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JutePP -the sustainable material for plastic products

Ongoing
Combination
Agriculture/fishery
Industry
Call 7
Bangladesh
Time consumed
 
 
Start: 01-Oct-18 End: 31-Dec-20
Lead Nordic partner
Juteborg Sweden AB
Country of Lead Nordic partner
Sweden
Local partner(s)
Razzaque Jute Industries Ltd
Other partner(s)
Inclusive Business Sweden, JuteLab International
NCF grant size
250,000
Total project cost
525,624
Technologies
Plastic substitution
Methods
Sustainable agricultural practices
Country of implementation:
Bangladesh
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Description

The project produces jute fibre reinforced plastic granule (JutePP) in Bangladesh, a sustainable material for plastic industries. The project scope also validates the inclusive Farmer to Factory Jute Supply Chain (F2F) model for securing the value chain with traceable, certified Jute fibre (the input material for JutePP) while providing jute farmers a fair price.

In 2009, it was estimated that 10% of modern waste was plastics...

Objective

Project's expected key results are:
• Tested JutePP green business concept together with the validated inclusive Farmer to factory (F2F) jute supply chain model
• 6 multi-stakeholder partnerships developed
• 4655 persons are benefited (directly and indirectly) with improved livelihoods along the JutePP value chain in Bangladesh
• 615.6 tonnes of carbon emission is reduced from the replacement of the virgin polypropylene with JutePP granules at 50% jute concentration...

Results

Juteborg Sweden AB launched the Nordic Climate Facilities (NCF) supported project “JutePP – the sustainable material for plastic products” with an inauguration ceremony in the implementation country i.e. Bangladesh in Nov’19. The Honourable Ambassador of Sweden to Bangladesh took part in the event along with the lead Nordic partner. Several TV channels, print and social media made an extended coverage of the NCF project inauguration...

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