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Ugandan scientists partner with US university to turn plastic into diesel
The diesel produced by this pilot project is so far being used to run tractor engines and other machines at Kabanyoro agricultural research centre.

A team of students and experts from the University of Kentucky in the US  led by Prof. Noble Banadda of Makerere University have developed a machine that produces diesel fuel from plastic.

The technology relies on a process called pyrolysis, which is a thermal decomposition of organic material at very high temperatures in the absence of oxygen.

The diesel produced by this pilot project is so far being used to run tractor engines and other machines at Kabanyoro agricultural research centre.