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The transition to a sustainable bio-economy: innovation and expectations

Grant reference: RES-180-25-0005

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Journal article details

The new competition for land : food, energy, and climate change
The paper addresses the new competition for land arising from growing and changing demand for food when combined with increasing global demand for transport energy, under conditions of declining petro-chemical resources and the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The main conclusion is that strategic political direction of innovation and sustainability regulation are required to bring about sustainable intensification of cultivation.
Full text
10.1016/j.foodpol.2010.11.009
English

Primary contributor

Author Mark Harvey

Additional contributors

Co-author Sarah Pilgrim

Keywords

biodiversity and conservation; climate change; climatic changes; energy; food production; sustainability; food; biofuels; competition for land; innovation

Additional details

36
S1
Yes
0306-9192
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/authorsview.authors/fundingbodyagreements
Published in Food policy supplement issue entitled 'The challenge of global food sustainability'.
Abstract : http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2010.11.009
Elsevier
29 January 2011
12
S40–S51
Post-print
Food policy