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Agrofuels in Thailand: Policies, Practices and Prospects

  • Rajesh DanielEmail author
  • Louis LebelEmail author
  • Shabbir H. Gheewala
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Abstract

Agrofuels, defined here as agriculture-based liquid transportation fuels, have been widely promoted as a renewable, sustainable, energy source which could reduce dependency on fossil-fuel imports. But the evidence of current and potential future contributions to sustainability is modest and mixed, varying with crops, places, markets and societies.

Keywords

Thai Government Jatropha Plantation International Water Management Institute Ethanol Price Cassava Ethanol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Unit for Social and Environmental ResearchChiang Mai UniversityChiang MaiThailand
  2. 2.Joint Graduate School of Energy and Environment (JGSEE), King Mongkut’s University of TechnologyBangkokThailand

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