The Geopolitics of agrofuels

The current ecological crisis has elicited a number of market based 'solutions' from the corporate - northern axis and their conduits at various international development agencies. The appropriation of vast swathes of land (often labelled 'marginal' by its proponents), especially in the global south, for the production of agro-fuels will undermine food security and aggravate social tensions, further degrade bio-diversity and only entrench the already existing global energy hierarchy that is the root cause of so much political, economic and environmental instability in the world. [button icon="" size="medium" backgroundcolor="#99cc00" color="#ffffff" target="_blank" link="http://acbio.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/ACB_The_geopolitics_of_b…"]read more[/button]