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Food crisis looms in Africa’s Sahel region

January 31st, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Jan 31 (IANS) Humanitarian agencies attending the 18th African Union summit here in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa have warned that at least 11 million people in Africa's ... Read more...

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Food security stalls China’s quest for new energy

August 23rd, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Corn-based ethanol fuel could help reduce vehicular emissions in China but high production costs and large population have hindered its growth in the country, say experts. China launched a ... Read more...

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Hit by credit crunch, Sterling goes slow on biofuel plans

September 29th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) The Rs.65-billion ($1.4-billion) Sterling Infotech Group, which has interests in renewable energy and biofuel among other business interests, is going slow on its ambitious ethanol production plans in ... Read more...

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