Biofuels Bioenergy and Food Security

Written By Deepayan Debnath
Biofuels  Bioenergy and Food Security
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 June 2019
  • ISBN : 0128039817
  • Pages : 290 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Biofuels Bioenergy and Food Security written by Deepayan Debnath which was release on 15 June 2019, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Biofuels, Bioenergy and Food Security: Technology, Institutions and Policies explores the popular ‘Food versus Fuel’ debates, discussing the complex relationship between the biofuel and agricultural markets. From the importance of bioenergy in the context of climate change, to the potentially positive environmental consequences of growing second generation biofuels crops, this book provides important insights into the impact of policy, the technical implementation and the resulting impact of biofuels. The discussion of existing issues hindering the growth of the cellulosic biofuel industry and their remedies are particularly relevant for policy makers and others associated with the biofuel industry. Transferring information on bioenergy economy through the discussion of the current and emerging biofuel market, country specific case studies explain the existing biofuel policy and its consequences to both the energy and agricultural markets. Economic simulation models explain the future of the bioenergy markets. 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. Its review of existing literature on the biofuel marker, investment opportunities, and energy independence provides a broad overview to allow informed decision making regarding the industry. Provides an integrated overview of the world biofuel market by country, including a summary of the existing biofuel policies, role of investment opportunities, and rural development potential Discusses the impact of biofuels on efforts by developing countries to become more energy self-sufficient Examines the environmental consequences of biomass-based biofuel use.

Biofuels Bioenergy and Food Security

Biofuels  Bioenergy and Food Security
  • Author : Deepayan Debnath,Suresh Chandra Babu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-15
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : Biofuels, Bioenergy and Food Security: Technology, Institutions and Policies explores the popular ‘Food versus Fuel’ debates, discussing the complex relationship between the biofuel and agricultural markets. From the importance of bioenergy in the context of climate change, to the potentially positive environmental consequences of growing second generation biofuels crops, this ...

Biofuels and Food Security

Biofuels and Food Security
  • Author : Tatsuji Koizumi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-05-03
  • Total pages : 121
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : 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. Furthermore it demonstrates ...

Biofuels Bioenergy and Food Security

Biofuels  Bioenergy and Food Security
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-11
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : In recent years, energy security concerns and growing commitment to address climate change has sparked off significant interest and debate on biomass for energy, particularly liquid biofuels. The debate on biofuels has been particularly controversial because it has largely been driven by politics, ethical/moral considerations, and vested interests rather ...

Biofuels and Food Security A Report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition

Biofuels and Food Security  A Report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 132
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : In October 2011, the 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 opportunities and challenges that they may represent for food security so that biofuels can be produced where it is socially, ...

Biofuels Food Security and Developing Economies

Biofuels  Food Security  and Developing Economies
  • Author : Nazia Mintz-Habib
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-01-08
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But, as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food ...

Bioenergy and Food Security

Bioenergy and Food Security
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 91
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : "A potent argument for bioenergy development lies in the ability of the sector to unlock agricultural potential by bringing in much needed investments to raise agricultural productivity to spur food security and poverty reduction. This document presents the BEFS Analytical Framework (AF) developed to test this argument. Agriculture lies at ...

Reconciling Food Security and Bioenergy

Reconciling Food Security and Bioenergy
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Total pages : 20
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : Addressing the challenges of understanding and managing complex interactions among food security, biofuels, and land management requires a focus on specific contextual problems and opportunities. The United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals prioritize food and energy security and bioenergy links these two priorities. Effective food security programs begin by clearly defining ...

Bioenergy and Food Security

Bioenergy and Food Security
  • Author : Elizabeth Beall
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 102
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : Download or read online Bioenergy and Food Security written by Elizabeth Beall, published by which was released on 2012. Get Bioenergy and Food Security Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The State of Food and Agriculture 2008

The State of Food and Agriculture 2008
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : Can biofuels help achieve energy security, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote rural development? Do biofuels threaten land, water, biodiversity, and food security? The State of Food and Agriculture 2008 surveys the current status of the biofuel debate, exploring implications for food security, the environment and agricultural development in developing countries....

The Impact of Climate Change and Bioenergy on Nutrition

The Impact of Climate Change and Bioenergy on Nutrition
  • Author : Brian Thompson,Marc J Cohen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-04-23
  • Total pages : 120
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : Climate changes will affect food production in a number of ways. Crop yields, aquatic populations and forest productivity will decline, invasive insect and plant species will proliferate and desertification, soil salinization and water stress will increase. Each of these impacts will decrease food and nutrition security, primarily by reducing access ...

Biofuels and the Sustainability Challenge

Biofuels and the Sustainability Challenge
  • Author : Aziz Elbehri,Anna Segerstedt,Pascal Liu
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 174
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : Biofuels global emergence in the last two decades is met with increased concerns over climate change and sustainable development. This report addresses the core issue of biofuel sustainability of biofuels and related feedstocks, drawing from a wide range of sustainability related studies, reports, policy initiatives. The report critically examines the ...

The Economics of Biofuels

The Economics of Biofuels
  • Author : Stefania Bracco
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-06-17
  • Total pages : 166
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : Biofuels are a renewable source of energy used mainly for transportation. They link together food, energy and natural resources sectors, and involve ecological, social and inequality issues. They are an emblematic example of the interactions between economic, environmental, social and political decisions and, as a recent and complex issue, require ...

The State of Food and Agriculture 2008

The State of Food and Agriculture 2008
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : Can biofuels help achieve energy security, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote rural development? Do biofuels threaten land, water, biodiversity, and food security? The State of Food and Agriculture 2008 surveys the current status of the biofuel debate, exploring implications for food security, the environment and agricultural development in developing countries....

Highlights of the IFPRI and FAO partnership

Highlights of the IFPRI and FAO partnership
  • Author : International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
  • Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
  • Release Date : 2016-09-16
  • Total pages : 8
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : For four decades, the rich partnership between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has generated cutting-edge technical knowledge and enhanced expertise in support of food security and improved nutrition for all, and for making agriculture and food systems ...

Brazil s Emerging Role in Global Governance

Brazil   s Emerging Role in Global Governance
  • Author : M. Fraundorfer
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-02-11
  • Total pages : 237
  • ISBN : 0128039817
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Summary : The author examines Brazil's emerging role as an important actor in various sectors of global governance. By exploring how Brazil's exercise of power developed over the last decade in the sectors of health, food security and bioenergy, this book sheds light on the power strategies of an emerging country from ...