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GRFA Supports Adoption of National Policies to Reduce Emissions
April 19, 2016 – 3:55 pm | No Comment

(Global Renewable Fuels Alliance/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Bliss Baker, president of the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance, recently sent letters to the national leaders of 24 countries that highlighted biofuels as part of their Intended Nationally Determined …

Characterisation of Jatropha curcas Seeds and Oil from Mali
December 27, 2012 – 6:07 pm | No Comment

by Josef Rathbauer, Andrea Sonnleitner, Roland Pirot, Rudolf Zeller, Dina Bacovsky    (Science Direct)  This publication deals with the characterisation of Jatropha curcas seeds and the oil obtained hereof. The analyzed seeds have been harvested from hedges and …

Illovo Pulls out of Mali Sugar Project on Security Concerns
May 29, 2012 – 8:32 pm | No Comment

by Mike Cohen (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)  Illovo Sugar Ltd. (ILV), Africa’s largest sugar producer, said it has ended its involvement in the Markala sugar project in Mali because of incomplete funding and a deteriorating security situation …

Illovo Sugar Plans to Produce Ethanol From Molasses in Tanzania by 2013
July 20, 2011 – 10:02 am | No Comment

by Niki Moore (Bloomberg)  Illovo Sugar Ltd. (ILV), Africa’s largest producer of the sweetener, plans to start making potable ethanol from molasses in Tanzania by 2013, Managing Director Graham Clark said.
“We have created an opportunity in …

Biofuels Boom in Africa as British Firms Lead Rush on Land for Plantations
June 1, 2011 – 12:01 pm | No Comment

by Damian Carrington and Stefano Valentino (The Guardian)  British firms have acquired more land in Africa for controversial biofuel plantations than companies from any other country, a Guardian investigation has revealed.
Half of the 3.2m hectares (ha) …

AfDB Group Approves Euros 65 Million to Finance Markala Sugar Project in Mali
December 13, 2010 – 8:39 am | No Comment

(AllAfrica.com)  The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Monday, 6 December 2010 in Tunis, a €30-million senior private sector loan and a €35 million loan from the public sector window to …

Jatropha curcas as Fuel Source for Multi-Function Power Unit
April 6, 2009 – 11:12 am | No Comment

Providing a local source of fuel is a critical element of energy independence and the jatropha plant has several qualities that make it an ideal choice as a fuel provider for a multi-function power unit …