Biofuels research, policy and adoption in agricultural systems

Program Code: 
1081
Contact: 

A/Prof Stuart Pearson (s.pearson@adfa.edu.au)

Description of Work: 

Objectives:

To improve the understanding of the drivers of biofuel research, policy and agricultural adoption in Australia and China.

Description of work:

  • Complete an environmental scan to develop a systematic understanding of the drivers of biofuel policy in Australia and China.
  • Develop insights into the similarities and differences in the ways biofuel research, policy and adoption occurs in Australia and China.
  • Explore the way risk and uncertainty emerge in the way biofuel research, policy and adoption in agriculture occurs.
  • Determine the most useful analytical framework for evaluating the impact of biofuel research on policy and agricultural practice.