Biofuels and rural poverty [electronic resource] / Joy Clancy.
- 1st ed.
- London : Earthscan from Routledge, 2013.
1 online resource (217 p.)
- Biomass energy -- Economic aspects.
Biomass energy -- Social aspects.
Biomass energy -- Environmental aspects.
Poverty -- Government policy.
North and south.
- Electronic books.
- Biofuels and Rural Poverty makes an original contribution to the current controversial global debate on biofuels, in particular the consequences that large-scale production of transport fuel substitutes can have on rural areas, principally in developing countries but also in some poor rural areas of developed countries. ? Three key concerns are examined from a North-South perspective: ecological issues (related to land use and biodiversity), pro-poor policies (related to food and land security, gender and income generation) and equity of benefits within the global value cha
- Energy and Rural Poverty
The Impacts of Large-Scale Biofuel Production in Rural Communities
How Does Large-Scale Liquid Biofuel Production Affect Socio-Ecological Systems and Ecosystem Services?
Liquid Biofuel Production and Rural Communities' Food Security
Do Liquid Biofuels Address Rural Energy and Poverty Issues?
Can Biofuels Be Made Pro-Poor?.
- "Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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