Jatropha Projects Row

A project by an Italian – owned company proposing the plantation of the Jatropha plant in Dakatcha woodlands in Malindi for the production of bio-diesel oils has drawn controversy between two nongovernmental organisations. The green Africa foundation and action aid international are both accusing each other of fermenting an agenda after a story aired on Citizen TV, where farmers complained that they were duped into planting the Jatropha plant, which has proven to be an environmental hazard to them.

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