This Spotlight highlights some of the key publications that study, analyse and document Brazil’s ethanol programme. The publications focus on the following specific issues: Brazilian government policies to promote the sector; sustainability issues; expansion, land use and agro-ecological zoning of sugarcane; bagasse, cogeneration and bioelectricity; and advanced biofuels. Together these resources highlight the current key issues surrounding the sector, offering a useful entry for readers from other regions who wish to understand the Brazilian experience with ethanol.
de Carvalho, P.N. ELLA Spotlight on Knowledge: Spotlight on Publications: Brazil&#8217;s Ethanol Programme. ELLA, Practical Action Consulting, Lima, Peru (2013) 9 pp.