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Deutsche Investitions - und Entwicklungs gesellschaft mbH (DEG), member of KfW Bankengruppe (KfW banking group), finances investments of private companies in developing and transition countries.

As one of Europe's largest development finance institutions, it promotes private business structures to contribute to sustainable economic growth and improved living conditions.


The Jatropha Support Program Private Public Partnerships were:-



The Contributors:-


  • Dr George Francis of Live Energies - Overall Jatropha curcas agronomy consultant
  • Pipal Agronomists: Angela Kathuku, Moses Wamalwa and Alex Nabiswa
  • Ernest Simeoni of African Bee Keepers with the support of Tom Masao in Tanzania
  • Beryn Otieno of KEFRI.
  • Dr Jacob Kithinji of Nairobi University,Chemistry department
  • Pipal Researchers:Louise Nzomo,Eunice Kidong and Seth Nyangara

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