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Record number 404181
Title Jatropha Assessment. Agronomy, socio-economic issues, and ecology. Facts from literature.
Author(s) Eijck, J.A.J. van; Smeets, E.; Romijn, H.A.; Balkema, A.J.; Jongschaap, R.E.E.
Source Utrecht, the Netherlands : NL Agency (Report NL Agency, November 2010 ) - 157
Department(s) PPO/PRI AGRO Duurzame Bedrijfssystemen
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2010
Keyword(s) jatropha - agronomie - sociale economie - duurzaamheid (sustainability) - voedselzekerheid - haalbaarheidsstudies - biobased economy - agronomy - socioeconomics - sustainability - food security - feasibility studies
Categories Bioenergy
Abstract Jatropha (Jatropha curcas L.) has been promoted as a potential renewable energy source for many of its advantageous properties in comparison to other biomass feedstock. This report summarises the agronomy, socio-economic issues, and ecology facts from literature on Jatropha. Such an overview is essential to formulate recommendations and policy guidelines to stimulate best project practices and also help to avoid the promotion of unviable or unsustainable practices.
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