India, US sign biofuel cooperation agreement

February 3rd, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India and the US signed an agreement for cooperation in production and marketing of biofuels here Tuesday.As per a government release, the agreement’s purpose “is to establish a framework of cooperation covering scientific, technical and policy aspects of production, conversion, utilisation, distribution and marketing of biofuels in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner”.

The agreement has identified eight specific areas for cooperation, including biofuel feed stock production based on non-edible oil seed plantations on wastelands, advanced conversion technologies and utilisation of by-products of bio-diesel production processes.

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