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Salvation for Sudan. Using genetically engineered microorganisms to alleviate Sudan’s energy crisis. Conflict. S ince 1955 Sudan has been plagued with civil wars between North and South Sudan . This is due to cultural and religious differences that divide the country. . Aftermath.

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salvation for sudan

Salvation for Sudan

Using genetically engineered microorganisms to alleviate Sudan’s energy crisis

conflict
Conflict
  • Since 1955 Sudan has been plagued with civil wars between North and South Sudan.
  • This is due to cultural and religious differences that divide the country.
aftermath
Aftermath
  • Due to the war resources were already limited. However the issue only got worse when South Sudan seceded from the north and now holds 80% of the oil reserves.
the problem
The Problem
  • The loss of the oil has shattered an oil-dependent economy. Since their livelihood and the country are built upon the revenue brought in by oil.
  • Sudan is in desperate need of an alternative fuel source
proposal
Proposal
  • Sudan could greatly benefit from microorganism-derived biofuels. Sudan’s excess amount of large open areas makes it the ideal location for the development of microorganism-derived biofuel production facilities.
conditions
Conditions
  • Sudan receives an optimal amount of sunlight to facilitate the photosynthesis needed for the production of these biofuels.
  • Creating fuel through this process has the potential to alleviate an enormous amount of poverty that is experienced in the country.
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Nile River

and Lake Nasser

Potential non-potable water source

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Waste CO2 Pipeline

Current Sudanese oil pipeline

gas 156 km; oil 4,070 km; refined products 1,613 k

monetary benefit
Monetary Benefit
  • Barrel of Crude Oil -- $98.34
  • 15,000,000 / 42 = 357,142 Barrels of oil
  • 357,142 X $98.34=
  • $35,121,344
  • Barrel of Biofuel -- $20
  • 357,142 X 20=
  • $7,142,840
  • A Difference of $27,978,504
social benefit
Social Benefit
  • Strengthen Educational Programs
  • Reduce Poverty
  • Promote Healthcare
  • Contribute to the Global Economy
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Picture sources:

http://globalpatriot.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/sudan-reforestation-desert.jpg

http://www.currentresults.com/Weather-Extremes/sunniest-places-countries-world.php

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-11063460

http://www.sudanvotes.com/articles/?id=671

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VyTCyizqrHs/TTtcJerXCAI/AAAAAAAAKGw/Ceu1xc5oMzc/s1600/joule-final.jpg

http://www.eosnap.com/public/media/2008/12/egypt/20081202-nile-full.jpg

http://news.bbc.co.uk/nol/shared/spl/hi/world/10/sudan/img/sud_sat.gif

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