Assiut University in Egypt has signed a protocol to produce the first biofuel from the jojoba plant in the Middle East during the coming per
The tripartite protocol signed with the Assiut Petroleum Refining Company and the mk jojoba Company for Desert Land Reclamation provided for the exchange of scientific, practical and technical experiences in the field of jojoba oil, in terms of increasing its production, quality, physical and chemical properties and industries based on it in the fields of biofuels. cosmetics, medical, pharmaceutical and lubricant industries.
Assiut University President Tariq El-Gamal said that the university will contribute, as a first party, to its faculties of agriculture, pharmacy and science, and the specializations included in those faculties that play a major role in the field of jojoba cultivation, increasing productivity and quality.
El-Gammal pointed out that Assiut Petroleum Refining Company will contribute, as a second party, with its laboratories specialized in oil analysis and production of biofuels and lubricants as well as the third party, mk jojoba Company for Desert Land Reclamation, being the leading company in the field of jojoba cultivation and propagation in Egypt and the Middle East.