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Production of biofuels using algal biomass


Period
2016 - 2021

Implementing agencies
JICA

African partners
Government, Other public body, Private sector

Names of African partners involved
Durban University of Technology (DUT), Agriculture Research Council (ARC), eThekwini Municipality, Technology Innovation Agency (TIA)

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Single donor, Bilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
JICA

Geographical scope
Country

Countries where active
South Africa

Sectors

Sub Sectors (Electricity)

Type of intervention

Type of technical assistance
Skill development / training

Gender focus
No

Climate focus
Yes

Type of financing

Main objectives
To develop efficient technologies and profitable business models needed for producing biofuels from algal biomass. The Department of Energy intends to increase the level of biomass energy research and this project supports this.

Main activities
Provision of equipment and production of biofuel energy, development of patent and intellectual property for biofuel production, provision of handbook for environmental education, collaboration in research papers.

Comments

Sources
http://gwweb.jica.go.jp/km/ProjDoc539.nsf/VIEWJCSearchx/1573A1F31674558649257FFE001C4D66/$FILE/%E6%A1%88%E4%BB%B6%E6%A6%82%E8%A6%81%E8%A1%A8.pdf

Contact information
nderumakieva.so@jica.go.jp

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