His Excellency President Lungu of Zambia sent a delegation to Thailand to review a cassava to ethanol project and asses suitability for a technology transfer to Zambia.
The delegation included representatives form the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Energy and the Cabinet Office. They visited a reference site that was recently completed by China New Energy located near Ubon, Thailand.
Delegation from Zambia visit cassava to ethanol project in Thailand
The cassava to ethanol plant produces more than 100 million litres of bioethanol per annum
Bioethanol is sold locally in Thailand as E85 at a substantial discount to imported petroleum