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Biofuels as an Engine for Growth

Posted by admin on December 22nd, 2006

IPC Policy Associate Kara Laney has contributed the following post, outlining the existing opportunities and challenges that biofuels hold for rich and poor countries alike, concluding that the best way for biofuels to be an engine of growth is for the sector to advance in step with trade liberalization.
The Doha Round and biofuels appear to [...]

2007 Farm Bill Debate Should Go Beyond “Who Gets How Much?” Discussions

Posted by admin on December 1st, 2006

IPC Chief Executive, Charlotte Hebebrand, has contributed the following commentary about the upcoming US Farm Bill debate in Congress:
The 2007 farm bill debate is already underway. Under Secretary Johanns’ leadership, the USDA has held “listening sessions” throughout the country and released some thoughtful farm bill analysis papers. When the 110th Congress convenes in 2007, we [...]