Industrial Agrofuels: Fuel hunger and Poverty

Title: Industrial Agrofuels: Fuel hunger and Poverty

Year: 2009

Edition: La Via Campesina

Language: English, (Available in Spanish, French and Portuguese)

Content: This publication presents a compilation of articles written by grassroots member organizations of the Via Campesina or their close allies from Mozambique, Mali, Haiti, Brazil, Canada and Indonesia. They present an analysis of agrofuel production in their national and local contexts, how it impacts farmers and agricultural workers’ lives and work and how farmer organizations are getting involved in this debate. The articles were written in different contexts and for different purposes, but they all reflect the importance of this debate among the members of the movement. We also included an article by François Houtart on the “Scandal of agrofuels” to give a general context to the local stories.