Browsing Department of Geography by Subject "Biofuel"
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(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-02)Abstract Empirical evidence from research points to biofuel as a possible substitute to conventional fossil fuel-gasoline and diesel. Some countries USA and many in Europe are working towards mandates and legislations ...Master thesis
Competition between biofuel and food? The case of a jatropha biodiesel project and its effects on food security in the affected communities in Northern Ghana (The University of Bergen, 2010-05-18)Biofuels have become an issue of much concern to policy makers, national governments and the international agencies amid discussions on climate change. Debates and discussions about the implications of biofuels are underpinned ...Master thesis
Fuelling development? A critical look at government-centred jatropha cultivation for biodiesel as promoted by the biofuel policy in Rajasthan, India (The University of Bergen, 2010-01-31)This study examines government-centred jatropha cultivation for biodiesel as promoted by the biofuel policy of the desert state of Rajasthan, India. The drive to find alternative domestic sources of energy is intense in a ...Master thesis
Impact of peak oil and food based biofuel production on long-term food security. A dynamic policy model (The University of Bergen, 2008-06-10)It would, for the sake of food security, be rational to start an agricultural transition to a system less dependant on fossil fuels in good time before a possible energy crisis. It therefore seems a paradox that policy ...Master thesis