COCOAJU - Feasibility study of the valorization of cocoa fermentation juices in a plantation - Madagascar

Start
September 2018
End
December 2018
Project cost
8 300 €
Role in the project
Bio-energy expertise

Countries

Madagascar

Fields

Bioenergy

Sectors

Cocoa

Partners

Main goals

Study ways of recycling waste in cocoa plantations

Specific objectives

  • Describe the issue of management of fermentation juice (quantity, degradation of equipment, environmental impacts ...)
  • Identify treatment and / or recycling possibilities. The possibility of energy recycling will be explored in particular, as well as opportunities for links with other activities in the region (livestock, recycling of biomass ...)
  • Propose a plan for the establishment of a pilot plant for treatment and / or recovery in the plantation
  • Perspectives for all of the sponsor's supply

Related people

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Project officer

Etienne Perrier

Having graduated from the Engineering School INSA of Lyon as an Engineer in Energy & Environment, option "Thermal systems engineering", Section "Top-level sport", he brings his expertise in renewable thermal systems implementation and analysis, in the food processing industry (shea and cashew), waste recycling and training of local experts

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