Following the collapse of the hype around Jatropha as a sustainable biofuel crop, various different end-uses of the trees have been explored. This provided an excellent opportunity to study how traditional and scientific knowledge interact and supplement each other. This project uncovered what helps and what hinders the adoption and spread of activities such as local oil extraction and soap making. Locally produced Jatropha soap had a positive impact on household expenditure and bridged gaps in soap availability, thus...
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The Regional Opportunities Fund, with a deadline of Friday 13th May 2016, is now closed.
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