Secretary Cardenas obtained a BSc in Electrical Engineering at the Tecnologico in Ciudad Guzman, Jalisco, subsequently pursuing an MA in Industrial Organization and a Ph.D. at the Escuela Tacnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales of the Universidad Politecnica in Madrid. During his political career, he has served as Secretary of Studies of the Municipal Board of […]

Euro-Latin Capital has been focusing on the Biofuels industry during the last few years; particularly in Argentina, Brazil and the US, and has developed a globally recognized expertise, especially in the biodiesel space. Euro-Latin Capital has acted as investment manager for a large Argentine project at port site for exports, which will eventually reach 500,000 […]

The TerraCottem soil conditioner is the original proprietary mixture of more than twenty hydroabsorbent and nutritive components that work in synergy, more effectively than any single polymer or fertilizer product, to significantly increase the capability of soils and growing media to retain and provide water and nutrients, to improve plant and root growth, and to […]

Viridas PLC, a company listed on the AIM market of The London Stock Exchange. Its company chairman, Mr Stanley Wootliff started researching the developement of the Biodiesel market in general, and Jatropha Curcas in particular in 2006. Two things quickly became apparent, the exciting possibilities for Jatropha commercially and environmentally, together with a major absence […]

Nandan Biomatrix Limited has put in a pioneering effort in bringing Medicinal & Biofuel Plants on to the commercial cultivation platform in India. The company with the state-of-the-art equipment for R&D, product development, agri-research is strengthened with professionals and scientists who are responsible for creating patentable products for the company. Nandan has already applied for […]

SoilCorp will spend approximately US$ 450 million of equity over five years to reach a production capacity of 30 000 barrels of plant oil per day. The oil will be made from Jatropha Curcas in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America. Production will carry little or no carbon debt and is estimated to reduce GHG […]

Biogreen Oil B.V. is a Netherlands corporation with operations around the world. Our mission is to develop renewable and sustainable sources of biofuel. We plan to fulfill this mission primarily by cultivating jatropha curcas, a crop with the potential to yield fuel without squeezing out food production or reducing biodiversity, and with the potential to […]

The Philippine National Oil Company-Alternative Fuels Corporation (PNOC-AFC), formerly known as the PNOC Petrochemical Development Corporation (PPDC), was officially incorporated on July 13, 2006. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Philippine National Oil Company. The PNOC-AFC’s primary mandate is to explore, develop and accelerate the utilization and commercialization of alternative fuels in the country. […]

Dr. ir R.E.E. (Raymond) Jongschaap is the Team Leader of the Global Jatropha curcas Evaluation Program ( at Plant Research International (, part of Wageningen University and Research centre ( in the Netherlands. The evaluation programme generates scientifically sound information on Jatropha curcas by studying the genetic variability of Jatropha curcas in the world and […]

Following on from the highly successful JatrophaWorld 2008 in Jakarta Indonesia last January, the world of Jatropha will meet in Miami, Florida, USA, June 9 -11 this year. The conference will address many of the remaining Myths associated with the growing and use of Jatropha. Not least of the myths to be proven wrong, is […]

D1 Oils Plant Science, a full daughter of D1 Oils plc, is a biofuels technology company. Our strategy is to develop new energy crops into sustainable commercial fuels. We provide technology and services for the breeding, development, planting and harvesting of new varieties of commercial biofuel crops, focusing on alternative, sustainable feedstocks that are not […]

ScanFuel Ghana Ltd is a private limited liability company incorporated in Ghana under the companies code, 1963 (Act 179) with objective to invest and operate large scale food and biofuel plantations on land secured on long term lease with community leaders in rural areas of Ghana. Oil Palm and Jatropha are the preferred feedstock’s which […]

Randall von Wedel is the founder and Principal Biochemist for CytoCulture International, an environmental laboratory and consulting firm on the San Francisco Bay. Dr. von Wedel is a graduate of Dartmouth College and received his Doctorate in Biochemistry from the University California Medical Center in San Francisco. Dr. von Wedel completed 2 years as a […]

Deutsche Bank is a leading global investment bank with a strong and profitable private clients franchise. Its businesses are mutually reinforcing. Private Clients and Asset Management The Private Clients and Asset Management Group Division, or PCAM, comprises Deutsche Bank’s investment management business for both private and ins­ti­tu­tional clients, together with our tra­di­tional banking acti­vities for […]

GEXSI is a UK charity, headquartered in London, with an additional office base in Berlin. It counts on a small, high-calibre staff, senior advisors with strong international development expertise, volunteers, and partner organizations around the world. In its current form, GEXSI has been operating since 2004. GEXSI was launched originally in 2001, under the auspices […]

Biodiesel Industries, Inc., is a company founded by Mr Russell Teall over ten years ago for the purpose of developing and commercializing biodiesel production technology. Under Mr. Teall’s leadership Biodiesel Industries has successfully evolved patented biodiesel production techniques for a wide variety of feedstocks. Beginning with laboratory scale demonstrations, it eventually lead to full scale […]

Luis Montes (1976), associate professor at Universidad San Carlos in Guatemala city. PhD student in the Jatropha curcas genetic research program. Experience in genetic analyses methods in both Latin America as in the USA. JatrophaWorld 2008 Miami Speaker Day 2: Wednesday, June 11 11:40 GLOBAL JATROPHA CURCAS GENETIC DIVERSITY STUDY Development of new breeding methods […]

(UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible. The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida is a statewide organization dedicated to teaching, research and extension. Faculty is […]

Imperium Renewables Inc. (IRI) is a national leader in next generation biodiesel refining and manufacturing technology. We are driven by a single yet ambitious goal – to fundamentally change the way we fuel our cars, trucks, ships, trains and planes by developing and producing clean, renewable and sustainable alternative fuels. To meet that goal, the […]

The mission of Green Microfinance (GM) is to advocate the use of sustainable energy by microenterprises and microfinance institutions, which contributes to global sustainable economic development and reduces the impacts of climate change on the poorest of the poor. Green Microfinance: Promotes the use and distribution of renewable energy technologies, which helps reduce global warming, […]

GHP Biodiesel is a German based manufacturer of mid-sized bio-diesel installations. In 2002, GHP started out as a producer of bio-diesel in the German market. With its daily experience and feedback, GHP started out expanding and improving its technology, increasing its capacity and sophistication. As GHP Biodiesel built its learning curve over time, the management […]

With Diesel prices’ fluctuating in wallet bursting ranges and petroleum products tainted in many minds due to its association with violence in the Middle East, the demand for Biodiesel and feedstocks like Jatropha is all set to boom in the US. Right now, the Biodiesel blends are pricier than pure petroleum diesel, but with the […]