WBA news

WBA news

2009 April 09
FAO and Pisces report on Small-Scale Bioenergy Initiatives
FAO and Pisces report contains descriptions and preliminary lessons on livelihood impacts from case studies in Asia, Latin America and Africa
2009 April 08
10.000.000 tonnes of pellets
The Wood Pellets Association of Canada (WPAC) estimates that the global pellet production 2007 was ten million tonnes.
2009 April 01
Sustainable Vehicle Fuels - Do they exist?
Bilsweden (the Swedish organisation for car-makers and importers) has funded a report raising the question if there are any sustainable vehicle fuels.
2009 March 04
Biofuel is good for Africa’s farmers
Increased demand for biofuels is a positive development for Africa’s farmers. Farmers have been getting paid less and less for their products, but now prices for farm products are on the rise, and farmers’ incomes are rising with them.
2009 March 03
Meeting the challenge of global carbon management
“The world’s forest, grassland and agricultural ecosystems not only help to fulfill human society’s needs for food, energy and materials but also harbour a wealth of biodiversity of intrinsic and utilitarian value,” according to Jan-Erik Petersen of the European Environment Agency.
2009 March 03
Digging for green gold in Ghana
Ghana has a very favourable climate for growing plants for renewable fuels.