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Gender and equity issues in liquid biofuels production : minimizing the risks to maximize the opportunities

Auteur : Andrea Rossi; Yianna Lambrou
Éditeur : Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization, ©2008.
Édition/format :   Livre électronique : International government publication : EnglishVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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The production of liquid biofuels such as bioethanol and biodiesel is rapidly increasing in developing countries, due mainly to the establishment of large-scale biofuel feedstock plantations. This results in potential socio-economic benefits, particularly in terms of agricultural employment, as well as risks, which tend to be context-specific. The objective of this paper is to discuss the potential  Lire la suite...
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Type d’ouvrage : Government publication, International government publication, Ressource Internet
Format : Internet Resource
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Andrea Rossi; Yianna Lambrou
Numéro OCLC : 236191114
Note sur la langue : English.
Description : 36 unnumbered pages
Détails : System requirements: Adobe Reader.; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contenu : Why link gender, equity issues and liquid biofuels production? --
Introduction --
1. Potential socio-economic risks for men and women --
2. Environmental impacts and associated gender-differentiated risks --
3. Agro-ecosystem simplification and associated --
4. Employment opportunities and discriminatory working conditions on plantations --
5. Increased food insecurity for men and women --
6. Summary of findings --
Recommendations: minimizing the risks to maximize the opportunities.
Responsabilité : Andrea Rossi and Yianna Lambrou.

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The production of liquid biofuels such as bioethanol and biodiesel is rapidly increasing in developing countries, due mainly to the establishment of large-scale biofuel feedstock plantations. This results in potential socio-economic benefits, particularly in terms of agricultural employment, as well as risks, which tend to be context-specific. The objective of this paper is to discuss the potential gender-differentiated risks of liquid biofuels production and identify research and policy strategies to better understand and address them. The potential environmental and socio-economic risks that may arise from the establishment and operation of large-scale plantations for the production of biofuels are considered. In addition, some potential risks for food security resulting from an increase in food prices due to the growing use of agricultural crops for biofuels production are discussed. The paper provides some specific recommendations for future research, such as conducting field-assessments to generate sex-disaggregated data for testing the hypotheses discussed in this paper. It also offers a number of alternative policy options for reducing the risks and maximizing the opportunities of biofuels production, such as establishing international rules to ensure that this production is environmentally sustainable and pro-poor.

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