Title: Direct and Indirect Impact of Biofuel Policies on Tropical Deforestation in Malaysia
Editors: DALLEMAND Jean-Francois
SUNDRAM Kalyana
STIBIG Hans-Jurgen
Publisher: European Commission
Publication Year: 2009
JRC N°: JRC52279
ISBN: 978-92-79-13349-7
ISSN: 1018-5593
Other Identifiers: EUR 23979 EN
OPOCE LD-NA-23979-EN-C
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC52279
DOI: 10.2790/14093
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This document contains the Proceedings of the Expert Consultation: "Direct and indirect impact of biofuels policies on tropical deforestation in Malaysia", held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 20-21 November 2008. This meeting was jointly organised by two Research Actions: the Biofuels Action of the Institute for Energy and the TREES Action of the Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Joint Research Centre, in cooperation with the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC). The objective of this Expert Consultation was to exchange expertise, collect/analyse/discuss data and information on the following topics: 1) Direct and indirect effect of biofuels policies (National, European and global) on tropical deforestation in Malaysia; 2) Status of biofuels sustainability certification, with specific reference to palm oil and the Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO); 3) Wildlife conservation and environmental care; 4) GHG emissions related to palm oil cultivation and use, effect of land use change, Life Cycle Analysis of Biofuels. This meeting aimed to exchange and discuss data availability, accuracy and uncertainties, to improve understanding in the field of biofuels, in order to provide the best technical support to Malaysian or European decision-makers in the field of biofuels and bioenergy.
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