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Mauritius: Sugar cane replaced by the Fatak or cane of Provence?




In the wake of the rising costs of production and a decrease in the price of sugar and a lack of labour, sugarcane growers are beginning to abandon some of their lands have become unprofitable on some 12,000 hectares.
 
Thus, in order to motivate these planters and push them to other markets of production, the Maurice île Durable (MID) commission incentive today to plant of Nader, or cane of Provence, which may include producing biomass and usable especially after a natural decomposition in terms of biodiesel, as reported by the newspaper L'Express of Mauritius.
 
The Provence cane, its scientific name arundo donax, at the base of a revolutionary biodiesel could roll automobiles and other motorcycles circulating in Mauritius.

The herbaceous plant Fatak, consist of high-energy enters into the composition of this new biofuel.
 
Biodiesel obtained could then offer an environmentally friendly alternative to consumers with raw vegetable oil and combustion that does not increase the rate of CO2 in the air.
 
The price displayed at the pump in the future points of sale on the island would be the same as ordinary diesel.
 
 



Fabrice François


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