Risk management

Bioenergy development may create opportunities and risks. In order to ensure that the development of the bioenergy sector fosters both food and energy security, and that it contributes to agricultural and rural development in a sustainable and climate-smart way, the risks need to be properly identified, prevented and managed.

The BEFS Approach offers tools and guidance that can help policy-makers prevent and manage environmental and socio-economic risks associated with bioenergy development, including: