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Sustainable Bioenergy Production - An Integrated Approach by Hans Ruppert, Martin Kappas, Jens Ibendorf

By Hans Ruppert, Martin Kappas, Jens Ibendorf

This booklet focuses totally on the benefits and implications of sustainable bioenergy creation by way of making sure a extra sustainable global regardless of its transforming into power calls for. It addresses a brand new idea that specializes in the interactions among assorted makes use of of agricultural land (for instance, agriculture for nutrients, forage or power and nature conservation) and their ecological, fiscal and societal affects. This study idea offers new insights into the contest for assets and the synergies among assorted land makes use of. This booklet seeks to enhance people’s knowing of bioenergy’s potentials for the longer term. it is going to be of curiosity not just to these concerned about sustainable power, but in addition to environmental planners, agriculture and soil experts, and environmental policy-makers.

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Carus, M. (2012). Stoffliche Nutzung von Biomasse Basisdaten fu¨r Deutschland, Europa und die Welt. de/download/Stoffliche_Nutzung_von_Biomasse_nova REN21 (Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century). (2012). Renewables 2012 (Global Status Report), 171 pp. , & Fenger, N. A. (2011). Globalizing land use transitions: The soybean acceleration. Geografisk Tidsskrift-Danish Journal of Geography, 111(1), 85–92. Rees, W. E. (2006). Ecological footprints and biocapacity: Essential elements in sustainability assessment.

Creating awareness of the consequences of the disproportionate consumption of animal products is one of the prerequisites for a sustainable future. 4 Postharvest Food Losses and Food Wasting Postharvest food losses occur during threshing, grading, packaging, transport, storage, processing, distribution and marketing, or due to biological or chemical contamination and deterioration. Between one-fifth and one-half of produced food is estimated to be lost early in the supply chain segments (the dominant form in 18 H.

Over 46 million ha of large-scale farmland acquisitions or negotiations were announced between October 2008 and August 2009 (Deininger and Byerlee 2011). To compensate for the negative effects, we have, amongst others, formulated the following principles for responsible agroinvestments: • respect land and resource rights, • ensure food security, • ensure transparency, 1 Sustainable Bioenergy Production: An Integrated Perspective 19 • ensure that all the affected people are consulted and that they participate in all the important decisions, • safeguard social sustainability by making investments that have a desirable social and distributional impact, and • promote environmental sustainability by minimising and mitigating the risk and magnitude of the negative impacts.

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