SEAD the Diversification of Raw Material for Biodiesel
(Special Secretariat for Family Agriculture and Agrarian Development/Canal Jornal da Bioenergia (Google Translation)) Family farms will gain new market in the National Program for Biodiesel Production and Use (PNPB). In addition to oil supplies, already known to family farmers, the animal by-products are the focus of the Special Secretariat for Family Agriculture and Agrarian Development (SEAD) in 2017. “We can increase the participation of producers and we will not be so dependent on soy, representing more than 99% of the participation of family farmers in the program,” said the general coordinator of Biofuels SEAD, Marco Pavarino.
According to data from SEAD, in 2015, 72,485 families in seal arrangements Social Fuel, provided the raw material for the production of biodiesel, generating about US $ 4 billion for farmers. There are currently nearly 900,000 households that declare beef cattle as one of its products. “With the new arrangements, much of the public can benefit from PNPB as the beef tallow is excellent raw material,” says Pavarino.
There are successful experiences of supply of animal by-products for the production of biodiesel. family enterprises sell beef tallow, fish oil and oil chicken viscera. Since April this year Cooperativa Agroindustrial (Coasul), of St. John, in Parana sells 300 tons of oil per month with Petrobras for the production of biodiesel. READ MORE