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Queen's Baton Relay: Solomon Islands 'coconut power'

A company in the Solomon Islands is turning one of the islands' largest resources into biofuel which can be used to replace diesel in vehicles and to power homes.

Entrepreneur John Volrath established Solomon Tropical Products in 1994 with a small generator, it has now grown to be the Solomon Islands largest coconut oil producer and exporter.

Queen's Baton Relay presenter Mark Beaumont discovers the potential employment and environmental benefits of the project.

  • 19 Nov
  • From the section World
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