Biomass for biodiesel production on family farms in Brazil: promise or failure? : integrated assessment of biodiesel crops, farms, policies and producer organisations

J.G. Dal Belo Leite

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Abstract

In Brazil, a biodiesel policy was implemented as a way of reducing poverty among family farms. The objective of this thesis is to perform an integrated assessment of biodiesel crops, farm types, biodiesel policies and producer organisations that reveals opportunities and limitations of family farmers’ engagement in the biodiesel supply chain.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Wageningen University
Supervisors/Advisors
  • van Ittersum, Martin, Promotor
  • Slingerland, Maja, Co-promotor
  • Bijman, Jos, Co-promotor
Award date10 Dec 2013
Place of PublicationWageningen
Publisher
Print ISBNs9789461737601
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • biodiesel
  • biomass
  • family farms
  • crops
  • crop production
  • policy
  • sustainability
  • helianthus annuus
  • brazil
  • biofuels
  • biobased economy

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