Bangladesh Agriculture Minister bashes biofuels

Plantations International Information Bangladeshi Minister of Agriculture Matia Chowdhury has actually criticised large international corporations for advertising biofuels. The preacher spoke at a keynote on the 40th wedding anniversary of the International Food Plan Study Institute (IFPRI) in Washington, D.C., United States. Chowdhury explained that drawing away more land to be utilized for maize cultivation causes a reduced soyabean as well as wheat farming. The multinationals' promo of biofuels as an ecological as well as eco-friendly alternative is 'odd' when 2,500 l of water are required to produce one litre of biofuel, she asserts. 'Policies that advertise biofuels have actually drawn [...]