Global Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of Biofuel and Bioproduct Chains

D. Rutz, M.C. Jinke, J.M.C. Van Dam, R. Janssen, W. Hiegl, R. Diaz-Chavez, J. Woods, A.P.C. Faaij, E.M.W. Smeets, J. Vos, M. Vis, N. Rettenmaier, G. Reinhardt, R. Nussbaum, K. Bottriell, A. Gozzi, S. Haye, A.C. Da Silva Walter, J.A. Hilbert, O. Coto, A. Fallot, E.N. Sawe, I. Togola, O. Ouattara & R. Jaax
Many countries worldwide are increasingly engaging in the promotion of biomass production for industrial uses such as biofuels and bioproducts. Biomass raw materials and biofuels offer the opportunity to replace petrochemical resources for a large variety of bioproducts (chemicals, bioplastics, etc.) and fossil fuels. Until today, mainly biofuels were supported by European policies, but support for bioproducts is still lacking behind. Thus, also the public sustainability debate concentrated on biofuels, but so far not on...