Our Jatropha project is based in Indonesia, the largest economy in South
East Asia, which boasts an experienced work force in
Not only a sound investment but an ethical one, for every 10,000 hectares sold through the investment, 33,000 new local jobs will be created
Socially, economically and environmentally sustainable within the local community
Full certificate of land entitlement for 20 years with potential for 5 year extensions
Following six years of extensive research and development our team at Waterland International has developed a high-yielding Jatropha hybrid plant that is non-toxic
Sold per hectare with approximately 1,600 seedlings and branch cuttings for €1,200
a drought-resistant inedible green shrub that grows almost
anywhere, so not displacing agricultural land for food.
The oil-rich seeds produce 3 metric tonnes of oil per hectare, the highest of all tree seeds
Jatropha’s potential to help mitigate climate change is vast, reducing 68% of the greenhouse gas emissions of fossil diesel
The Indonesian government plans to have 1.5 million hectares of the plant under cultivation by the end of 2010
The largest economy in Southeast Asia, Indonesia has set a budget of $22 billion for alternative fuels promotion
Our Jatropha project is fully managed by Waterland International, an Indonesian-based alternative energy company with many years experience in Jatropha cultivation. Waterland International employs an in-house agricultural technology enterprise that has developed high-yielding Jatropha plant hybrids which give superior yield and oil content. This is the result of more than six years of research and development.
About Emerald Knight
Emerald Knight is uniquely positioned to take advantage of global economic trends. By offering our clients opportunities in growth markets we have created a "safe haven" for money in a time when many traditional investment vehicles are showing poor returns and the increase in value of residential property cannot be relied upon.