Canadian Biomass Magazine

Ethanol, bioenergy not a threat to food supply?

June 15, 2016
By Andrew Macklin

June 15, 2016 – A new report suggests that ethanol and bioenergy are not a threat to global food supply.

According to a Reuters report, the previous notion that there was a direct relationship between rising food prices and the expansion of biofuel was unfounded.

The report could deal a blow to opponents of the use of biofuels in the U.S., who believed that the expansion of ethanol use drove food price higher.

The World Bank, U.S. Government and additional secondary parties funded the report.

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