Increasing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Through the Use of Environmentally Sound Technologies: Assessing the Potential for the Development of Second-Generation Biofuels in the ESCWA Region

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Source:
United Nations
Date:
1 November 2009

This study examines the opportunities and constraints associated with the development of second-generation biofuels in the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) region, based on a review of existing environmentally sound technologies that can be accessed by small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Several country case studies are offered to elaborate the analysis-based financial and environmental assessments.