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Record number 443163
Title RED versus REDD: Biofuel Policy versus Forest Conservation
Author(s) Dixon, P.; Meijl, H. van; Rimmer, M.; Shutes, L.J.; Tabeau, A.A.
Source Brussel : CEPS (Factor markets working papers / Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) no. 41) - ISBN 9789461383082 - 22
Department(s) LEI Internationaal Beleid
LEI INT BELEID - Internationale Handel & Markten
LEI INT BELEID - Landbouwbeleid
Publication type Scientific report
Publication year 2013
Keyword(s) biobrandstoffen - bosbescherming - europese unie - richtlijnen (directives) - beleid - agrarische economie - biobased economy - biofuels - protection of forests - european union - directives - policy - agricultural economics - biobased economy
Categories European Union / Agricultural Economics (General)
Abstract This paper assesses the complex interplay between global Renewable Energy Directives (RED) and the United Nations programme to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD). The interaction of the two policies is examined using a scenario approach with a recursive-dynamic global Computable General Equilibrium model. The consequences of a global biofuel directive on worldwide land use, agricultural production, international trade flows, food prices and food security out to 2030 are evaluated with and without a strict global REDD policy.
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