BEFS Thailand

 

BEFS Thailand

Key results and policy recommendations
for future bioenergy development

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    FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2010


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Table of contents

Part I   [507kb]

Foreword
Abstract
Acknowledgements
Acronyms

Part II   [824kb]

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 BEFS Analytical Framework
1.2 The BEFS tool box
1.3 BEFS in Thailand

2. THAILANDíS POLICY CONTEXT

2.1 Thailandís bioenergy policy framework
2.2 Thailandís agricultural policy framework

3. AGRICULTURE MARKET PROJECTIONS

3.1 Overview of analysis
3.2 Assumptions for development of biofuel
3.3 Market projections of key agricultural crops

4. NATURAL RESOURCE ANALYSIS: LAND

4.1 Overview of analysis
4.2 Sugar cane
4.3 Cassava
4.4 Oil palm

5. NATURAL RESOURCE ANALYSIS: WATER

5.1 Overview of analysis
5.2 Water footprint of sugar-based ethanol
5.3 Water footprint of cassava-based ethanol
5.4 Outlook for biofuel water footprint
5.5 Water quality impacts

Part III   [715kb]

6. ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS

6.1 Overview of analysis
6.2 Competitiveness of sugar-based ethanol
6.3 Competitiveness of cassava-based ethanol
6.4 Competitiveness of biodiesel

7. CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION

7.1 Overview of analysis
7.2 GHG emissions of sugar-based ethanol
7.3 GHG emissions of cassava-based ethanol
7.4 GHG emissions of biodiesel

8. SOCIO-ECONOMIC ASPECTS

8.1 Overview of analysis
8.2 Poverty situation in Thailand
8.3 Impact of biofuels on households
8.4 Impact of biofuels on Thai economy
8.5 Small-scale bioenergy and rural development

9. RECOMMENDATIONS

9.1 Natural resources
9.2 Bioenergy sectorís economic competitiveness
9.3 National economy and consumer prices
9.4 GHG, energy balance and climate change
9.5 Management policies

10. REFERENCES


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