Jatropha Assessment. Agronomy, socio-economic issues, and ecology. Facts from literature.

J.A.J. van Eijck, E. Smeets, H.A. Romijn, A.J. Balkema, R.E.E. Jongschaap

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    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationUtrecht, the Netherlands
    PublisherNL Agency
    Number of pages157
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

    Publication series

    NameReport NL Agency, November 2010
    PublisherNL Agency

    Keywords

    • jatropha
    • agronomy
    • socioeconomics
    • sustainability
    • food security
    • feasibility studies
    • biobased economy

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