Food and Fuel Production Co-Exist in Brazil

Cindy Zimmerman

The promise of new science and technology for increasing food and fuel production was part of a conversation panel at the World Food Prize Norman Borlaug Symposium in Des Moines on Wednesday. Among the panelists was Brazil’s former minister of agriculture Roberto Rodrigues, co-chair of the International Biofuels Commission, who talked about the importance of biofuels development for developing nations. …

Audio, Ethanol, food and fuel, International, World Food Prize

Biofuels Talk at World Food Prize Event

Cindy Zimmerman

These days, a dialogue about global food has to include biofuels – the two have become inseparable in recent years. At the World Food Prize Norman Borlaug Symposium this week in Des Moines many speakers are addressing how biofuels fit in the global food outlook. The keynote speaker for the symposium kickoff Wednesday was Sir Gordon Conway, who is chief …

Audio, Biodiesel, Ethanol, International, World Food Prize