Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Business / DT 3-4 / 2012

Swedish investor drops ethanol, opts for sugar production in Tanzania

 
Per Carstedt, former CEO of the biofuel company SEKAB, is courting the African Development Bank and Sida for his sugar cane venture in Tanzania. He says he has listened to his critics.
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Finland files charges against three in Costa Rican aid scam

 
Charges have been filed against former employees of a Finnish firm for bribing Costa Rican officials in connection with an aid-financed contract in Costa Rica.
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Seeks Norad funds for dams standard

 
Norad, the main donor for a project to develop a new international standard for hydropower sustainability, is now being asked for funds to implement the standard in developing countries.
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EcoEnergy: ‘equity for land’

 
On its newly-launched web site, ecoenergy.co.tz, EcoEnergy responds to the charge that the Bagamoyo sugar cane project is an example of land grabbing by rich Western companies.
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