Global trends in biofuel finance in forest-rich countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America and implications for governance
January, 2011. Jan Willem van Geldera, Laura German. Infor Brief 36. Center for International Forestry Research, Bogor, Indonesia. 12 pages
Since 2000, US$ 2.0-2.7 billion has been invested in feedstock cultivation for biofuel in 16 forest-rich countries, mostly in oil palm and sugarcane. An additional US$ 5.7-6.7 billion has been invested in biofuel production, especially sugar-based ethanol.
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Keywords: e. Deforestation & Degradation Drivers, Other Publications, p. Governance Aspects, Africa, Asia, Biofuels, carbon, climatic change, conversion, deforestation, economic analysis, Latin America, mitigation