Will EU demand for biofuel mean starvation for world’s poorest?
Green Cars News
APRIL 28, 2009
The controversy surrounding the use of biofuel in road fuel has heightened as one African publication accuses the biofuel industry of taking food directly out of the mouths of the hungry. In Senegal, a country affected by food riots a year ago, up to 200,000 hectares (10 per cent of the country’s arable land) might be set aside for jatropha crops for biofuels. . Should fossil fuel suppliers be stopped from exceeding legal obligations on biofuel?