National Energy Globe Award Mali (overall winner)

Submitted by: Mali Biocarburant
Implemented country: Mali

Mali Biocarburant is a private company with smallholders as shareholders that produce biofuel from Jatropha Curcas in a way that supplements farmers' incomes and contributes to poverty alleviation. Geared towards smallholder farmers in Mali, it is an initiative that can be integrated into existing agricultural activities while optimizing positive environmental impact, especially reducing CO2 emissions through planting Jatropha, producing biogas from Jatropha press cake and biodiesel production. It has a significant potential for upscaling since Jatropha can be intercropped in various farming systems. Biodiesel market is enormous

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