Mozambique: Brasil cooperates with Mozambique in biofuels sector

5 November 2008

Brasilia, Brazil, 5 Nov – The cooperation convention in the biofuels sector signed at the beginning of this year with the Mozambican government was approved by the Brazilian parliament and is now to be sent for the appreciation of the Federal Senate, according to news website Portugal Digital.

According to the Brazilian government, the agreement outlines exchange of experiences and knowledge of the sector and is part of Brazil’s strategy to encourage the use of biofuels in otehr countries.

The project’s relator at the Commission for the Constitution, Justice and Citizenship, member of parliament José Genoíno, of the Workers’ Party, said that the aim of the convention was to promote cooperation and technical interchange in the biofuel sector.

The text outlines that the two countries will exchange technical and business missions, draw up projects to train a workforce in the African country and identify partnerships with other countries and international organisations interested in supporting specific projects to produce biofuels in Mozambique. (macauhub)