NGO protest against Government/EU support of Agrofuels in Germany

German NGO (Rettet den Regenwald) campaign against government/EU support of agrofuels.

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Bioenergy governance conflicts
Resources agricultural products
Issues 1 social, 2 economical, 3 ecological, 4 cultural
Keywords NGO campaign, agrofuel support, Germany
Start date 2009
End date
Reason(s) for conflict Agrofuels regarded as an unsustainable pathway that threatens local communities, biodiversity, leads to degradation of rainforests and threatens food security.
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests German NGOs are against the subsidies on agrofuels from German Government and EU
Barriers for dialogue radical position of the NGOs on the subsidy issue
Forums for dialogue joint and open dialog, possibility to share the point of view
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation open and trustworthy dialog