Robin Pomeroy
Robin Pomeroy works from Geneva, Switzerland. Editing stories @wef. Reported from London, Tehran. Rome, Brussels, @Cannes @FilmFestivalVe Founding contributor @charlotteprjct Journo lecturer @CityUniLondon Robin Pomeroy has over 318 followers on Twitter.
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/ 2 June 2008

Biofuel land demand puts rural poor at risk

The rise of biofuels is not only adding to the global food price crisis but also poses a risk for peasants, pushed off their land to make way for energy crops, a report prepared for this week’s food summit said. The use of food such as maize, palm oil and sugar to produce fuel has been blamed in part for record high commodity prices.