The bioeconomy presents a great potential, as it can maintain and create economic growth especially in underdeveloped, rural areas in Africa. It is a unique opportunity for the integration of small-scale farmers and/or foresters into primary production and processing industries.
With declining oil prices bioplastics will experience increased competition from fossil fuel based, volume plastics, particularly in the packaging market. Yet bioplastic companies will continue
Climate change is real. It is happening right now. It is the most urgent threat facing our entire species, and we need to work collectively
There are already a wide range of commercially available biobased products on the market offering a diverse range of functionalities.