Land Use

Applies to: Biogas Plant

Description:

This indicator refers to the prevention of direct and indirect land use change due to silage production and associated negative impacts on food security.

Question:

Does the project entail usage of land already used for human and/or animal consumption (plant production, livestock grazing)?

Rating:

No

Yes

Comment:

If the answer is Yes, the assessor is advised to use an additional tool (BEFS OLT) that deals with potential risks and benefits for particularly food security from agricultural/bioenergy investments. The corresponding link is as follows: http://www.fao.org/energy/befs/operator-tool/en/.