Plant based biofuels back in the spotlight

Plant based biofuels back in the spotlight


Last September the European Commission admitted that it needs to revise its policy regarding biofuels since their use may involve certain risks. Plant based biofuels seem to have an impact on food prices at a global level and on land rights in developing countries. As a consequence, since Europe is Indonesia's biggest export market with 39% of total European biodiesel import in 2011 coming from Indonesia, the need to take further actions is immediate.

The Programme Director of Sawit W...


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