The Bilibiza Bio Fuel Center
The partnership between ADPP Mozambique, FACT (Fuels from Agriculture and Communal Technology) and the Ministry of Agriculture, is successfully providing an alternative to the high prices of fuel. This is a community based project in which farmers from 36 communities in Cabo Delgado have been mobilized to cultivate jatropha to produce bio fuel for local consumption. The jatropha is planted as hedges around the fields.
The pure vegetable oil obtained from the seeds of jatropha is used for modified diesel engines, for soap productions and for domestic illumination. The bio fuel is used for internal combustion engines.