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The political economy of biodiesel in an era of low oil prices
Rosamond L. Naylor
Global biodiesel production grew by 23% per annum between 2005 and 2015, leading to a seven-fold expansion of the sector in a single decade.
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Stanford-Cargill partnership strengthens to address food security issues
Stanford’s Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) has received a $2 million grant from Cargill, a second gift from the company that raises its total contribution to FSE to $5 million...
U.S. ethanol policy major contributor to global food price volatility
U.S. ethanol policy may be the single most significant contributor to world food price instability, states a Stanford study on the global costs of American ethanol.
The Global Costs of American Ethanol
FSE senior fellow Scott Rozelle on China's ability to meet increasing demand
FSE senior fellow Scott Rozelle weighs in on the question: Will China be able to continue to boost production sufficiently to meet increasing demand for meat?
KFGO article - China's Meat Production: Will Grain Or Meat Be Imported?
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Oil palm development in Indonesia: Demand, trade, and land use
Indonesia is currently the world’s top palm oil producer.
Search for Sustainable Solutions in Salmon Aquaculture
Continued growth in farmed salmon production worldwide--combined with emerging growth in the production of other lucrative farmed finfish species such as bluefin tuna, cod, and halibut--threatens...
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Benin solar market gardens: video gallery
This video gallery features the success story of a women's farming group in Nothern Benin who through the adoption of solar-powered irrigation pumps increased household income and nutritional intake in just one year.
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