Case Studies on Bioenergy Policy and Law: Options for Sustainability

Elisa Morgera (Editor), Kati Kulovesi (Editor), Ambra Gobena (Editor)

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Abstract / Description of output

This edited volume examines bioenergy and bioenergy-related national legislation, policy and institutions in selected countries in Latin America, Asia and Africa, namely: Argentina, Brazil, Estonia, Mexico, Tanzania, Thailand and the Philippines. It identifies current state practice in ensuring the economic, social and environmental sustainability of bioenergy production – a topical issue in current debates on climate change mitigation, soaring food prices, international trade and rural development. The study proves the need for holistic policy, legal and institutional frameworks in a variety of relevant sectors, including the environment, forestry, water management, land and trade, as well as for an interdisciplinary approach to designing the regulatory features of any bioenergy programme.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Number of pages408
ISBN (Print)9789251064559
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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