Seeds of discontent: the ‘miracle’ crop that has failed to deliver

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Des graines de Jatropha récoltées en Côte d’Ivoire © AFP PHOTO/ KAMBOU SIA

A “miracle” plant, once thought to be as the answer to producing renewable biofuels on a vast scale, is driving thousands of farmers in the developing world into food poverty, a damning report concludes today.

The Independent

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