Wednesday, September 7, 2005

Bump in the Biofuel Road

The Indian Planning Commission's proposal in India to raise use of biofuels from 5% to 20% by 2012 is running into roadblocks with the Rural Development ministry.  One key is whether there will be competition with food crops for land.  The proposal involves growing a drought-resistant plant, Jathropa, on 11 million hectares of "wasteland."  News & Media (WBCSD).

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hi, can u please tell me more about how to plant and maintain and harvest the jathropa? your answer will be very much appreciated. Thank you so much!!!


christine
Bulacan, Philippines

Posted by: christine | May 20, 2006 7:22:38 PM

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