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Biofuels and food security

GГјnther Fischer

Biofuels and food security

by GГјnther Fischer

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Published by OPEC Fund for International Development in Vienna, Austria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biomass energy,
  • Food supply

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGünther Fischer ... [et al.]
    ContributionsOPEC Fund for International Development, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9502.5.B542 B554 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25337110M
    LC Control Number2009447497
    OCLC/WorldCa423889316

    Biofuels and Bioenergy presents a broad, wide-ranging and informative treatment of biofuels. The book covers historical, economic, industrial, sociological and ecological/environmental perspectives as well as dealing with all the major scientific issues associated with . Biofuels, Bioenergy and Food Security: Technology, Institutions and Policies is an invaluable resource to the students, scientific community, policy makers, and investors in the bioenergy industry. Students will benefit from a variety of perspectives on major societal questions in context of the interaction between food security and bioenergy/5(43).

    A major concern is that some sub-Saharan African countries with food security worries have policies to enhance the production and use of first generation biofuels. In view of that, this paper examines the potential consequences of diverting food and agricultural lands for biofuels production with a focus on sub-Saharan : Nicholas Kiggundu, Isa Kabenge, Samuel Gyebi Arhin, Noble Banadda. The subject of food security and land issues in Africa has become one of increased importance and contention over recent years. In particular, the focus has shifted to the role new global South donors - especially India, China and Brazil - are playing in shaping African agriculture through their increased involvement and investment in the continent.

      This study describes the complexities in assessing sustainability as related to energy and food security in four parts: (1) food security, (2) interactions among food security, biofuels, and resource management, (3) priorities and conditions for achieving positive synergies, and (4) conclusions and by: Buy Biofuels, Land Grabbing and Food Security in Africa (): NHBS - Edited By: Prosper B Matondi, Kjell J Havnevik and Atakilte Beyene, Zed Books.


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But, as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production to energy crops, thus affecting food security, particularly in less developed countries. The author analyses the extent to which biofuels feedstocks fit within the national food security strategy, agro-export orientation, and rural development plans and policies of 5/5(1).

Examining the relationship between biofuels and food security, this book presents an economic analysis of the competition between biofuels and food. It covers the historical and current situation of biofuels and food security in Brazil, China, Japan, USA, EU, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and other : $ Biofuels subsidies in developed countries tend to drive up food prices, thus reducing consumption and nutritional well-being for net buyers.

The higher prices for commodities resulting from biofuel feedstock production can mean higher incomes for some farmers in developing countries and better agricultural wages for laborers, although the.

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The author analyses the extent to which biofuels feedstocks fit within the national food security strategy, agro-export orientation, and rural development plans and policies of. Examining the relationship between biofuels and food security, this book presents an economic analysis of the competition between biofuels and food.

It covers the historical and current situation of biofuels and food security in Brazil, China, Japan, USA, EU, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and other : Springer International Publishing. Examining the relationship between biofuels and food security, this book presents an economic analysis of the competition between biofuels and food.

It covers the historical and current situation of biofuels and food security in Brazil, China, Japan, USA, EU, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and other countries. In particular, 'land grabbing' and food security issues are scrutinised, both of which have become vital topics in regard to the environmental and developmental governance of African countries.

A revealing book for anyone wishing to understand the startling impact of biofuels and land grabbing on Africa. Although expanding demand for biofuels is only one of many factors underlying the recent price increases (see Chapter 4, page 41) the rapid growth in biofuel production will affect food security at the national and household levels mainly through its impact on food prices and income.

In terms of the four dimensions, the discussion focuses on. Biofuels and food security. Vienna, Austria: OPEC Fund for International Development, [?] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Günther Fischer; OPEC Fund for International Development.; International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis.

There has also been concern in growing economies regarding energy security. Biofuels offer much promise on these frontiers. In addition to the above, they also have a reduced environmental impact in comparison to fossil fuels.

Biofuels provides state-of-the-art information on the status of biofuel production and related aspects. Examining the relationship between biofuels and food security, this book presents an economic analysis of the competition between biofuels and food.

It covers the historical and current situation of biofuels and food security in Brazil, China, Japan, USA, EU, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and other : Tatsuji Koizumi. substantially increased role for biofuels in decarbonisation of the transport sector would require a different set of policy incentives that would also need to be cost-effective and take into account effects on food security and the sustainability of resource use.

Globally, the. OutlookFile Size: 3MB. Furthermore, inadequate food security, food deficits, and undernourishment make the poor more vulnerable and volatile to prices changes in commodities, hence, any increase in. Environmental sustainability of biofuels 40 Economic sustainability of biofuels 50 Future trends 55 Appendix: Life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology 55 Sources of further information 57 References 58 4 Vegetable-based feedstocks for biofuels production 61 S.

pinzi and M.p. DoRaDo, University of Córdoba, Spain. Biofuels and Food Security Issues. The session moderator, Frank Loy, noted in his introductory remarks that the workshop’s discussions to this point had shown that the competition between food and fuel is central to the main question being addressed by the workshop—that is, whether any kind of products that come from biomass can provide a significant substitute for fossil.

This book provides a powerful challenge to the claims by the biofuel-biotechnology industrial complex and its corporate intellectuals that the production of biofuels enhances global security in food and energy and mitigates global climate change. It counters such a claim with rich empirical evidence that shows how the competition between the.

Biofuels also bring challenges and risks, including potential land-use conflicts, environmental risks, and heightened concerns about food security. This book examines the potential of African countries to produce biofuels for export or domestic consumption and looks at the policy framework needed.

Get this from a library. Biofuels and food security: biofuel impact on food security in Brazil, Asia and major producing countries. [Tatsuji Koizumi] -- Examining the relationship between biofuels and food security, this book presents an economic analysis of the competition between biofuels and food.

It covers the historical and current situation of. Biofuels and Food Security: Future Challenges and Opportunities September In book: Bioenergies in East Africa between challenges and opportunities (pp).Biofuels, bioenergy and food security: Technology, institutions and policies Deepayan Debnath, ed., Suresh Chandra Babu, ed.

Public Food Policy and Global Development [email protected]{osti_, title = {Biofuels and Food Security. A report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition}, author = {}, abstractNote = {In Octoberthe UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) recommended a ''review of biofuels policies -- where applicable and if necessary -- according to balanced science-based assessments of the .