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Workshop on Impacts and Profitability of Biofuels in Ethiopia

Environmental Economics Policy Forum for Ethiopia (EEPFE) organized a workshop on 'Impacts and Profitability of Biofuels in Ethiopia' on September 14, 2012

Researchers from EEPFE, AAU and University of Gothenburg in Sweden presented findings on the following topics:

  • Economy-Wide Impact of Biofuels Investments: An Overview of Global Perspectives and Analytical Frameworks Employed Presented by Jorgen Levin, Orebro University, Sweden
  • CGE(Computable General Equilibrium) Model and Simulation Scenarios Presented by Fantu Guta, Research Fellow at EEPFE and Lecturer at Addis Ababa University
  • Impacts of Biofuels Investment on Food Security, Economic Growth, External Sector, and Poverty Reduction in Ethiopia Presented by Tadele Ferede, Senior Research Fellow at EEPFE and Lecturer at Addis Ababa University
  • Biofuels Investment and the Environment (Forestry and GHG emissions) Presented by Alemu Mekonnen, Senior Research Fellow and Center Director of EEPFE and Lecturer at Addis Ababa University
  • Profitability Analysis of Biofuels Investment in Ethiopia, Presented by Zenebe Gebreegziabher, Senior Research Fellow at EEPFE and Lecturer at Mekele University

More center publications on biofuel:

The Distributive Effect and Food Security Implications of Biofuels Investment in Ethiopia: A CGE Analysis

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