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Biofuels, land grabbing and food security in Africa

Author: Atakilte Beyene; Kjell J Havnevik; Prosper Bvumiranayi Matondi
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed, 2011.
Series: Africa now
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An essential book for anyone wishing to understand the startling impact of biofuels and land outsourcing on Africa.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Atakilte Beyene; Kjell J Havnevik; Prosper Bvumiranayi Matondi
ISBN: 1848138792 9781848138797 1848138784 9781848138780 9781848138780
OCLC Number: 741737061
Description: 230 p : ill ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Biofuels, Food Security and Land Grabbing in Africa - Prosper B. Matondi, Kjell Havnevik and Atakilte Beyene2. Grabbing of African Lands for Energy and Food - Implications for Land Rights, Food Security and Smallholders - Kjell Havnevik3. Biofuels Governance - a Matter of Discursive and Actor Intermesh- Marie Widengard4. Peak Oil and Climate Change: Triggers of the Drive for Biofuel Production - Rune Skarstein5. Attracting Foreign Direct Investment in Africa in the Context of Land Grabbing for Biofuels and Food Security - Prosper B. Matondi and Patience Mutopo6. Smallholder Led Transformation Towards Bio-Fuel Production in Ethiopia - Atakilte Beyene7. Biofuel, Land and Environmental Issues - the Case of SEKAB's Biofuel Plans in Tanzania - Kjell Havnevik and Hanne Haaland8. Agro-Investments in Zimbabwe at a Time of Redistributive Land Reforms - Prosper B. Matondi9. Competition Between Biofuel and Food? Re-Thinking Biofuel Narratives, Evidence From a Jatropha Biodiesel Project in Northern Ghana - Festus Boamah10. Land Grabbing, Smallholder Farmers and the Meaning of Agro-Investor Driven Agrarian Change in Africa - Prosper B. Matondi, Kjell Havnevik and Atakilte Beyene
Series Title: Africa now
Responsibility: edited by Prosper B. Matondi, Kjell Havnevik and Atakilte Beyene.

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'This is a most welcome and timely addition to the growing literature on biofuels. It comprises an interesting mix of country (Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Ghana) and broad studies, which raises Read more...

 
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