Forests are nature’s powerhouse and a vital resource for meeting the world’s renewable-energy demand
Smallholder farmers have become the most important piece of the global agricultural system. Small farmers support the livelihoods of nearly 2 billion people worldwide.
BOTHAVILLE, South Africa, March 10 (Reuters) – A big maize crop following recent rains has pulled South African maize prices to two-year lows, eroding farmers’
The fresh, ripe marula fruit is edible and is used to make beer. Marula has a truly delicious nut which can be eaten raw or
Levulinic acid is a platform chemical with significant potential to substitute petroleum-based products in the chemical and fuel sectors. In this particular research example, the
Since we reported on the 2015 report, the biobased industry now contributes 4.2 million jobs and $393 billion to US economy. Each job in the US bioeconomy adds 1.76 jobs in adjacent sectors. In Africa, we can expect an even higher job creation rate (See: GreenEnergyPark™ biorefinery).
During 10 years of furfural process R&D, the team at International Furan Technology (“IFT”), a DalinYebo subsidiary, investigated and developed solutions mainly for the use
With declining oil prices bioplastics will experience increased competition from fossil fuel based, volume plastics, particularly in the packaging market. Yet bioplastic companies will continue
More than 40 nations1 are proposing to boost their ‘bioeconomy’ … … the part of the economy based in biology and the biosciences. Around US$2
Climate change is real. It is happening right now. It is the most urgent threat facing our entire species, and we need to work collectively