Clean cooking, gasoline blends boost outlook

Issue 489 - 07 Aug 2023 - By Marc Howard | 3 minute read

Africa has a largely early stage bioethanol industry – after an earlier phase of biofuels developments fell far short of expectations, due to problems over financing and concerns that commercial interests were pushing out vital food crops. ‘First generation’ feedstocks sourced from edible biomass were the subject of a longstanding ‘food versus fuel’ debate over land use.

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