Biomass and Biofuels

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

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Olivier De Schutter
A worker shows Jatropha seeds in Manica province
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july 22 , 2012

 

Growing crops for food and fuel together can work but farmers and policymakers must prioritise hungry people and think local

 

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The future of food

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Spike in Food Prices Projected by 2013

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JOANNA M. FOSTER
Spike in Food Prices Projected by 2013
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In 2008 and in 2011, the world was rocked by riots and by revolutions coinciding with spikes in food prices. Now researchers are projecting that by 2013, food prices will soar to unparalleled heights, causing widespread hunger in the most vulnerable populations and social unrest, with an enormous potential for loss of human life. ... Read more about Spike in Food Prices Projected by 2013

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