production

(International Energy Agency)  Today we release two interactive data tools that allow users to explore developments related to low-emissions hydrogen projects worldwide. The data tools complement the Global Hydrogen Review 2023, published in September, and the updated hydrogen production and infrastructure projects databases,

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GTI Energy’s Cool LPG Technical Paper Awarded Best Presentation Honor at LPG Week Global Science Conference

(GTI Energy)  Significant recognition by industry leaders in Rome demonstrates technical success in deploying renewable LPG to meet decarbonization goals -- GTI Energy announced today that a technical paper focused on its Cool LPG technology won an award for “Best Presentation” at

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Can Biofuel Crops Help Lift Poor Farmers out of Poverty?

by Eyal Ronen (Casterra/Ag Funder News)  It’s tough to make a decent living as a farmer, but for a farmer in a developing country with land of mediocre quality, at best, making a decent living can be almost impossible. Millions of farmers in

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Striking the Balance: Catalyzing a Sustainable Land-Use Transition

(McKinsey & Co.)  Without a step change in action to increase land-use efficiency, growing demand for food, fuel, and natural capital may require additional land equivalent to the total cropland of Brazil by 2030. Humanity’s appetite for land continues to grow, driven by

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Low Carbon Fuels 2040: The Emerging Markets

(Biofuels Digest/Nuu Media) Low Carbon Fuels 2040: The Emerging Markets provides detailed case studies, updates and analysis of the key producers and developers participating in Renewable Diesel projects and Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) projects in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, and in South

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U.S. Grains Council’s Global Ethanol Summit Wraps Up

(U.S. Grains Council/GrainNet)  The U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC’s) Global Ethanol Summit (GES) concluded today with a variety of concurrent panel discussions with experts on various topics within the biofuel industry. GES, Oct. 16-18, is an education and trade forum that seeks to

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Kenya Airways Wins 'Best Innovation’ and ‘Most Impactful Breakthrough’ Awards for Piloting Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

(Kenya Airways)   Kenya's national carrier, Kenya Airways (KQ), has been awarded the Best Innovation and the Most Impactful Breakthrough awards for being the first African carrier to pioneer use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) from Africa to Europe. The awards were presented

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Eni’s Africa Biofuel Feedstock Plan to Cost €700 Million

(BNN Bloomberg)  Eni SpA’s plan to set up plants to source approximately 700,000 tons of biofuel feedstock from Africa by 2026 will cost as much as €700 million ($735 million), according to a senior company official.  The plan has already received its

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Production of Clean Cooking Energy in Sierra Leone October 2023 and March/April 2024 Updates

by Moses Moseray* ( (Kondayama Biofuel Investment/special to Advanced Biofuels USA)  I have made modifications of my stove based on the request and suggestions from those that have used it and those that are interested to have it and to trial it. 

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Casterra Delivers First Shipment of Castor Seeds to Africa

(Casterra Ag/PR Newswire) This first shipment, valued at approximately US$1 million, is part of a framework agreement with a world-leading oil and gas company --  Casterra Ag Ltd. ("Casterra"), an integrated castor cultivation solution company and a subsidiary of Evogene Ltd. ("Evogene") (Nasdaq: EVGN) (TASE:

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IRENA Virtual Knowledge Exchange Series on Renewables-based Clean Cooking: Key Messages and the Way Forward

(Clean Cooking Alliance)  The Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7) target of achieving universal access to clean cooking fuels and technologies remains elusive. The 2023 SDG 7 Tracking Report highlights that, despite the progress, some 2.3 billion people still used polluting fuels

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EU Infrastructure Fund Eyes African Clean Jet Fuel Projects

by Wendell Roelf (Reuters) EU to weigh co-financing, guarantees of proposed plants; Africa has 'great potential' to produce SAF - EU official -- The European Union is scouting Africa to back clean jet fuel projects under its Global Gateway infrastructure fund, an

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Hyphen Hydrogen Energy Announces MoU with ITOCHU Corporation, a Major Trading Company in Japan

(Hyphen Hydrogen)  Hyphen Hydrogen Energy (Hyphen) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ITOCHU Corporation (ITOCHU) to explore areas for potential collaboration between them to drive forward sub-Saharan Africa’s largest, and only, fully vertically-integrated green hydrogen project. Hyphen and ITOCHU, one

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Cooking in Toxic Smoke: The Bioethanol Solution to Replace Polluting Fuels

(Pivot Clean Energy) ... This article outlines the health and environmental risks posed by the usage of solid fuels as energy sources in cooking applications, and explores the viability of bioethanol-based alternatives. Solid & Fossil Fuels: The Hazards ... The Health and Environmental Toll  ... Additionally,

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The Urgent Need for Ethanol Cooking in Africa

by Douglas L. Faulkner (“The Cleantech Conservative”) and Gerard J. Ostheimer (Clean Energy Ministerial Biofuture Campaign) (Biofuels Digest) We have argued in the Digest that bio-based fuels, chemicals, and materials ought to be a cornerstone of the modern African economy.   In

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Biofuels as a Path to Decarbonization

(Hellenic Shipping News/GAC)  Biofuels look set to become the most viable option for widespread adoption as a bunker fuel for commercial shipping. Hydrotreated vegetables, blend-in combustibles and biomethanol are already being used as drop-in power on some ships, with the

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Casterra Signs a Framework Agreement with a World Leading Oil and Gas Company to Sell Its Castor Seeds for Sustainable Biofuel Production, with Initial Purchase Orders of $9.1 Million

(Casterra/PR Newswire) Casterra is expected to deliver the initial orders of its proprietary castor seeds, developed using Evogene's GeneRator AI tech engine, during 2023 -- Casterra Ag Ltd. ("Casterra"), an integrated castor cultivation solution company and a subsidiary of Evogene

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Germany, Italy Support New Hydrogen-Ready Pipeline Project

by Rachel More and Francesca Landini (Reuters)  German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday he is pleased that Italy and Germany have agreed to push ahead with work on the construction of a pipeline to transport gas and hydrogen between the

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Eni Bets on Agri-business in Africa to Expand Biofuel Production

by Francesca Landini (Reuters) Eni aims to develop farming ventures in at least 9 countries; Eni replicates upstream-downstream model with agri-business; Eni to decide over new bio-refinery in Livorno by year-end -- Italy's Eni (ENI.MI) is investing in farming in several African

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Production of Clean Cooking Energy in Sierra Leone

by Moses Moseray (Kondayama Biofuel Investment/special to Advanced Biofuels USA) We all know that the world is moving from the bondage of using dirty energy (wood, charcoal, kerosene, etc.) to a clean cooking energy solution in order to save life,

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NJ Ayuk, Author of Bestselling Book A Just Transition: Making Energy Poverty History with an Energy Mix, Speaks at the Invest In African Energy Forum --- June 1, 2023 --- Paris, France

(Black Château) There is an urgent need for the world to recognize and establish an equitable energy solution for the countries of Africa. The bestselling author, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber, and CEO of Centurion Law Group, NJ Ayuk,

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Modern Bioenergy Provides Opportunities for Developing Countries

 (IEA Bioenergy) At the online event ’Opportunities of bioenergy and biofuels in developing economies‘, organized on 22 and 23 May by the IEA Bioenergy Technology Collaboration Programme (IEA Bioenergy) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), more than 500

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Biofuels in Emerging Markets

(IEA Bioenergy: Task 39)  Potential for sustainable production and consumption  --  A great potential exists for biofuels in emerging economies of Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia as these regions have a growing demand for sustainable energy, plentiful local resources

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Kenya Airways : KQ to Pilot Use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel During the Sustainable Flight Challenge

(Kenya Airways/Market Screener)  Kenya's national carrier, Kenya Airways (KQ), has announced participation in the second edition of the Sustainable Flight Challenge (TSFC), an initiative of SkyTeam. The initiative is a friendly competition between SkyTeam member airlines. This year, TSFC has

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to BioLPG and the Global LPG Partnership

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) The Global LPG Partnership is a United Nations-backed, non-profit Public-Private Partnership formed in 2012, under the UN Sustainable Energy for All initiative. Its remit is to assist developing countries and their stakeholders to plan, finance

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The Road to Lumberton: TerraStar Energy and Emerging Fuels Technology Strike a Deal for Biomass-to-Fuels Scaled to Feedstock

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ...  TerraStar Energy and Emerging Fuels Technology have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to license EFT’s Fischer-Tropsch  and Maxx Jet/Maxx Diesel proprietary technology to build a fleet of FLEXplants; small-scale, modular renewable diesel facilities. Small ball Recently the Due Diligence Wolfpack has been

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Growing In Iowa: The Future of Food and Farming -- Pivot Bio Improves Grower Access to a Dependable Nitrogen Source

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) From his time at the University of Iowa to the first startup he founded with support from the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, Karsten Temme, Ph.D., credits much of his accomplishments as Pivot Bio CEO and co-founder to the invaluable

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How the Biomass Pellet Industry Could Grow 10-Fold, and Help Save the Planet

by Michael Shepard (Bioenergy International)  ... The opportunity lies in the kitchens of the nearly four billion people who cook some or all of their food with smoky fires burning wood, charcoal, or dung. The costs of this problem are well

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Everything, Everywhere, All At Once: The African Bio-Economy Story

by Douglas L. Faulkner and Gerard J. Ostheimer (Biofuels Digest) With a nod to the Oscar winning movie of the same name, we want to convey a sense of where the African Bioeconomy is now, where it could be headed, and

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USGC: Study Showcases Ethanol’s Advantages in Various Countries

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The U.S. Grains Council recently partnered with Turner, Mason & Company (TM&C), a leading energy research and consulting firm, to conduct the Fuel Ethanol Cost-Benefit Analysis Study, quantifying the economic and strategic benefits of blending ethanol in

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Eni Sustainable Mobility's Diesel from 100% Renewable Raw Materials Powers Spinelli Group Trucks

(Eni) From today, HVOlution, the biofuel produced at Venice and Gela Eni’s bio-refineries, will be used by 150 vehicles from the Spinelli Group’s fleet --  Eni Sustainable Mobility and the Spinelli Group, a leader in the field of integrated logistics, have

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Green Fares: Lufthansa Group Is the World's First Airline Group to Offer an Own Fare for More Sustainable Travel

(Luftansa Group) With one click: More climate-friendly flying by using Sustainable Aviation Fuels and contributing to high-quality climate protection projects; New fare available from February 15, 2023 for flights throughout Europe and North Africa; Successful test run shows growing interest

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The African Bioeconomy Comes into Focus

by Gerard J. Ostheimer and Douglas L. Faulkner (Biofuels Digest) GOOD NEWS  --  Steady growth of the African bioeconomy is a “good news” story hiding in plain sight. Recent commercial successes combined with ambitious investments are helping to bring a vision for

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The Daily Digest’s Biofuels Mandates around the World 2023

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Florida, the Daily Digest today released its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 65 countries. Get the latest up to the minute

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West Africa Dialogue on Ethanol Clean Cooking Solutions: Social, Health, Economic, Environmental and Climate Impacts

(ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE))  The Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to UN of several countries is lagging behind in achieving 2030 SDG commitments and actions. The pandemic became a bottleneck in the development process of the

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How Much Mining Is Needed to Save the Planet?

by Jael Holzman (E&E News/Greenwire)  With climate change pushing the U.S. toward more rapid adoption of new technologies, many Republicans and Democrats are in rare agreement on one key point: This country needs a lot more mines. But exactly how much new

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Eni Starts Exporting Vegetable Oil for Biorefining from Kenya

(Eni)  The cargo that left the port of Mombasa is the first from Africa --  The first cargo of vegetable oil for biorefining produced by Eni in Kenya has left the port of Mombasa, on its way to Gela’s biorefinery. This

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BNEF: SAFs Could Make up 7.5 per Cent of Jet Fuel Demand by 2030

by Cecilia Keating (Business Green) But analyst warns of 'significant hurdles' in scaling nascent sustainable aviation fuel market, including scarcity of supply and competition for feedstock with renewable diesel market  READ MORE 2022 Sustainable Aviation Fuel Outlook (BloombergNEF) Excerpt from Bloomberg NEF: For the

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Africa Faces Rising Energy Demands

by Colin Ley (Biofuels International) Assessing the state on biofuels development across Africa with any degree of accuracy or fairness is always a challenge, given the vastness and diversity of the continent. The complexity of the task is even greater at

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Eni Launches the First Production of Vegetable Oil for Biorefining in Kenya

(Eni) The initiative in Kenya represents the first integrated project in the world to bring Africa into the vertical bio-refinery supply chain by providing income opportunities and market access to thousands of farmers in degraded areas. --   Eni completed the construction

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Going Rogue

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) ... Biodiesel producers, for instance, have lost market share and feedstock to renewable diesel, not necessarily because renewable diesel is a better fuel. Sometimes policy distortions are the reason the market plays out the way

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Biogas Opportunities in Africa

by Anthony Wright (Gasworld)  With the biogas industry seeing development across the globe, David Sonnenberg, Co-Founder of Uhuru Energy (Uhuru) is looking at the future opportunities for developing large scale biogas industries in Africa, aligned to the continent’s development goals. Uhuru makes

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Study Finds Future-Fuel Demand for Shipping Industry Equal to Entire Current Global Production of Renewables

(Green Car Congress) Huge and immediate need for renewable-based fuels in shipping represents opportunity for investors, according to ‘Fuelling the Fourth Propulsion Revolution’ report released today (My 20, 2022). Investment in green infrastructure key, as shipping will carry more than

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Promoting Favorable Ethanol Action through REEEAC

by Kelly Davis (Renewable Fuels Association) On May 24, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC) held its last Charter 6 meeting. REEEAC advises the Secretary of Commerce regarding the development and administration of programs and policies

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Spark+ Africa Fund Reaches Its First Financial Close with $40 Million to Invest in Clean and Modern Cooking Solutions in Africa

(Groupo Banco Africano de Desenvolimento)  The Spark+ Africa Fund has raised over $40 million in a first close, it was announced on Wednesday. The Fund is the world’s first impact investment fund focused on financing the value chains of clean and

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Near Net Zero 2G Ethanol and Cellulosic Sugar: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Praj

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  How does Praj do simultaneous production of 2G ethanol and RNG from bagasse? What made the 3 cellulosic ethanol for Oil Marketing Cosin India successful? Where do Praj’s Celluniti and enfinity platforms fit in for

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Competitive Edge: WESAF Energy Solutions

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... We decided to set up WESAF ENERGY as there is a glaring gap in the African energy matrix which is heavily dominated by Oil and Gas. This however has still left millions in Sub-Saharan

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Complete Global Guide: The Digest’s Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2022

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  65 countries have targets or mandates--how much, where, when and what?  READ MORE Commodities 2022: European biofuel mandates to structurally shift ethanol demand higher in the year (S&P Global Platts) European Biofuel Mandates to Structurally Shift Ethanol

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Neutral Fuels and GAC Bunker Fuels Partner to Reduce Maritime Carbon Emissions

(Biofuels International)  GAC Bunker Fuels has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Neutral Fuels to market its marine gasoil biodiesel blend specifically developed for shipping clients in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and India. The two will

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Eni and BF: Partnership for the Development of Research Projects and Agricultural Production for Bio-Refining

(Eni)  Eni and the BF Group partner to develop sustainable agricultural products for biofuel production. -- Through an equal joint venture (50% Eni, 50% BF), projects will be developed to research and experiment with agricultural seeds from oil plants to be used

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Carbon Market Negotiations Continue at COP

by Ashira Morris (World War Zero)  ... or years, global climate negotiators have been trying to craft a carbon market that encourages a green transition. Europe has relied on carbon markets -- through cap and trade systems -- to navigate their decarbonization and cushion

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Transforming Collected Organic Waste into Insect Feed and Organic Fertilizer in Kenya: Impact Investing in Sanergy (Private Sector Investment Finance)

(Japan International Cooperation Agency)  On Oct. 8, JICA made an investment of $2.5 million in Sanergy, Inc., a US company which promotes an innovative circular-economy approach in the developing world, including Nairobi, Kenya. Sanergy collects human waste from sanitary toilets

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Eni Supports Energy Transition and Decarbonization in the Republic of Congo

(Eni)  Eni, Republic of Congo sign MoU on joint development of bio-refining agro-feedstock sector; Eni delegation led by CEO Descalzi met President Sassou Nguesso to discuss agricultural programs and gas valorization also with reference to access to energy for domestic

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Eni and IRENA Launch a Partnership to Accelerate the Energy Transition

(International Renewable Energy Agency)   Eni and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have today entered into a three-year partnership agreement to collaborate in the promotion of renewable energy and accelerate the energy transition, particularly in countries that export fossil fuels. The agreement

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Palm Oil Giant’s Industry-Beating ESG Score Hides Razed Forests

by Leanne de Bassompierre, Saijel Kishan and Anthony Sguazzin (Bloomberg Green)  In the impoverished West African country of Liberia, a unit of the world’s second-largest palm oil company has admitted to destroying forests and violating the rights of indigenous people. Yet

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Climate Change Could Force 216 Million People to Migrate within Their Own Countries by 2050

(World Bank)  Decisive collective action could reduce climate migration by as much as 80 percent --  The World Bank’s updated Groundswell report released today finds that climate change, an increasingly potent driver of migration, could force 216 million people across six world

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Felix Leach and Kelly Senecal on Racing Toward Zero: The Untold Story of Driving Green

by Tammy Klein (Transport Energy Strategies)  For this video podcast, I spoke with Dr. Felix Leach, Associate Professor of Engineering Science at Oxford University and Dr. Peter Kelly Senecal, Co-Owner and Vice President, Convergent Science on their just-released book, Racing Toward Zero: The

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Going Global: Expanding the Reach and Impact of GTI’s Cool LPG Technology as a Clean Fuel Alternative

(GTI) GTI is pleased to announce it has recently entered into licensing agreements with the Global LPG Partnership (GLPGP) and BioLPG, LLC (BioLPG), for GTI’s Cool LPG technology that indicates utility for decarbonizing energy systems and supplying green LPG for

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Shipping Applications Expected to Open New Revenue Gates for Biofuel Manufacturers, Reveals Fact.MR

(Fact.MR) As per a new report published by Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the global biofuels market is anticipated to exceed a valuation of around US$ 141 Bn by 2021. Under the likely scenario, the market can register a CAGR

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E-Fuels Development for Aviation Gets a Boost with Germany’s New PtL Roadmap

by Susan van Dyk (GreenAir Online)  Germany’s federal and state governments, with backing from industry, have agreed a roadmap that commits to the development of e-fuels – also described as power-to-liquids (PtL) – for the aviation sector. E-fuels can potentially deliver

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Unicane Expands, to Begin Ethanol Export from Nigeria

by Dayo Adenubi (The Punch) Unicane Industries Limited has announced the completion of the second phase of its plant extension, making it the largest ethanol producer on the continent. Unicane, a manufacturer of ethanol in Lokoja, Kogi State, made the announcement in

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New Report: 21st Century Agriculture Renaissance: Solutions from the Land

(Solutions from the Land) “There has never been a greater need for an Agricultural Renaissance. The many voices of farmers, echoing across centuries of scarcity and abundance, challenge us to find new ways forward, paths that produce abundance for expanding populations

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Future Fuels Change the Balance of Power

by Chris Edwards (Engineering and Technology) Renewables may actually keep carbon fuels going for decades to come, but a new group of energy-rich countries will emerge.  -- ...    The question is what these new vehicles will use instead. For

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Competitive Edge: MBP Solutions Biofuels, Biogas Production

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... We are adding value to biological by-products through our 5 core competencies: Product and Application Expertise, International Sales & Marketing, Legal Compliance, Sustainability and Supply Chain Management. ... We offer a wide variety of specialist services,

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The Digest’s Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2021

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Florida, the Digest today releases its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 65 countries. Get the latest up to the minute new information

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Higher Blending Mandate to Help Offset EU’s Lower Palm Oil Demand, Says Biodiesel Association

(Malay Mail) A nimble push into higher biodiesel blends such as B40 — 40 per cent blend of palm oil-derived biodiesel — by Indonesia and B30 by Malaysia will help to mitigate the negative effects of the European Union’s (EU) lower

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Rich Nations Have Sold 14 Million “Dirty and Dangerous” Vehicles to Developing Nations

by Amy Lupica (Our Daily Planet) A new report from the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) found that rich nations, including the United States, Japan, and the Netherlands, are exporting “dirty and dangerous” cars to developing countries en masse. Between 2015 and 2018, an estimated 14

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Harnessing Plant Power for Renewable Energy

(University of Leeds)  Tapping into the myriad uses of plants and fungi could save people and the planet, says new report -- University of Leeds researchers have joined forces with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to conduct research into the plants

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Bestseller Foundation in Collaboration with Intellecap Africa Launches the First of Its Kind Accelerator for Waste Value Enterprises

(Intellecap)  Based on the aspiration to support enterprises and build the waste sector in East Africa, BESTSELLER FOUNDATION in collaboration with Intellecap Africa launched the Waste to Value Challenge in December 2019. The Challenge was launched across four countries; Kenya, Uganda,

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From Americas to EU, Asia, Africa, Who’s Got What?: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Biofuel Mandates Around the World 2020

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Today, biobased mandates around the world. Where are the markets you can count on, how much can you count on? 65 countries in all, We’ll be focusing especially on new information out of Argentina, Brazil,

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Biofuels Policy Progress in Africa

(Biofuels International)  Advancing Africa’s biofuels potential has been a long, slow process with the continent’s various country-by-country development plans tending to sit in their respective government in-trays for far too long. At the point, however, where there is finally evidence of

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Emerging Markets Publishes Renewable Diesel 2030 Report

by Will Thurmond (Emerging Markets)  Renewable Diesel 2030 is designed to help financiers, producers, developers, distributors, consultants and analysts with a fact-filled market guide detailing medium and long-term trends and developments in the renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuels sectors. This

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Middle East and Africa Aviation and Marine Biofuel Market Latest Trends and New Technologies Research Forecast to 2028

(AmericaNewsHour/Futures.TradingCharts)  ... CRIFAX added a report on 'Middle East and Africa Aviation and Marine Biofuel Market, 2020-2028' to its database of market research collaterals consisting of overall market scenario with prevalent and future growth prospects, among other growth strategies used by

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New Publication – Novel Regional and Landscape-Based Approaches to Govern Sustainability of Bioenergy and Biomaterials Supply Chains

(IEA Bioenergy) Novel regional and landscape governance approaches aim at addressing complex sustainability challenges by enhancing commitment and collaboration between multiple stakeholders and sectors to achieve common goals for a more sustainable production at larger geographical scales and across sectors, regardless

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Clean Cooking Alliance Selects Portfolio Companies for Industry Acceleration Program

(CISION/PR Web/Clean Cooking Alliance)  A diverse portfolio of 33 companies, operating mainly in Africa, will be supported by the Clean Cooking Alliance’s new Venture Catalyst (VC) program. The program focuses on building an investment-ready pipeline through venture-level interventions, to deliver

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Clariant Expands Production Capability & Launches New Products for EMEA Edible Oils & Biofuels Market

(Clariant) Investment in additional production capacity at Yuncos, Spain plant; New product line extends portfolio of highly activated bleaching earths; Production & service closer to customers in Spain of products for 3-MCPD reduction in edible oils Clariant continues to boost the supply

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Indonesia's Thirst for Biodiesel May Undercut Global Palm Oil Supply

by Nur Yasmin and Ridho Syukra (Jakarta Post) The Indonesian Palm Oil Association, or Gapki, said on Monday that Indonesia is likely to use up 8.3 million tons of palm oil to meet domestic demand for biodiesel this year, raising concerns there won't be

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The Versatile Ethanol Molecule: Ethylene, with a Similar Molecular Structure to that of Ethanol, Has Enormous Market Opportunity around the World.

by Susanne Retka Schill (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Knock a water molecule off ethanol and you’ll get ethylene, C2H4—the most widely produced organic chemical globally that is the basis for scores of other chemicals and hundreds (maybe thousands) of products, from

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Sustainable Intensification of Arable Production for Food Security and Climate Protection

(Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP))  The “Green Deal” starts in the field -- Berlin, 16 January 2020. The Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP) would like to take the publication of the

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Cutting Edge Sustainability for Cutting Edge Tech: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Sustainability is such a vague term that some throw around to make them sound good in a consumer environment that is asking for greener and more socially conscious products. The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials is tackling

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His Family Farm Was Failing. Now He Runs the World's Largest Biofuel Producer

by Parija Kavilanz (CNN Business) At 22, Jeff Broin was just six months out of college and getting started in the banking industry when his family turned to him for help. His father was scrambling to figure out a way to

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Boeing to Expand Investment in Brazil’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Industry

(Boeing)   Boeing today (June 17, 2019) announced a USD 1 million investment in Brazil’s efforts to establish a sustainable aviation fuel industry. The investment will focus on initiatives that maximize social, economic and environmental benefits to local communities engaged in the

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Mobilizing for a Bioeconomy: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to SEforALL and below50

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Sustainable Energy for All was created to drive the energy transition, particularly in developing countries. below50 is a global campaign that brings together companies and organizations who commit to growing the global market for the world’s

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Signing Ceremony of MoU between UNCTAD and Stockholm Environment Institute: SEI and UNCTAD to Cooperate on Trade and Environment

(UNCTAD)  Stockholm Environment Institute and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement is an overarching mechanism to foster cooperation on trade and environment, backed up by the research and convening

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Insight: US Ethanol Moving to China by Various Means, Including Ship-to-Ship Transfers

by Clare Pennington, Izham Ahmad, Steven McGinn (ICIS) Trans-shipments of ethanol from the US to China are taking place in renewed efforts to thwart US-China tariffs, including ship-to-ship transfers, several sources in Asia and Europe have confirmed. Importing US ethanol into China carries

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Audio: Grain, Ethanol Market Development Work To Surge With USDA ATP Funds

(U.S. Grains Council)  New funding to the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) from the Agricultural Trade Promotion (ATP) Program – part of a larger “trade aid” package offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the wake of new tariffs and global

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UFOP Report on Global Market Supply 2018/2019: Combining Economically Viable Agriculture with Appropriate Agricultural Market and Climate Protection Policies

(Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Crops (UFOP))  The Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Crops (UFOP) has formulated its policy expectations on the occasion of the presentation of the third edition of the Global Market Supply

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Biofuel Production in Sub-Saharan Africa Could Be Prioritized for Aviation

(International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis)  A new study, designed by IIASA researchers for conservation charity WWF, has found that while there is a small but not insignificant potential for the production of sustainable biofuels in sub-Saharan Africa, this should be

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Sustainable Connectivity: How Biofuels Can Boost Mobile Access, Support Small Farmers – And Fight Climate Change

by John Garrity, Dennis Garrity and James Daniel (Next Billion)  In rural villages across communities in Africa and Asia, families stay connected with distant loved ones, and benefit from reduced information and transaction costs, by using a mobile phone — but only during the

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Renewable Energy To Remodel World Dominance Patterns

by Jacek Fior (CleanTechnica)  Attending the 9th session of IRENA’s General Assembly on Friday*, we were all looking forward to one item on the agenda – launch of a new report, A New World: The Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation. We all swarmed into

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USGC Finds Potential for Growing Ethanol Markets in Nigeria and Ghana

(U.S. Grains Council)  The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) recently conducted a market assessment mission to Nigeria and Ghana gauging the potential for U.S. ethanol exports to these countries. “The mission identified a need for higher ethanol volumes and engaged government and industry

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Bringing the Concept of Climate-Smart Agriculture to Life : Insights from CSA Country Profiles Across Africa, Asia, and Latin America (English)

(The World Bank)  Bringing the Concept of Climate-Smart Agriculture to Life: Insights from CSA Country Profiles across Africa, Asia, and Latin America The Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Country Profile Series assesses climate change challenges and solutions in the agricultural sectors of more than

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UN Food and Agriculture Organization Highlights Climate Smart Agriculture

(UN Food and Agriculture Organization)  Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is an approach that helps to guide actions needed to transform and reorient agricultural systems to effectively support development and ensure food security in a changing climate. CSA aims to tackle three main

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Finnish Pilot Develops a New Solution for Sustainable Forestry

(VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd/EurekAlert)  Finnish pilot develops a new solution for sustainable forestry New unique mobile application puts forest Big Data to more efficient use The whole of Europe is feverishly looking for new ways to use farm,

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How Poverty Is Causing Deforestation Across Africa

by Obed Owusu-Adda  (Chatham House)  Gitika Bhardwaj speaks to campaigner Obed Owusu-Addai about why solving the problem of deforestation across Africa requires tackling one of its biggest causes – poverty.  --  Deforestation is directly being caused by activities such as illegal logging,

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Closed Doors, Open Windows: Tariffs in China and Brazil ...

by Lisa Gibons (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Tariffs in China and Brazil have deeply affected U.S. ethanol exports, but other markets remain, new ones are opening and opportunities still abound for the world’s lowest-cost octane. Despite a 20 percent tariff rate quota implemented

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Sharing The Octane Advantage Of Ethanol With World Markets

(U.S. Grains Council)  ... Global markets vary greatly in their experiences with ethanol, from fully realizing the advantages of increased ethanol use to continued reliance on expensive and environmentally harmful fossil fuel additives. The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) wants countries around

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The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to the Energy Outlook through 2040

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The BP Energy Outlook explores the forces shaping the global energy transition out to 2040 and the key uncertainties surrounding that transition. It shows how rising prosperity drives an increase in global energy demand and how

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Agri-Tech Can Turn African Savannah into Global Food Basket – African Development Bank

(African Development Bank Group)  The African Development Bank is championing a new regional and global effort to transform the African Savannah from a “Sleeping Giant” to the cradle of the continent’s green revolution. “This sleeping giant needs to wake up,” the Bank’s

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Extending Palm Oil Production in Africa Threatens Primate Conservation

(EU Science Hub: The European Commission's science and knowledge service)  Future expansion of the palm oil industry could have a dramatic impact on African primates, according to the findings of a new study led by the JRC.  The study has been published today (August

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I’ll Never Find Another You: Provivi’s Protecting Crops by Confusing Pests in Their Search for Romance

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... (O)ne of the topics under discussion was 40 percent or higher maize crop losses now being experienced in Africa because of the Fall Anyworm pest. The losses are causing up to 10 percent GDP

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New Research Shows the Health Benefits of Ethanol-Fueled Cookstoves

by Jieyi Lu (Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  Today, about three billion people still cook and heat their homes with traditional stoves and solid fuels worldwide. These fuels and stoves are major contributors to household air pollution in the developing world.

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Commonwealth Countries Get Knocked Down, But Get Up Again

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  With 195 countries on the planet today, an impressive 53 countries are Commonwealth countries, including countries in Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Pacific. They include large, rich countries like Canada and Australia all

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Fighting Food Waste in Africa with Biofuel-Run Sparky Dryer

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  In Uganda, engineering graduate Lawrence Okettayot is addressing food waste with his new Sparky Dryer, which is a food dehydrator that runs on biofuel from a farmer’s garden and burns with zero-carbon emissions. The dehydrator helps

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What’s Needed in African Agriculture Before Technology

by Louisa Burwood-Taylor (AgFunderNews)  “A lot of what’s needed in African agriculture is quite low-tech if tech at all,” says Gary Vaughan-Smith, chief investment officer at SilverStreet Capital, the agribusiness private equity firm. SilverStreet has been investing in African agriculture since 2011 when it

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Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2018

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Florida, the Digest today releases its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 65 countries. The bulk of mandates continue to come from the EU-27,

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Avoiding GMOs Isn’t Just Anti-Science. It’s Immoral.

by Mitch Daniels (The Washington Post)  Of the several claims of “anti-science” that clutter our national debates these days, none can be more flagrantly clear than the campaign against modern agricultural technology, most specifically the use of molecular techniques to create

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Perspectives on Biofuels in Sub-Saharan Africa

by Susan van Dyk, Emile van Zyl, Brett Pletschke (International Energy Agency Bioenergy Task 39)  This short contribution provides some perspectives on opportunities for biofuel production on the African continent. Africa has a large land base, with only 27% of its arable

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Better Soil Could Trap as Much Planet-Warming Carbon as Transport Produces: Study

by Thin Lei Win (Reuters)  Improving soil health in farmlands could capture extra carbon equivalent to the planet-warming emissions generated by the transport sector, one of the world’s most polluting industries, experts said Tuesday. Soil naturally absorbs carbon from the atmosphere through

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Sona Group Beefs up Production at Nigeria-Based Ethanol Plant

(Biofuels International)  India-headquartered Sona Group has announced that it has beefed up the production at its Nigeria-based ethanol plant, according to media reports from Business Day. The website reported that Sona ethanol will producing 120,000 litres daily, approximately 43.8 million litres per annum

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The Brazilian Conference on Science and Technology BioEnergy and the Progress in the BioEconomy in Brazil

by Laís F. Thomaz* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Held in Campos do Jordão on 16-19 October 2017, the Third Edition of the Brazilian BioEnergy Science and Technology Conference (BBEST) highlighted the theme "Designing a Sustainable Bioeconomy".  [caption id="attachment_89735" align="alignleft" width="300"] BBEST--Brazilian BioEnergy

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK

Gerard Ostheimer and Doug Faulkner co-authored a Biofuels Digest article with some ideas that show the benefits bioenergy could bring to Africa: "Africans should strive for sustainable fuels from native feedstocks in a modern infrastructure and thriving economy ... Renewable diesel

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Growing the African Biofuel Sector: What’s Not to Like?

by Gerard Ostheimer and Doug Faulkner (Biofuels Digest)  ...  (I)n Sub-Saharan Africa a thriving indigenous bioenergy industry can play a positive and productive role in modernizing economies and improving the quality of human life. One challenge for African bioenergy development though

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No Boredom for Sorghum – Sorghum Reaches Stardom Status with Huge $16 Million Grant

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Sweet sorghum stardom! In possibly one of the largest government grants given to anyone for research on a single feedstock, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is receiving a 5-year $16 million grant from the U.S. Department

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Biodiesel: 2017 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2021 - Research and Markets

(Research and Markets/PR Newswire)  The "Biodiesel: 2017 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.  The present report is an essential resource for a one looking for detailed information on the

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