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Farmer’s Cooperatives Approved for Social Fuel Certification- Brazil

If you are thinking about doing research on farmers, cooperatives, biodiesel, Brazil or a combination of these – there is now an easy way to find which Cooperatives are formally approved by the Secretary of Family Farming (Secretaria da Agricultura … Continue reading

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Companies with Social Fuel Certification in Brazil

“Social Fuel Certification” (Selo Combustível Social) is an integral part of the Brazil National Biodiesel Production and Use Policy.  Obtaining the Social Fuel Certification allows the biodiesel producer to receive a tax reduction, participate in the public auctions of biodiesel … Continue reading

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Social Structures in the semi-arid region and the biodiesel market This is a good read and excellent for understanding some of the on-the-ground-realities of biodiesel for social inclusion outcomes in Brazil.  [Use google translate if you don’t speak Portuguese : … Continue reading

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Biodiesel Production Chain Bahia Brazil

This is some mind mapping I’ve done of the Biodiesel Production Chain in Bahia Brazil- mostly with castor bean in mind. This is still a draft – please contact me if you’d like to cite or discuss.

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Figure: Biodiesel Production in Bahia

What do you think of this diagram? Are there elements that I’ve missed? Something not clear? Its a real round-about of connections but the software I was using (scapple)  couldn’t create ‘looped links’ so I’ve done the best with explanatory … Continue reading

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