Tanzanian villagers pay for biofuel investment disaster
    The financial collapse of a project by UK-based Sun Biofuels shows how the development dream can quickly turn into a nightmare for local people.
    • Redeye
    • 16 Oct 2012
    Sun Biofuels jatropha project in Kisarawe suspended
    The EU lured many multinational energy companies such as SBF to invest in renewable energies in developing countries such Tanzania where almost all projects are on the verge of collapse or shut down.
    • Tanzania Daily News
    • 03 Oct 2011
    Mauritius firm to develop land in Mozambique
    Mauritius firm, British American Investment, it is planning to develop 6,000 hectares of land in Mozambique in partnership with Sun Biofuels
    • Reuters
    • 03 Jun 2011
    Biofuels cause land scramble in TZ
    A new scramble for arable land in Tanzania has started - the coastline and the fertile land in Northern and Southern Tanzania being the prime targets.
    • East African Business Week
    • 07 Feb 2009
    FACTBOX: Investing in Africa: Land and agriculture
    Soaring food prices, supply fears among import-dependent countries and rising demand for biofuels have driven up investment in agricultural land, notably in Africa.
    • Reuters
    • 07 Oct 2008

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