jatropha biofuel News

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Biofuels could increase food production, says report

    Planting biofuel crops in Africa need not damage capacity to grow food and could even enhance food security, according to a controversial review prepared for the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA). The report, with case studies on six countries in East, West and southern Africa, concludes that bioenergy production can expand across the continent and provide income and energy to ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • SG Biofuels Appoints Dr. Jerry Caulder as Chairman

    SG Biofuels, Inc. (SGB), an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel, biomass and chemical markets, has appointed Jerry Caulder, Ph.D., as chairman of the board. Dr. Caulder, currently chairman of Finistere Ventures, has a distinguished track record in the plant sciences industry and is often referred to as the 'father of agricultural ...


    By SGB, Inc.

  • SG Biofuels Ramps Seed Production and Corporate Development With Key Hires

    SG Biofuels, Inc. (SGB), an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel, biomass and chemical markets, has expanded its seed production and corporate development units with the addition of Michael Pereira as director of seed supply chain and Andre Basbaum as director of corporate development. Pereira will drive a significant ...


    By SGB, Inc.

  • SG Biofuels Expands Global Hybrid Trial Network; Confirms Superior Performance Across Multiple Geographies

    SG Biofuels, Inc. (SGB), an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel, biomass and chemical markets, has expanded its global network of Jatropha hybrid trial and agronomic research sites to 15 with the addition of eight new JMax? Knowledge Centers in Guatemala, Brazil and India. Through its growing trial network, SGB continues to demonstrate the ...


    By SGB, Inc.

  • Moringa Meet 2012 Highlights Studies in Moringa Plant Byproducts to Maximize Returns & Understand Moringa as a Biofuel Crop

    India based Center For Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP)’s 2 Day Moringa State of Art International Workshop: Global Moringa Meet 2012  focuses on the entire Moringa production from Ground zero to scale from November 25 & 26, 2012, Jaipur, India. Topics are carefully selected to cover the Agronomy, Horticulture, Biology, ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • 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 ...

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