353-i. Comments: National Biofuels Strategy - Mozambique
The NCEA provided comments on a draft National Biofuels Strategy for Mozambique.
Advisory reports and other documents
|23 Jan 2009: Other|
|Memorandum by the NCEA|
The Netherlands Embassy in Mozambique requested the NCEA to comment on the country's National Biofuels Strategy.
The NCEA issued an advice of the secretariat, presenting comments on the draft strategy. Main comments included, among others:
- Comments on the name of the document, the strategy of introduction, and the project's contributions to poverty reduction;
- Questions on underlying decisions, e.g. on leaving sector development to private initiative, focusing on estate-based production, etc.;
- A conclusion that the assessment of potential economic, environmental and social impacts of certain aspects is deficient;
- A conclusion that mechanisms for mitigation and limitation of adverse effects are insufficiently planned.
Members of the working group
Technical secretary: Reinoud Post
Last modified: 15 Apr 2019