Formulation of a National Sustainability Scheme for Biofuels in Mali

R. Janssen, D. Rutz, I. Togola, O. Ouattara & T. Burrell
During recent years the Government of Mali as well as the civil society in Mali has shown considerable interest in the development of a strong and sustainable biofuels sector. Primary policy drivers for biofuels development in Mali include security of energy supply, a reduction of the foreign exchange burden, environmental benefits, and socio-economic development by rural electrification in remote regions. On the other hand, concerns exist with respect to increasing competition over land and water...