General discussion on bioenergy in China

The existance of first generation biofuel plants creates the potential conflict with food industry. The projects gradually moving to second generation, however the process takes time, and conflict between food vs. energy still exists

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Bioenergy governance conflicts
Resources agricultural products
Issues 1 social, 2 ecological, 3 economical, 4 cultural
Keywords stop, bioenergy, china
References Bioenergy Thematic study: The China’s Case
Start date 2013
End date
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests the first generation power plants still causing the food security problem, it has been pointed out by National Government and cases are investigated one by one.
Barriers for dialogue still many biorefineries are working on first generation biofuels
Forums for dialogue graduall updating of technology to move to 2nd generation of biofuels
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation gradual investment into rennovation of the bioplant and changing the raw material side