Non-grain fuel ethanol expansion and its effects on food security: A computable general equilibrium analysis for China

@inproceedings{Ge2014NongrainFE,
  title={Non-grain fuel ethanol expansion and its effects on food security: A computable general equilibrium analysis for China},
  author={Jianping Ge and Yalin Lei and Suminori Tokunaga},
  year={2014}
}
Concerning food security, China has launched non-grain fuel ethanol projects with potential land. However, there are concerns and facts, such as feedstock price rise, regarding its implications on quantity of food supply and food price. The study aims to better understand the impacts of expanding non-grain fuel ethanol on food price, supply and consumption using a CGE (computable general equilibrium) model. The investigation is divided into two scenarios, no supply of potential land and supply… CONTINUE READING

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