Meeting a Growing Demand for Food and Fuel in a Sustainable Manner

Zilberman, David and Gal Hochman

from ARE Update Vol. 14, No. 4, Mar/Apr, 2011

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Abstract

Production of biofuel from grains has reached a limit, resulting from concerns about food and fuel trade-offs. Several nonfood biofuel feedstocks show promise. The introduction of new feedstocks and the adoption of new biofuels by consumers will be gradual.

Keywords

biofuels, fuel and food trade-offs, grain shortage

Citation

Zilberman, David and Gal Hochman. "Meeting a Growing Demand for Food and Fuel in a Sustainable Manner." ARE Update 14(4)(2011):5-8. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2011/14/4/meeting-a-growing-demand/