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The biofuels revolution

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Cultivating crops for fuel is a growing industry. But as scientists improve methods to produce biofuels, do developing countries know enough about their potential, and how to minimise risks while reaping the benefits?

Feature

Biofuel: Africa’s new oil?

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Opinion

Biofuels: benefits and risks for developing countries

Biofuels offer huge potential, but pose challenges best countered with strong and coherent development policies, says S. Arungu-Olende.

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Editorials

Biofuels: Let’s look before we leap

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04/12/07

Opinion

Building on biofuel production opportunities

Biofuel production offers a lifeline to sugar-producing countries hit by the European Union's 2006 sugar reforms, argues Maureen Wilson.

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Opinion

Biofuel revolution threatens food security for the poor

Strong international policies are needed to stop the biofuel revolution threatening food security for the poor, says Siwa Msangi.

03/12/07

Opinion

Research needed to cut risks to biofuel farmers

Dryland farmers are growing novel crops for biofuel, but domestication and research into yields and pests is still needed, ...

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