Land and agronomic potential for biofuel production in Southern Africa

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von Maltitz, Graham; van der Merwe, Marna;
  • Publisher: Helsinki: The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
  • Subject: Q40 | Q42 | Q16 | biofuel | Southern Africa | production potential | crop yields | sugarcane | cassava
    • ddc: ddc:330

The Southern African region, from a purely biophysical perspective, has huge potential for biofuel production, especially in Mozambique and Zambia. Although many of the soils are sandy and acidic, with careful management and correct fertilization, they should be highly ... View more
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