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The UN FAO has released data showing that global food prices have experience the steepest monthly drop since 2008, casting doubt upon concerns about the impact of ethanol production in food price increases. The recent decline in food prices has coincided with a period of record ethanol production expansion, reaching a high of 94 billion litres in 2014 from 83.5 billion litres in 2012, a 10% increase over this period.…

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TORONTO, Canada- Today, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) welcomes UNICA and President, Elizabeth Farina as its newest member.

“Brazil is truly a trailblazer in the global biofuels industry, not only as one of the world’s largest producers of biofuels, but one of the first,” said Bliss Baker, spokesperson for the GRFA. “As the largest ethanol producer in Brazil, we are honoured to have UNICA join our ranks to…

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By GRFA | July 12, 2015 | Financial Times

It is reassuring that the UNFAO Director General, Jose Graziano da Silva, has recognized in a recent op-ed that biofuels production “can be an effective means to increase food security” and, if done right, means “we can have more fuel, more food, and greater prosperity for all”.

This echoes Mr. da Silva’s previous comments at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture earlier t…

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