The publication surveys the current status of the biofuel debate, exploring implications for food security, the environment and agricultural development in developing countries. It addresses the biophysical and economic potential of 1st and 2nd generation biofuels and its implications on agricultural development, poverty and hunger. The publication also explores policy options and contains an overview of the current global agricultural situation, including data on agricultural production, food consumption and agricultural trade.At the same time, this small tree produces seeds after two to five years containing 30 percent oil by kernel weight - oil that is already being used to make soap, candles and cosmetics and has similar medicinal properties to castor oil, but is alsoanbsp;...
|Title||:||The State of Food and Agriculture 2008|
|Author||:||Food and Agriculture Organization|
|Publisher||:||Food & Agriculture Org. - 2008|