Biofuel potential in Southeast Asia: Raising food yields, reducing food waste and utilising residues

| October 13, 2017

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Considerable sustainable resource potential exists for liquid biofuels in Southeast Asia. This report estimates the amounts of feedstocks that could be grown, collected and converted to liquid biofuels in the region.

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