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The State of Food and Agriculture 2008

Biofuels - Prospects, Risks and Opportunities

  • Author: FAO
  • Publication date: November 2008
  • Page count: 140
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 08.LI.1

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ISBN: 9789210473798

About the product

The publication surveys the current status of the biofuel debate, exploring implications for food security, the environment and agricultural development in developing countries. It addresses the biophysical and economic potential of 1st and 2nd generation biofuels and its implications on agricultural development, poverty and hunger. The publication also explores policy options and contains an overview of the current global agricultural situation, including data on agricultural production, food consumption and agricultural trade.