ohene akoto
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  • Accra
  • Ghana

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What is the name of your company or organisation?
Jatropha Africa
What is your position in your company or organisation?
Country Director
What does your company of organisation do?
Jatropha Africa-Ghana, is a Bio Diesel Feedstock Company. Our commercial activities include, growing seedlings, contract planting, harvesting and selling oil seed as feedstock to bio diesel companies and farmers.

We are committed to working in partnership with rural African communities, assisting people in their efforts to improve their own lives.


We seek to build a leading position amongst the Jatropha growers of Africa and as a provider of high quality Jatropha Seeds and Oil to customers around the world.

Mission Statement

To provide renewable energy sources, whilst encouraging education and economic development for rural communities.
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jatropha Biofuel has potential to reduce hunger and to fight climate change

Biofuels are faced with heavy criticism, because most of them compete with food production and environmental protection. But there is hope. In its summer edition Biofuels Innovator highlights Jatropha as a sustainable alternative compared to first generation biofuels. The international Jatropha Alliance wants to stop the general demonization of biofuels and demands from politicians and NGOs a more differentiated discussion.

Sustainable production of biofuels means, that the social,… Continue

Posted on August 25, 2009 at 8:24pm

Digging Green Gold in Ghana

Ghana has a very favourable climate for growing plants for renewable fuels. Several international companies are attracted by this fact and are now investing in jatropha and sugarcane plantations. These plantations will soon be vitally important to Ghana.

Jatropha Africa Ltd is a subsidiary of Lion Bridge Ventures in the United Kingdom, committed to the creation and expansion of biofuels plantations throughout the developing world. Our model creates a locally sustainable economy with high… Continue

Posted on August 12, 2009 at 10:54pm

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At 11:43am on June 4, 2012, Suza Adam said…

On the 16th & 17th October 2012 the second Clean Technology business and investment matchmaking conference for the African continent is to be held at the Killarney Country Club, Lower Houghton South Africa.

Called Viridis Africa, the event is dedicated to entrepreneurs and corporates who are seeking funding to introduce clean technology solutions and services.

Principals who would present their business opportunities at this event would have the audience of numerous local and foreign investors, stratified according to their interest and investment criteria.
Investors would include venture capital, private equity, project and corporate finance outfits and others dedicated to the clean tech sector. They would also include North American, European funding agencies, major Asian industrial conglomerates, technology specific investment funds and major companies who seek strategic alliance and acquisitions.

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At 8:37am on March 31, 2010, Margaret Mendi Njoroge said…
Dear Mr. Ohene,
It was an honor meeting you here in Nairobi and hearing what Jatropha Africa is doing in Ghana. I look forward to even more interactions with you in the very near future. Kind regards, Margaret.
At 3:59am on November 6, 2009, Ng Zhimao said…
Dear Ohene,

Salvo Global has launched a Masterclass that targeted at Engineers and other technical staff who do not have formal training in financial management, but who require a better understanding of the concepts of cost management and capital project evaluation. In addition, the related concepts of profits, assets, productivity and profitability will be addressed.

We really wish Engineers or Technical experts like you could spare time to attend this Masterclass

For more information http://www.salvoglobal.com/finance.asp

With Regards

Ng Zhimao

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