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Ghana:Investment in land, for biofuel production

Ghana:Investment in land, the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) is opening door for large-Scale Biofuel Production.
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EU report: Brussels biofuels policy hikes food prices by up to 50%

EU report: Brussels biofuels policy hikes food prices by up to 50% | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

If biofuels received no EU policy support, the price of food stuffs such as vegetable oil would be 50% lower in Europe by 2020 than at present – and 15% lower elsewhere in the world – according to new research by the EU’s Joint Research Center.

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Biofuels and hunger, two sides of the same coin

Despite growing evidence that biofuel production is causing food insecurity around the world, the new European Union policy blueprint on renewable energy ignores the social effects of biofuels. Last week, Guatemalan victims of the food crisis came to Brussels to make European policy makers aware of the problem.

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Land Grab of Farmland in Eastern Germany and East Europe Is Underway, Spurred by EU Co-Funding for Biofuels

Hot money investment groups are increasingly buying up arable lands in eastern Germany, which is a pattern also encountered in other parts of Eastern Europe. The process is spurred by the considerable benefit from the generous EU co-funding of expansion of farm land used for bio-fuels.

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In a world hungry for biofuels, food security must come first

In a world hungry for biofuels, food security must come first | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

Olivier De Schutter: "Growing crops for food and fuel together can work but farmers and policymakers must prioritise hungry people and think local..."

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