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Policy and trade issues for a future regional biofuels market in Southern Africa

Giles Henley and Taku Fundira

Development Southern Africa, 2019, vol. 36, issue 2, 250-264

Abstract: This paper reviews the domestic political and legislative context surround biofuels initiatives to highlight what opportunities exist for establishing a biofuels trade network between South Africa (as an anchor market) and its neighbours, specifically in Zambia and Mozambique. By analysing global developments in major biofuel importers, reasons for policy inertia in South Africa, and recent experiences with biofuels investments, we suggest that the likelihood for a regional biofuels market developing is slender without addressing land-related challenges in producer countries and revising South Africa’s domestic legislation.

Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.1080/0376835X.2019.1605882

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