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June 2008
"Effective Rate of Assistance for the Biofuel Production Chains in Europe"
Par Luiz Fernando do Amaral

October 2007
Global Subsidies Initiative

"BIOFUELS - AT WHAT COST ? Government support for ethanol and biodiesel in the European Union"
By Géraldine Kutas, Carina Lindberg and Ronald Steenblik

September 2007
Revue Visages d’Amérique Latine
Ethanol boom in the US: an export opportunity for the Caribbean and Central American countries?
By Luiz Fernando do Amaral and Géraldine Kutas

May 2007
German Marshall Fund of the United States

"EU and US Policies on Biofuels: Potential Impacts on Developing Countries"
By M.S. Jank (coordinator), G.Kutas, A. M. Nassar and L.F do Amaral.

New statistics online

EU production and production capacity of biodiesel and bioethanol

Current and projected use of feedstock for ethanol production in the EU
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Current and projected use of oilseeds area for biodiesel in the EU
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September, 21st 2007, Paris – 2:30pm
"U.S. Perspectives on Biofuels", with Mr. Hosein Shapouri, Senior Economist, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Conference organized by GEM, les Services de la Communication et des Affaires Culturelles et le Bureau des Affaires Agricoles de l’Ambassade des Etats-Unis
Amphithéâtre Chapsal, Sciences Po, 27 rue Saint Guillaume, Paris 7.
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24th May 2007, Brussels
“Biofuels in Europe and the United States: Energy, Economics, and Trade Aspect”. Conference organized by the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF)
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25th May 2007, Berlin
“Biofuels as Fuel of the Future? A Discussion on the Economic, Energy and Environmental Balance of Renewable Fuels”.
Conference organized by the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) in partnership with DaimlerChrisler
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Géraldine Kutas, coordinator of the EBP research programme has participated to both conferences and present the results of the study “EU and US Policies on Biofuels: Potential Impacts on Developing Countries”, commissioned by the GMF.

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What's new?

July 5-6, 2007
International conference on biofuels organised by DG Relex for the launching of the EU-Brazil partnership on biofuels with President Lula da Silva and President Barroso.

May 18th, 2007
The main Brazilian economic newspaper Valor Economico highlights the results of the study "US and EU policies in biofuels: Potential impacts on developing countries" co-authored by Géraldine Kutas. Read more.

May 14, 2007
Opinions expressed by Marcos Jank and Ronald Steenblick at a conference on biofuels organized by GEM on March 22, 2007 quoted in Le Monde’s article “La bataille des biocarburants”.

May 5, 2007
Géraldine Kutas interviewed by the Brazilian newspaper O Estado de São Paulo on the European agricultural policy and biofuels trade perspectives on the occasion of the French presidential elections. Click here.

Contact: ebp-gem@sciences-po.fr


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