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  1. 1. Becoming Biofuels. The messy assembling of resources, sustainability, poverty, land use, and nation-states

    Författare :Marie Widengård; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; biofuels; jatropha; assemblages; governmentality; political ecology; political economy; ethnography; governance; materiality; authority; territory; sovereignty; resources; poverty; sustainability; land use change; states; standards; certification; Africa; Zambia; Mozambique; Tanzania; Kenya; Brazil; EU;

    Sammanfattning : Biofuels have come to represent the will to mitigate climate change by replacing fossil fuels with so-called climate-friendly and renewable plant sources, and to improve rural and poor conditions in the South through biofuel crop production, farm job creation, and smallholder cash cropping. The expansion of biofuels in countries in the South largely pivoted upon ‘the will to develop’, specifically through the oil shrub Jatropha curcas L. LÄS MER