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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

November 2, 2018 Read Full Article

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

October 31, 2018 Read Full Article

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

August 17, 2018 Read Full Article

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

May 11, 2018 Read Full Article

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.

April 16, 2018 Read Full Article

RSB African Aviation Biofuel Summit — March 20, 2018 — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  RSB African Aviation Biofuel Summit   —   March 20, 2018   —   Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

In a first for the continent, Addis Ababa in Ethiopia will play host to an RSB Aviation Biofuel Summit in March. Generously sponsored by the Boeing Company, this not-to-be-missed summit

February 16, 2018 Read Full Article

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

January 8, 2018 Read Full Article

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.

January 4, 2018 Read Full Article

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

January 2, 2018 Read Full Article

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

December 28, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

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,

November 20, 2017 Read Full Article

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

November 16, 2017 Read Full Article

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

October 28, 2017 Read Full Article

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

October 23, 2017 Read Full Article

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

October 23, 2017 Read Full Article

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

October 9, 2017 Read Full Article

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

August 18, 2017 Read Full Article

Pan-African Food and Non-Food Biomass Expert Network Unveiled

by Liz Gyekye  (Bioenergy Insight)  The “first” pan-African expert network on food and non-food biomass has been launched by African and German researchers. BiomassNet aims to ensure that food security

August 8, 2017 Read Full Article

Could Clean Energy Spark A Mineral Boom?

(Energy Today/Oilprice.com) A new World Bank report released today (July 18, 2017) highlights the potential impacts that the expected continuing boom in low-carbon energy technologies will have on demand for many

July 31, 2017 Read Full Article

Burn Better, Cook Faster, Save $$: The Quest for an Efficient African Cookstove

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … In Africa, the overwhelming use is cookstoves, and for a generation now, companies and organizations have been handing out LPG or ethanol cookstoves trying to

June 1, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia Attract International Interest in Developing Homegrown Jet Biofuels

(GreenAir Online)  A year after issuing a joint Request for Information (RFI) from parties interested in supporting the development and production of sustainable aviation fuel in the region, Air New

April 7, 2017 Read Full Article

African Climate Technology Center (ACTC) Selects Nine Institutions to Develop Climate Mitigation and Adaptation Research Projects Across the Continent

(AllAfrica)  The African Climate Technology Center (ACTC) has the mission of supporting Sub-Saharan countries in scaling-up the adoption of clean technologies for adaptation and mitigation, through activities that include knowledge

March 23, 2017 Read Full Article

New Research: Forcing Local Peoples off Their Lands Drives Almost Two-Thirds of Conflicts Between Companies and Local Communities in Africa

(RightsAndResources.org)  Experts at Dakar event point to a significant cause of investment losses, work stoppages and violence across Africa: the failure of governments and companies to respect the land rights

February 17, 2017 Read Full Article

Novozymes Cuts Jobs, Says U.S. Policy, Monsanto Deal Pose Risks

by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen and Teis Jensen (Reuters)  To cut 198 jobs, invest more in emerging markets; Says could take time to return to past growth rates;  Bayer takeover of Monsanto, US energy policy

January 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Community Heroes Awards DEADLINE: February 1, 2017

(Awake Africa)  The Community Heroes Awards is an initiative of African Centre for Peace Building and Awake Africa Magazine which seeks to identify, celebrate and honor individuals and organizations who

January 2, 2017 Read Full Article

NexSteppe Malibu Sweet Sorghum and Palo Alto Biomass Sorghum Approved for Commercial Sale in South Africa

(NexSteppe)  NexSteppe, a company dedicated to pioneering the next generation of sustainable feedstock solutions for biobased industries, announced today that the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has

December 15, 2016 Read Full Article

Commission’s Flip-Flop on Biofuels Puts at Risk Tens of Thousands of Jobs

by Patrick Kent (Irish Cattle & Sheep Farmers’ Association/Euractiv)  The key element of this renewable energy plan is that the ceiling for the crop biofuel component of EU transport fuels

December 6, 2016 Read Full Article

Petrobras Speeds Sales of Assets and Seeks Partners to Reduce Debts

by Nicola Pamplona (Folha de S.Paulo)  …  The idea is concentrate expenditure in operations connected to petroleum production, which have a higher potential to generate revenues. All other operations, such as

September 21, 2016 Read Full Article

Global Biofuels Market Will Gain Momentum Due to Increasing Energy Security Until 2020, Says Technavio

(BusinessWire/Technavio)  The global biofuels market is expected grow at a CAGR of nearly 6% during the forecast period, according to Technavio’s latest report. In this report, Technavio covers the market

September 18, 2016 Read Full Article

Baseline Report of Clean Cooking Fuels in the East African Community

(Project Gaia)  Ethanol fuel production represents a significant opportunity for economic and social development in the East African Community (EAC) region. Ethanol can be produced locally using a variety of feedstocks that

September 5, 2016 Read Full Article

Doing More (and Better) with Less: 2016 Global Agribusiness Forum Shows the Ways to Provide Food and Bioenergy, with Sustainability, for an Increasing Population

by Lais Thomaz* and Dan Quadros** (Advanced Biofuels USA) With diverse and dynamic programming involving agribusiness, food safety, nutrition, sustainability and bioenergy, the 2016 GAF achieved its mission to gather producers,

July 26, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

Solutions from the Land Leaders Bring North American Climate Smart Agriculture Ideas to Global Summit in Rome

(North American Climate Smart Agricultural Alliance)  Solutions from the Land (SfL) is taking an active role in the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture (GACSA) summit underway this week in

June 16, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

Cars and Trucks Burn Almost Half of All Palm Oil Used in Europe

(Transport & Environment)  …  In 2014, 45% of all the palm oil used in Europe ended up in the tanks of cars and trucks, data from EU vegetable oil industry association

June 2, 2016 Read Full Article

Where Did Biofuels Technologies Come from?

by Gerald Kutney  (Lee Consulting/Biofuels Digest)  … From the time of the caveman until the early Industrial Revolution, biofuels – namely wood and the advanced biofuel of the day, charcoal – reigned

June 2, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

Biofuels Mandates Around the World: The 2016 Visual Guide

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) 64 countries have targets or mandates – but how much where, and when, and what?  The bulk of mandates continue to come from the EU-27, where

April 4, 2016 Read Full Article

Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada Visits the BioCube™

(BioCube™)  The BioCube Corporation was delighted to have The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada visit the BioCube™ at the GLOBE 2016 Conference in Vancouver last week. Held

April 4, 2016 Read Full Article

The Yield Dividend: 5-10X Increase in Sorghum Opening New Options for Africa?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … In South Africa,, Chromatin and Zaad Holdings have entered into an alliance to produce and distribute planting seed for grain and forage sorghum throughout the

April 1, 2016 Read Full Article

AP Interview: Corruption Probe Holds Lessons for Monaco

by Angela Charlton (Associated Press/Washington Post)  Monaco’s government says it’s investigating how an alleged vast oil corruption scandal involving a Monaco-based company long went unnoticed, even though the principality has

April 1, 2016 Read Full Article

US Agency Sets Sights on Grass in Bid to Make a Better Biofuel

by Suzanne Goldenberg (The Guardian)  Arpa-E project deploys drones and robots to breed fast-growing, drought-resistant and greener biofuel from sorghum which could replace corn ethanol — A US government agency is

March 21, 2016 Read Full Article

Women Are Central to Africa’s Energy Transformation

by Fiona Lambe and Marion Davis (Stockholm Environment Institute/Reuters)  … The reality, of course, is that electricity will not reach all households in the immediate future – not to mention, power is

March 9, 2016 Read Full Article

Biodiesel Opportunities Abroad

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Several U.S. producers, including Genuine Bio-Fuel, Hero BX and the now-defunct Promethean Biofuels, in addition to Miami-based biodiesel exporter and hopeful technology provider Lagosur, sketch

January 13, 2016 Read Full Article

14 More Answers for your Burning Questions about Biofuels, Renewable Chemicals, the New Agriculture, and Biobased Products

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … Q. How have the US elections and the regulatory situation in the US impacted development of biofuels for other countries, particularly Latin America? …  Not

December 28, 2015 Read Full Article

Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform: From Rhetoric to Reality

by Shelagh Whitley and Laurie van der Burg (New Climate Economy)  The research underpinning this New Climate Economy Working Paper was a major input into the 2015 New Climate Economy report

December 22, 2015 Read Full Article

New Biobased Projects Around the World

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Who’s building what, where, now. 29 projects in construction or in commissioning in Africa, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Australia, and the Americas Despite low

November 18, 2015 Read Full Article

U.S. Oil Refiners Look Abroad for Crude Supplies as North Dakota Boom Fades

by Jarrett Renshaw and Catherine Ngai (Reuters) … North Dakota’s Bakken production peaked at 1.153 million barrels per day in June, and had fallen to 1.13 million barrels per day by

November 4, 2015 Read Full Article

The African Development Bank and Partners Host Energy Week in Abidjan

(African Development Bank Group)  The African Development Bank (AfDB) is hosting and co-organizing Energy Week, a series of events, including high-level discussions and partnerships focusing on lighting up and powering

September 15, 2015 0 comment Read Full Article

Cooking with Ethanol: Benefits, Key Challenges and Lessons Learned

(Partnership for Clean Indoor Air)  Over the last ten years, organizations like Project Gaia Inc. and its partners have been promoting clean cookstoves that are powered by ethanol, and have

August 7, 2015 Read Full Article

Technology No Silver Bullet for Africa’s Farming Challenges, Says Entrepreneur

by Dinfin Mulupi (How We Made It in Africa)  Africa is seeing a surge in mobile phone-based solutions promising to revolutionise the agricultural industry. Technology entrepreneurs have developed mobile platforms

August 4, 2015 Read Full Article

Understanding Global Agriculture in 15 Minutes

by By Tom Schenk (Agriculture 2.0)  Over the past ten years, scores of articles have been written about the merits of investing in farmland as well as the challenges of producing

July 17, 2015 Read Full Article

THE CASE FOR BIOFUEL: The Magic Bullet for Energy Security and Rural Development in Africa

by Olatomiwa Bifarin* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Around 770,000 BC, it was fire, at some point – wood, dung and coal, to the now-ominous fossil fuels. This is the evolution of

July 16, 2015 0 comment Read Full Article

Food in the Age of Biofuels

by Jose Graziano da Silva (United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization/Project Syndicate) … But this is a false dichotomy. The choice cannot be between food and fuel. We can make good use of both.

July 3, 2015 Read Full Article

Stoves that Save: Poet Partners to Fight Pollution and Deforestation in Haiti with Ethanol Cookstoves

by Janna Farley (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Deforestation and pollution have distressed the country’s environment and beauty. The chronic effects of disease, economic instability and social unrest, coupled with the infrastructure

June 29, 2015 Read Full Article

Wasting the Savanna

By Tim Searchinger and Lyndon Estes (The Washington Post/Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs)  In recent years, as governments have begun to protect tropical forests because

May 11, 2015 Read Full Article

Food vs. Food and Fuel

By Hilary Landfried (Project Gaia)  … We rarely think of it here in the West, hooked up to electric and gas grids as we are, but nearly half of the world’s population

March 13, 2015 0 comment Read Full Article

Tough Characters: Looking for Biofuel Plants that Can Survive Drought and Other Harsh Conditions

by Chris Woolston (Bioenergy Connection)  With its crown of pink blossoms, the humble seashore mallow may look unassuming, even delicate. But when it comes to brutal environments, this seaside shrub

February 16, 2015 Read Full Article

Imposing Carbon Price Would Spur Bioenergy, Slash Emissions — MIT Study

by Amanda Peterka  (E&E Publishing / Greenwire) Bioenergy production would boom and spur steep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions if a global price is slapped on carbon, Massachusetts Institute of

January 16, 2015 Read Full Article

10 Biggest Bioeconomy Blockbuster Stories of 2014 (EU, Middle East and Africa)

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Aviation biofuels on the rise, in the skies” tops the trend list; drop-in and cellulosic ethanol projects; M&A and cap raises, and action from strategic

December 29, 2014 Read Full Article

A New Three-Legged Platform for the Advanced Bioeconomy? The Castor, Jatropha, Pongamia Strategy.

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Castor, jatropha, pongamia — the three steps that Bosques Energeticos is taking in piloting its way to success in fuels, chemicals and other markets. Can

December 17, 2014 Read Full Article

Meghan Sapp, Secretary General, PANGEA, and Senior Editor, The Digest

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  PANGEA is a leader in the promotion of technology transfer and investment into Africa’s growing bioeconomy, … .  PANGEA in 2015 is breaking out beyond

December 15, 2014 Read Full Article

Biofuels Help Boost Sustainable Transport and Support Rural Development in Africa: GRFA

(Renewable Fuels Association)  Today, as the first African Sustainable Transport Forum gets under way in Nairobi, Kenya, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) called on forum attendees to adopt biofuels

October 29, 2014 Read Full Article

Is the Next “Green Revolution” Right Around the Corner?

by Caitlin Kennedy (Biotech NOW)  National Geographic’s October issue contains an in-depth article, “The Next Green Revolution” on how plant biotechnology will

October 17, 2014 Read Full Article

Africa, ME, Asia to Drive Global Biofuels Demand to 115 mn Tonnes by 2018

(Business Standard)  Growth in 2013-18 period likely to be moderate compared to 2008-13 period as demand from the US stagnates,

September 9, 2014 Read Full Article

New Council of International Biotech Associations Formed

(Biotechnology Industry Organization)  An international confederation of biotechnology trade associations announced today the ratification of bylaws creating the International Council

July 22, 2014 Read Full Article

Summary of World Bioenergy Association Global Bioenergy Statistics 2014

by Milsa Vijayadharan (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Bioenergy is considered to be an important source of energy for the next decades

June 27, 2014 Read Full Article

China New Energy Limited Agreement to Provide Specialist 2nd Cellulosic Generation Biofuel Technology

(China New Energy)  The Board of CNE (AIM:CNEL), the AIM quoted engineering and technology solutions provider to the bioenergy sector,

December 17, 2013 Read Full Article

Leave the Oil in the Soil; Leave the Coal in the Hole

Excerpts from a November 10, 2013, letter from 74 African organizations to US President Barack Obama. Dear President Obama, We

November 22, 2013 Read Full Article

Argentine Biodiesel Exports Seen Increasing on Demand From U.S.

by  Whitney McFerron (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)  Argentina, the world’s biggest biodiesel exporter, is increasing shipments of the fuel on stronger U.S. demand,

November 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Dust Unto Dust

by Mary C. Scholes, Robert J. Scholes (Science Magazine)    In the past, great civilizations have fallen because they failed to prevent the

November 7, 2013 Read Full Article

Biofuels Producers Hunting Foreign Fields

by Mackinnon Lawrence (Forbes)  … Companies like SG Biofuels, Ceres, and others are squarely focused on biotechnology innovation, involving complex biological modifications at the

October 25, 2013 Read Full Article

One-Sided Report on Biofuels Cost is Wrong

by Rob Vierhout  (ePURE/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … The “accountancy-model” IISD used was one-sided, looking only at government expenditure but leaving out

September 25, 2013 Read Full Article

Project on Bioenergy in Africa Successfully Completed

(Netzwerk Biotriebstoffe)  The ERA-ARD project “Bioenergy in Africa: Opportunities and Risks of Jatropha and Related Crops” was officially closed at

September 19, 2013 Read Full Article

7 Hot Energy Crops for Advanced Biofuels: What’s Happening?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Miscanthus, sorghum, switchgrass, jatropha, camelina, carinata, and arundo. Who’s doing what to bring these crops

August 8, 2013 Read Full Article

Alternative Biofuel Crops to Fuel the Future of the Poor

(EurekAlert/World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF))   The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have launched the

July 24, 2013 Read Full Article

Africa: Securing Africa's Land for Shared Prosperity

by Makhtar Diop (AllAfrica)  Few development challenges in Africa are as pressing and controversial as land ownership and its persistent

July 22, 2013 Read Full Article

Africa: Algae Biofuels Deemed Unsuitable for Developing Nations

by Joel Winston (AllAfrica)  Significant uncertainties about the development of algae biofuels and a lack of research and development capabilities

July 22, 2013 Read Full Article

How Biobased Energy, Consumer Goods Will Become the Biggest Vertical in Cleantech

by Richard Herbert (Biofuels Digest)  Portfolios may be littered with the bones of first generation biofuels startups, but for strategic investors,

July 22, 2013 Read Full Article

Walking Away from Biofuels Will Not Solve Concerns about Them

by Carlo Hamelinck  (Euractiv.com/Ecofys)  …By effectively decreasing the ambition on biofuels, as it is currently debated in the European Parliament

July 5, 2013 Read Full Article

Scientists Alarmed by Rapid Spread of Brown Streak Disease in Cassava

(EurekAlert!)  World’s cassava experts to wage war against cassava viruses; introduction into Nigeria, the largest cassava producer in the world,

May 13, 2013 Read Full Article

Who’s Fooling Whom? The Real Drivers in Africa’s Food Crisis

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Belgium, PANGEA (Partners for Euro-African Green Energy) launched an update to its report “Who’s

April 24, 2013 Read Full Article

Versalis Invests $20M in Genomatica, Launches JV for Bio-based Butadiene

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Italy, Versalis and Genomatica announced the establishment of a technology joint venture for bio-based butadiene

April 11, 2013 Read Full Article

SG Biofuels Sees Deal in Southeast Asia or Africa in Six Months

by  Louise Downing (Bloomberg)  SG Biofuels Inc., the green fuel biotech company working with Airbus SAS, is seeking a partner in

April 5, 2013 Read Full Article

WBA: Enough Land for More Food, Feed, Biofuels

by Anna Simet (Biomass Magazine)  There is enough land available to produce more food, more feed and more biofuels, which

March 29, 2013 Read Full Article

SGB Confirms Genetic Diversity of Jatropha Is Comparable to Corn

(SG Biofuels/Biodiesel Magazine)  …Through the use of new genetic technologies, SGB’s scientists have revealed that the company’s germplasm collection can

March 20, 2013 Read Full Article

BP Biofuels: Time for “The Really Hard Yards” in Biofuels Commercialization

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  At World Biofuels Markets, BP CEO Phil New delivered a keynote speech which attempted to

March 14, 2013 Read Full Article

Myths and Facts about Bioenergy in Africa

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In the Netherlands, PANGEA (Partners for Euro African Green Energy) is launching today a booklet

March 12, 2013 Read Full Article

Addax Bioenergy Earns First African Certification by Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB)

(RSB Services)  The RSB Services Foundation, the implementing entity of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) which has developed a

February 28, 2013 Read Full Article

VayuGrid Signs Agreement for Biofuel Zones in Zambia

(VayuGrid/PR NewsWire)  EEP-SEA Selects VayuSap™ Among 168 Other Projects for a Grant of Over $1 Million India-based VayuGrid and Zambia-based BetterWorld Energy

February 15, 2013 Read Full Article

EU Biofuels Policy Still Driving the Second Scramble for Africa

(ActionAid)  At a seminar on biofuels in Dublin yesterday, David Barissa, a leading expert on food security and land rights

February 15, 2013 Read Full Article

That Darn Devil, Them Dang Details: What’s Really Driving Food Prices?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In the new USDA long-term forecasts, rising global meat consumption stands out as a driver

February 15, 2013 0 comment Read Full Article

Despite Urban Migration, Scale Elusive for MSW-to-Fuels

by Mackinnon Lawrence  (Biofuels Digest/Pike Research)  There are few topics that get the clean technology sector excited less than trash. Meanwhile,

December 5, 2012 Read Full Article

The GM Tree Plantations Bred to Satisfy the World's Energy Needs

by John Vidal (The Guardian)  Israeli biotech firm says its modified eucalyptus trees can displace the fossil fuel industry It’s

November 16, 2012 Read Full Article

World Bank Rejects Call to Halt Land Deals

(Newstime Africa)  The World Bank has rejected a call to suspend its involvement in large scale agricultural land acquisition following

October 15, 2012 Read Full Article

Insight: U.S. and Brazil – At Last, Friends on Ethanol

by Brian Winter (Reuters/Chicago Tribune)  After years at each other’s throats, Brazil and the United States are working together to

September 17, 2012 Read Full Article

Africa's Water-Bioenergy Nexus Ensuring Sustainable Water Management in Africa's Biofuel Sector

(Pangea)  Partners for Euro-African Green Energy (PANGEA) published a new report, Africa’s Water-Bioenergy Nexus. Ensuring Sustainable Water Management in Africa’s

August 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Southern Africa Development Community Countries Meet on Algae Development

(Algae Industry Magazine)  Leaders of the 14-member Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) came together at the St. George Hotel in

August 10, 2012 Read Full Article

Face the Truth: Europe’s Biofuels Bonanza Causes Hunger in Africa

by David Cronin (New Europe Online)  …The production of biofuels is a central factor behind the grabbing of land in

July 4, 2012 Read Full Article

The World Bioenergy Award to North America and Africa

(Environmental Expert)  The winner of the World Bioenergy Award 2012 was announced on 29 May in Jönköping Sweden: Mr. Harry Stokes, USA.

June 4, 2012 Read Full Article

East Africa: U.S. Firm to Turn Hyacinth Into Ethanol

by David Muwanga  (AllAfrica.com)  As the East African Community (EAC) was planning to release a total of Ksh1b for the

May 24, 2012 Read Full Article

Contribution of Biofuels to the Global Economy

(Global Renewable Fuels Association/Cardno ENTRIX)  …As is the case with virtually all other emerging and developing countries, biofuels offer the prospects

May 21, 2012 Read Full Article

JOil Announces Elite Jatropha Varieties Returns Repeatable Yields of over 2 Tons of Seeds per Hectare in First Year of India Field Trials

(JOil)  • Tamil Nadu sites achieve first-year flowering in three months and first harvest in five months • Field trials

March 22, 2012 Read Full Article

JOil Sees Tripling of Jatropha Productivity over Next Eight Years through Application of Biotechnology

(CheckBioTech/JOil)  JOil (S) Pte Ltd, a scientific bioenergy crop developer of New Generation Jatropha, discussed cutting edge science and biotechnology

March 12, 2012 Read Full Article

Biofuels Become a Victim of Own Success – but Not for Long

by Damian Carrington (Government Online)  For the first time in a decade, the vast biofuel industry has stalled. But with crude

January 12, 2012 Read Full Article

VIASPACE Executive Highlights Giant King Grass Advancement & Commercial Opportunities in Africa to Generate Electricity, Manufacture Energy Pellets and Produce Bio-Fuels

(Reuters/VIASPACE)  VIASPACE Executive Highlights Giant King Grass Advancement & Commercial Opportunities in Africa to Generate Electricity, Manufacture Energy Pellets and

December 12, 2011 Read Full Article

Africa’s Farmland in Demand: ‘Is There a Better Place than This?’

by Rick Westhead (The Star)  …Indian industrialist Sai Ramakrishna Karuturi has his eye on this lush scenery, too, but he

December 5, 2011 Read Full Article

African Association Aims to Drive Cleantech Development

by Erin Voegele (Biodiesel Magazine)  The African CleanTech Association launched Oct. 24 and, according to ACTA spokeswoman Suza Adam, the

November 29, 2011 Read Full Article

Clean Food, Via Clean Fuel

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  The secret that “food vs fuel” proponents don’t want you to think about? Not all

November 28, 2011 Read Full Article

SADC Urged to Consider Biofuel Regulations

(Alternative Energy Africa)  Foreign firms are increasing their interest in the biofuel sector resulting in the Southern African Development Community

November 28, 2011 Read Full Article

China is Interested in Biofuels – Why Not the West?

by John C.K. Daly (OilPrice.com/Clean Techies)   …According to PetroChina’s Petrochemical Research Institute deputy chief engineer Fu Xingguo, China is

September 15, 2011 Read Full Article

Assessing Opportunities and Constraints for Biofuel Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

by Graham von Maltitz, William Stafford    (Center for International Forestry Research)    Sustainable biofuel production should provide opportunities for sub-Saharan

August 29, 2011 Read Full Article

Nature Outlook Biofuels–Special Supplement

(Nature:  International Weekly Journal of Science)  Biofuels have big boots to fill. After more than 150 years of using petroleum

July 2, 2011 Read Full Article

Addax Bioenergy Signs Loan Agreement for €258 Million Renewable Energy Project in Sierra Leone

(Business Wire)  Addax Bioenergy S.A. (“Addax Bioenergy”), a subsidiary of the Swiss-based energy group, The Addax and Oryx Group Limited

June 27, 2011 Read Full Article

Biofuels in Africa June 9, 2011 Free Webinar

  Biofuels in Africa   June 9, 2011  Free Webinar

Biofuels in Africa: When it comes to clean energy production, Africa is at a crossroads. The production of industrial biofuels

June 7, 2011 Read Full Article

Biofuels Boom in Africa as British Firms Lead Rush on Land for Plantations

by Damian Carrington and Stefano Valentino (The Guardian)  British firms have acquired more land in Africa for controversial biofuel plantations than

June 1, 2011 Read Full Article

Germany Joins up with Lufthansa to Sponsor Biofuel Six Times Worse than Fossil Fuel

by William McLennan (The Ecologist)  Campaigners are outraged over airline Lufthansa and German government funding for jatropha biofuels trial The

April 29, 2011 Read Full Article

Microfuelers: Biofuels Companies Aim Big, by Thinking Small

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …NGOs in Africa have been touting for some time the use of ethanol cook stoves,

March 28, 2011 Read Full Article

AfDB Group Approves Euros 65 Million to Finance Markala Sugar Project in Mali

(AllAfrica.com)  The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Monday, 6 December 2010 in Tunis, a €30-million

December 13, 2010 Read Full Article

Brazil Set to Assist Tanzania Survey Biofuel Farming Areas

by Beatrice Philamon (IPP Media)  Tanzanian and Brazilian experts are expected to carry out a countrywide survey to identify and propose

October 15, 2010 Read Full Article

BioEnergy World Africa 2011 March 30-31 Johannesburg, South Africa

  BioEnergy World Africa 2011 March 30-31 Johannesburg, South Africa

Africa provides fertile ground for biofuels, biopower and biogas. Untap her potential! Bio-Energy World Africa 2011 co-located with Africa’s biggest

October 14, 2010 Read Full Article

Report Finds Bioenergy Production Can Expand across Africa without Displacing Food

(EurekAlert)  Policies needed to address potential conflicts, but report views bioenergy as crucial to ‘unlocking Africa’s latent potential’. Crops can

July 27, 2010 Read Full Article

LL Biofuels Namibia Produces Biodiesel

(Biofuels International)   LL Biofuels Namibia is set to produce its own biodiesel after signing an agreement that will see the

May 12, 2010 Read Full Article

Namibia to Produce Own Biodiesel

by Chrispin Inambao (New Era)  LL Biofuels Namibia, a highly ambitious foreign-initiated and multi-billion-dollar venture, has secured 300 000 hectares of

April 22, 2010 Read Full Article

Botswana Plans a 50m-Litre Per Year Biodiesel Plant

by Mokagedi Gaotlhobogwe (MmegiOnline) Coal-rich Botswana has announced its ambitious plans to reduce carbon emissions by setting up a 50 million-litre

March 29, 2010 Read Full Article

Biofuels Association of Zambia Urges Govt to Set up Biofuels Fund

by Mutale Kapekele (The Post Online)  The government should set up a biofuels fund, Biofuels Association of Zambia (BAZ) chairperson

March 23, 2010 Read Full Article

How Food And Water Are Driving a 21st-Century African Land Grab

by John Vidal (The Guardian; The Observer) …The farm manager shows us millions of tomatoes, peppers and other vegetables being grown in

March 16, 2010 Read Full Article

“Bioenergy for Sustainable Development in Africa” Lessons Learned from COMPETE, Brussels, 24-25 November 2009

(Pangea Quarterly Newsletter)  … In 2009, PANGEA staff spent a great deal of time looking at the food vs. fuel

January 21, 2010 Read Full Article

Africa: Land-Grabbing – the Why and the How

by Nikolaj Nielsen (All Africa.com; Pambazuka News)   … Biofuels were then and continue to be in many respects hyped as

October 12, 2009 Read Full Article

Life Cycle Assessment of Biofuels from Jatropha curcas in West Africa: a Field Study

by Robert Ndong, Mireille Montrejaud-Vignoles, Oliver Saint Girons, Benoit Gabrielle, Roland Pirot, marjorie Domergue and Caroline Sablayrolles (Global Change Biology Bioenergy)  

June 30, 2009 Read Full Article

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