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Biofuels boom in Africa as British firms lead rush on land for plantations (online)

The Guardian (UK), 31/05/2011 > The article reveals that British firms have acquired more land in Africa for controversial biofuel plantations than companies from any other country. Half of the 3.2m hectares (ha) of biofuel land identified – in countries … Continue reading

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Tanzania Biofuel Project’s Barren Promise (online)

Inter Press Service (International), 9/03/2011  > The article reveals how an ambitious project to produce clean energy for the Netherlands and Belgium has degenerated into a controversial abuse of natural resources in Africa. Bioshape, a clean energy company based in Neer, the … Continue reading

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I biocarburanti danneggiano la Tanzania (in print)

Internazionale (Italy), 8/10/2010  > L’articolo rivela come un ambizioso  progetto per produrre energia pulita per i Paesi Bassi e il Belgio sia degenerato in un controverso abuso  di risorse  naturali in Africa. Bioshape, una società di energie rinnovabili con sede a Neer, Paesi Bassi, sta attraversando una procedura di bancarotta dopo aver speso 9,6 milioni di dollari in un fallimentare progetto  di biocarburanti in Tanzania. Nel 2006 la … Continue reading

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Tanzania: Bioshape leaves a trail of destruction (in print)

NRC Handelsblad (Netherlands), 21/09/2010   > The article reveals how an ambitious project to produce clean energy for the Netherlands and Belgium has degenerated into a controversial abuse of natural resources in Africa. Bioshape, a clean energy company based in Neer, the Netherlands, … Continue reading

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