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Declining Castor and Sunflower production in Bahia

I’ve been trawling through the website of the Brazilian Institute for Geography and Statistics (IBGE) and came across some data that I think is alarming From 2007-2009, castor bean production in Bahia declined by 75%! and Sunflower seed production declined … 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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