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Biofuel Production as a Source of Farmer´s Income and Regenerative Agriculture

Solvert

Region:

Burkina Faso, West Africa

Area of expertise:

Social business

Type:

Project, Tools

SolVert started as Mali Biocarburant in 2007. Since 2009 they have been working in Burkina Faso with a federation of 4,000 women who harvest inedible oilseeds. They are currently purchasing: balanites, baobab, jatropha, hibiscus, ximenia, neem, and moringa. One major product is neem that is sold as biopesticide and biofertilizer. This provides a contribution to regenerative agriculture in Burkina Faso.

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This project aims to expand the operational and sales reach to engage a growing number of farmers and provide a sustainable source of income. The local political situation has created significant challenges, leading to relocation efforts for production facilities and geographical focus. 

SCF provided a loan to finance seed purchase, upgrade machinery and expand the network of farmers, to improve their living conditions and financial stability. 

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