Implementation of Biofuel Production in Developing Countries

Ian Duvenage

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Abstract

Introduction: The depletion of fossil fuels is a global issue; likewise, the pursuit of national energy security through reducing dependence on certain countries (e.g. those belonging to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) cannot be decoupled from international relations and globalization. While some experts argue that in many developing countries, biofuels provide an opportunity to address poverty and energy issues (Johnson et al., 2009), others note that challenges such as food security could be exacerbated by the expansion of biofuel production (Drexler, 2008).
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventResearch Week 2012 - Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia
Duration: 4 Sep 20127 Sep 2012

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ConferenceResearch Week 2012
CountryAustralia
CityGold Coast
Period4/09/127/09/12

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Duvenage, I. (2012). Implementation of Biofuel Production in Developing Countries. Poster session presented at Research Week 2012, Gold Coast, Australia.