Presented as part of the seminar: South at the Steering Wheel – Improving sustainability in land investment for bioenergy in sub-Saharan Africa
29th May 2012, 08:00 – 17:30
Naturvårdsverket (Swedish EPA), Stockholm, Sweden
Speaker: Jörgen Sandström, Addax Bioenergy
Regarding the development of Sugar cane to ethanol, comprising a sugarcane plantation, ethanol distillery and power plant, Jörgen Sandström has earlier mentioned proper planning of the social and agricultural development, including detailed charting of land and responsible land leasing, local training of the local community, initiating local food production, and to directly and indirectly support investment related operations. Compliance with social and environmental standards such as AfDB’s Environmental and Social Safeguard policies, the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) Performance Standards is recommended.