Bedford Biofuels pulls out of Kenyan biofuels project

June 24, 2013 |

In Kenya, Bedford Biofuels has fully pulled out of its Tana River Delta project, which attempted to convert up to 600 square miles into jatropha farmland in a humantiarian project that would have brought foreign business to a particularly poor, rural part of the country. Local resistance prevented the project from taking off, as ethnic violence erupted between tribes and locals refused to move as they were concerned about their land grazing rights.

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