Sugarcane waste can be used to produce fuel, diversify sugar

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Sugarcane waste can be used to produce fuel, diversify sugar By Vishani Ragobeer The waste of the sugarcane, known as bagasse, can be used to create second-generation ethanol for fuel, which can be a profitable agro-energy investment in the diversified sugar industry, a recent study concluded. On Thursday, an International Labour Organization (ILO) study on the socio-economic impact of the closure of four local sugar estates between 2016 to 2017 was released. The estates were closed due to economic considerations but this study found that the shutdown resulted in significant hardships for thousands of people. Cognisant of the current government’s aim …
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