Jatropha – wonder plant or threat to the poor?

The discussion about using plants for producing fuel is a very controversially one. The discussion about the jatropha plant is one example for that. More information is avaibale on this site.



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New factsheet published

Fuel made from plants are controversially discussed: Do they help protecting the environment or do they destroy it? A current discussion is held on the jatropha plant: Facts and arguments for and against a use of this plant were now collected by Bread for the World and the United Evangelical Mission. 

You can download the factsheet (in German) here.


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