Wednesday, 8 October 2008

A SPIKE IN ETHANOL'S COFFIN?

Reviewing biofuel policies and subsidies;
Annual report weighs opportunities and risks of biofuels



7 October 2008, Rome - Biofuel policies and subsidies should be urgently reviewed in order to preserve the goal of world food
security, protect poor farmers, promote broad-based rural development and ensure environmental sustainability, FAO said today in a new edition of its annual flagship publication The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) 2008.

(also see post directly below and my article "Bursting the Ethanol Bubble" in older posts.) L.P
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