Biofuels in Africa

Biofuels in Africa

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A new economic opportunity for sub-Saharan Africa is looming large: biofuel production. Rapidly rising energy prices are expected to remain high for an extended period of time because of the increasing demand in prospering and populous countries such as China and India, the depletion of easily accessible supplies of crude oil, and concern over global climate change. As a result, there is renewed interest in biofuels as an alternative to fossil fuels.Africa is uniquely positioned to produce these new cash crops for both domestic use and export. The region has abundant land resources and prefereOpportunities, Prospects, and Challenges Donald Mitchell. for 44 mills located in the ... Reductions in Vehicle Tailpipe Emissions Brazil began a multiphase program in 1986 to reduce tailpipe emissions, especially in urban areas, by enacting the National Motor Vehicle Emissions Control Program. Among the objectivesanbsp;...

Title:Biofuels in Africa
Author: Donald Mitchell
Publisher:World Bank Publications - 2011


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