In Today’s society, there is a great demand for appropriate nutritional standards, characterized by rising costs and often decreasing availability of raw materials together with much concern about environmental pollution. Consequently there is a considerable emphasis on the recovery, recycling and upgrading of wastes. The energy and environmental crises which the world is experiencing is forcing us, among other things, to re-evaluate the efficient utilization or finding alternative uses for natural, renewable resources, especially organic “waste”, using clean technologies (Pothiraj, 2006). Developing countries are still grappling with socio-economic issues including meeting the massive energy-shortage demands, food security and developing technological solutions in the agriculture, agro-processing and other related manufacturing sectors. Industrial biotechnology offers significant opportunities to developing countries for addressing some of the issues highlighted
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