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Biofuels and rural poverty [electronic resource] / Joy Clancy.

Author/Creator:
Clancy, Joy.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
London : Earthscan from Routledge, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (217 p.)
Subjects:
Biomass energy -- Economic aspects.
Biomass energy -- Social aspects.
Biomass energy -- Environmental aspects.
Energy policy.
Rural poor.
Poverty -- Government policy.
Equality.
Social justice.
North and south.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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
Contents:
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?.
Notes:
"Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-203-12847-8
1-283-97244-1
1-136-46930-3
OCLC:
827209056
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