Utilization of rape seed oil as a bio-fuel
Utilization of rape seed oil as a bio-fuel
Thousands of hectars of cultivated before land is not cultivated and left as a fallow because of very high production cost (eg. cost of fuel ) and also because on not competitive prices;One of solution is to use this fallow land for energy production (rape-seed oil, or fast growing plants).
Project's target is to train farmers, select those who are willing to organize themselves and participate in 50% cost of installation o f agro-refinery based on rape-seed oil.then organize association l
Project was continued see POL/01/24.

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Project Snapshot

Polish Society for Biomass
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 13,914.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 14,494.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 2,019.00
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Notable Community Participation
50 farmers dclared during organised by POLBIOM workshops their participation in cost-sharing of investment; final workshop found only 1 (one!) committed and ready for co-financing;NSC decided to support with additional funds in order to save pilot installation; NC found a rational solution - location in Barka Foundation for homeless people with farm of 400ha;they substantially contributed with their work in preparation building for agrorefinery installation
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
lowering cost of food production in Barka Foundation, own bio-fuel for several tractors working on 400 ha
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