Food vs. fuel conflict in USA

General discussion if corn should be used as food or fuel

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Bioenergy governance conflicts
Resources agricultural products
Issues ecological, economical, social, cultural
Keywords corn, biofuel
References http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2014/10/new-report-sheds-light-on-the-old-food-vs-fuel-bioenergy-debate http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/plugged-in/2011/10/07/the-u-s-now-uses-more-corn-for-fuel-than-for-feed/
Start date 2014
End date
Reason(s) for conflict Disagreement about primary use of corn
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests different views on the same raw material and how it could be used
Barriers for dialogue the barriers does not exist as such, since the discussion is still in process, but for sure the potential barriers exist
Forums for dialogue joint and trustworthy dialog
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation
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