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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Marty Svoboda
member since: 12/01/2010

GFE Global
USA, Huntington Beach

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PROJECT'S PARTNERS

Max Lint
member since: 15/04/2010

BEI International, LLC
USA, South Haven, MI

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PROJECT'S VIDEOS

   
16/04/2010 04:17:51
Jatropha Oil Extraction press
 
16/04/2010 04:16:25
ColXRef: Collection, Extraction, and Refining of Jatropha
 
16/04/2010 03:53:59
Self-sustainable oil extraction press
 
27/01/2010 18:04:18
Getting to the GFE Global Guanacasta Costa Rica farm
 

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Project: Seeds producer  Location: Costa Rica
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 Data source:
 Climatic data - FAO Climwat (www.fao.org/nr/water/infores_databases_climwat.html)
 Land Cover - Global Land Cover Facility (www.landcover.org)
 Altitude & Country data - GeoNames (www.geonames.org)

 

Country: Costa Rica
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City/Location: Guanacasta
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Short description of the project: GFE Global has been developing a commercial Jatropha plantation in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. This project has been in development since 2007 and incorporates a significant amount of research and testing of various methods of germination, fertilization, spacing, pruning and harvesting. This specific cultivation project spans an area of over 200 Hectares of Jatropha trees that are in the second year of production of seeds and oil.
Our goals for this Jatropha project is to provide; a proof of concept for profitability in the Costa Rica Market, as well as valuable research for the cultivation of Jatropha.

 

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Jatropha schemes use
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  Maynard Jamolod (princessjamms) at 12/04/2011 00:54:16

Sir, I'm Mayanrd Jamolod of Philippines, If you need additional plantation/production site then I will offer to you my areas with existing jatropha plantations and outfarmed areas of thousands hectares. just email me at maynardjamolod@yahoo.com for possibilities. thanks

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