Biofuels in South Africa – where do we stand


“Furthermore, the focus of the new Strategy is not on commercial farmers but more on previously disadvantaged communities and emerging farmers which includes a development phase.  Where is the infrastructure in current identified areas where biofuel manufacturing is supposed to start soon and what is going to happen to the by-products?

In South Africa, the government is planning to place a quota and require that at least 25% of the feedstock used to fill the country’s upcoming ethanol and biodiesel blending mandate must be supplied by small-scale farmers.”

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