Model estimates food-versus-biofuel trade-off

  title={Model estimates food-versus-biofuel trade-off},
  author={Deepak Rajagopal and Steven E. Sexton and Gal Hochman and David W. Roland-Holst and David Zilberman},
IN 2008, the world entered a food crisis amid record-high commodity and energy prices that induced hunger and political unrest in developing countries, thefts of food from farms and food-aid caravans, and export restrictions in top grain-producing countries. The food crisis struck as biofuel production, driven largely by state mandates and subsidies, reached its pinnacle. The link between firstgeneration biofuels and food, which compete for land and harvest, was clear to researchers and… CONTINUE READING

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