Tag Archives: PNPB

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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Thesis on Biodiesel

My Endnote library is too big and growing…so thought I should share some of it around. Here is a collection of thesis (some Masters and some PhD) – mostly on the PNPB. I’m sure this is only a small section … 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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