Food Security and Agroenergy

Author/s Luigi Costato
Publishing Year 2012 Issue 2011/3
Language Italian Pages 7 P. 33-39 File size 272 KB
DOI 10.3280/AIM2011-003003
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The power generation so-called "clean" in agriculture confirms the increasingly multi-primary sector. The commitments made at international level, as well as the internal Community rules and encourage the development of agro-energy as they represent a sustainable form of energy is an environmentally and economically, allowing the exploitation of products and of organic waste and producing beneficial effects on the social, ecological and cultural. Except that it is now known of the ethical debate concerning the removal, in Third World countries, Members of fertile land for food production in order to secure large tracts of land to be allocated to the cultivation of plants with energy purposes. As in Italy are exploited for the installation of photovoltaic systems are still capable of producing land. All this now clashes with the resurgence of procurement requirements of raw food. The Food Security is once again becoming a problem now and the agro-energy production on land that could be used for food affect the price of agricultural land and threatens the stability of food prices.

Keywords: Food Security, Agroenergy, Food Prices.

Luigi Costato, Food Security e agroenergie in "AGRICOLTURA ISTITUZIONI MERCATI " 3/2011, pp 33-39, DOI: 10.3280/AIM2011-003003