How Green are Biofuels from Tropical Countries?

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Source:
Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
Authors:
J.F. Dallemand
M. Vignali
Date:
1 November 2008

This report presents data on biofuel production in tropical countries in an attempt to provide a preliminary discussion of the agro-environmental impact of biofuel development. Specific attention is paid to Brazil and Malaysia, as they are the major possible exporters to the European Union.