Nigeria to produce bioethanol from cassava

Plantations International News The Nigerian Cassava Growers’ Association (NCGA) has partnered with the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), an international private infrastructure financier, to set up a bioethanol plant, according to the News Agency of Nigeria. National president of NCGA Segun Adewumi says the plant, which is to use cassava as feedstock, will also serve as a bioenergy and power generation plant for ten states of the West African federal republic. ‘NCGA is planning to establish ethanol factories across the nation that will produce millions of litres of ethanol in a year. We are focusing on ten states and the requirement [...]