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  • Cultivation of Jatropha in the Gambia

    IIMA Consultora, in alliance with the local company WOMY, founded ENVERGY GAMBIA LTD in 2007 to promote this project. The objective is to bring and extend the cultivation of this subtropical species in the country, from the seeds of which it is possible to extract oil valid for biodiesel production. Cultivation provides for the recovery of woody species in degraded and highly eroded soils, and ...


  • VEPOWER signs agreement with Jatropha Africa for 50,000 hectares

    VEPOWER Limited has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Jatropha Africa with the goal of financing the Company’s 50,000 hectare plantation in Ghana, West Africa.  VEPOWER will thus secure more than 40,000 tonnes of crude bio-fuel. VEPOWER is quickly emerging as one of Europe’s leading sustainable energy companies.  The business is built around the expertise of CEO ...

  • Jatropha can revive degraded land, says study

    Large-scale cultivation of Jatropha – known as a potential source of biofuel – can improve the soil quality of degraded lands and address climate change, says a new study. Jatropha curcas seeds yield ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Jatropha Journey from Jungle to Jet Fuel

    Aiming at high profitability of jatropha, other nonfood plantation and providing efficient management tool for producers and accurate prediction process for policy makers, further to discuss relevant information, Center For Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) has designed & dedicated the 6th Global Jatropha Hi-tech Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Programme: Jatropha World 2013 - MAIN THEMES: announced

    6th 5-day Global Jatropha Hi-tech Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme September 23-27, 2013   Programme - Main Themes: Jatropha Curcas Biology, Biodiversity & Physiology -Genetic Improvement ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Carbon2Green: Report of the Organization of the United Nations on the Jatropha

    MONTREAL, QUEBEC - Carbon2Green Corporation (TSX VENTURE: CGN) ("Carbon2Green" or the "Corporation") announces that the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ("FAO") and the International Fund for Agricultural Development ("IFAD") have published a recent report, (http://www.fao.org/news/story/fr/item/44324/icode/), on the possible role of the development of jatropha in reducing ...


    By Carbon2Green Corporation

  • Mission Achieves the World’s First Jatropha ISCC Certification

    Mission NewEnergy Limited (NASDAQ:MNEL) (ASX:MBT), a global provider of environmentally sustainable biofuels, today announced that the Company has received the coveted International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) for its Jatropha contract farming model, a world first for any Jatropha business. To qualify for ISCC certification, companies must ...


    By Mission NewEnergy Limited

  • CJP to teach Algae Castor Jatropha Jojoba Moringa Pongamia Simarouba Biodiesel

    CJP is all set to hold 4th Global Jatropha Hi-tech Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme in India from SEPTEMBER 14 -18, 2011. The JatrophaWorld India 11-- the Most Authoritativeplatform shall introduce the A-Z of Sustainable Jatropha Production; sustainable business models; R&D progress, and application technologies, including utilization of Jatropha Crude ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Lack of science means jatropha biofuel `could fail poor`

    Mass planting of jatropha as a biofuel crop could benefit poor areas as well as combating global warming, but only if a number of scientific and production issues are properly addressed, a review has warned. Growing jatropha for biofuel on degraded land unsuitable for food and cash crops could help improve the earnings of small farmers and counter poverty, reports the Food and Agriculture ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Karanj and Jatropha: Key Elements of New Biofuel Mission in India

    Karanj and Jatropha are the two plants India is emphasizing on for promoting alternative energy sources, as the country launches a nationwide biofuel mission. A committee of experts was set up by the Federal Planning Commission, which will study and suggest measures for the promotion of biofuels’ development. In a recent report submitted by the committee before the commission, the committee ...


    By RNCOS

  • CJP introduces Biological Inputs to Enhance the Jatropha Energy Farms Profitability

    CJP scientists are continuously working on enhanced genetics, agronomics and horticulture sciences to drive new varieties, more knowledge around the Jatropha plant’s nutritional requirements and more science-based processes for the care and custody of the plant and have achieved reliable and scalable results in Jatropha energy farming. Reliance on inorganic ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • EPA Issues Draft GHG Analysis For Production and Transport of Jatropha Oil

    On October 13, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice inviting comments on its analysis of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions attributable to the production and transport of jatropha curcas (jatropha) oil ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • SG Biofuels and Bunge Form Strategic Alliance to Process Jatropha Seeds Into Sustainable Crude Oil

    SAN DIEGO - SG Biofuels, a bioenergy crop company developing and producing elite seeds of Jatropha, today announced it has established a strategic partnership with Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), to research and develop a model to process Jatropha seeds into a biofuel feedstock. SG Biofuels ...


    By SGB, Inc.

  • JATROPHAWORLD 2011 Showcases How Jatropha Can Become A Sustainable Aviation And Transport Fuel?

    What is the fuss about Jatropha and alternative energy all about? The answer to that question and many more will be presented at JATROPHAWORLD 2011. JatrophaWorld debunks the hype and features experienced operators and researchers who'd provide real data and actual experience on cultivation, processing. Global JatrophaWorld India 2011 marks the 4th edition with resounding success. For those who ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Mission Increases Jatropha Oil Supply by 4.7 million Barrels Completing the 2011 Planting Season

    Mission NewEnergy Limited (NASDAQ:MNEL) (ASX:MBT), a global provider of environmentally sustainable biofuels, is pleased to announce that it has materially completed its 2011 Jatropha tree planting season, adding 40,264 new acres and 14,331 new Jatropha contract farmers. The Company has reported strong progress on the expansion of its acreage profile and now has ...


    By Mission NewEnergy Limited

  • Mahua trees and Pongamia trees In India

    we have small farm of 3 acres. i have planted mahua trees and Pongamia trees after i got failure in Jatropha.India , the growing jatropha isa total failure. Jatropha will take more water and it has got toxic effects on the fruits and oil cake is with Phorbol esters which is highly toxic. so we have dropped Jatropha instead we have adopted Mahua and pongamia trees which are so native to India. D1 ...

  • Reality check for `miracle` biofuel crop

    The hardy jatropha tree as a biofuel source may not be the panacea for smallholders that some have claimed, say Miyuki Iiyama and James Onchieku. It sounds too good to be true: a biofuel crop that grows on semi-arid lands and degraded soils, replaces fossil fuels in developing countries and brings huge injections of cash to poor smallholders. That is what some are claiming for Jatropha curcas, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Jatrophaworld 2014: Global Biodiesel CropSphere - Final Agenda Released

    The CJP – The Advanced Biofuel Center, announced that the main agenda for the 77th Global Jatropha World 3.0 Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme which shall be held November 24-28, 2014 at Jaipur, India, unveiling that the CJP’s scientists/ experts will be discussing the latest advances in nonfood Biodiesel commercialization, research and finance ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • 4th JatrophaWorld Training Programme September 14-18, 2011

    Jaipur, India December 21, 2010---------In the India, CJP is all set to hold 4th Global Jatropha Hi-tech Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme in India from SEPTEMBER 14 -18, 2011. The JatrophaWorld India 11-- the Most Authoritative platform shall introduce the A-Z of Sustainable Jatropha Production; sustainable business models; R&D progress, and ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Moving towards New Potential for Next Generation Biodiesel Feedstocks

    There is a significant potential for sustainable aviation fuel based on jatropha-curcas. If cultivated properly, jatropha can deliver strong environmental and socioeconomic benefits across the globe and greenhouse gas reductions of up to 60 percent when compared to petroleum-based jet fuel. But a lack of understanding of the Jatropha Curcas Plant and reliable information; lack of QPM inputs; lack ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

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