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Ethanol-plant in West Burlington, Iowa-credit-Agricultural Research Service

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20 November 2018

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6 November 2018
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19 July 2018

Columnist on why community consultation is essential for development projects; cites failed Buchanan Renewables' project in Liberia

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11 July 2018
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

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Kenya: Case studies explore good practices with community engagement in energy projects

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11 June 2018

Commentary: Renewable energy industry can benefit from lessons learned in extractives sector to avoid human rights abuses

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