|Policy status:||In Force|
|Date Effective:||2008 (Feb)|
|Policy Type:||Policy Support>Strategic planning|
|Renewable Energy Policy Targets:||Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport|
|Agency:||Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG)|
|Renewable Energy Description:|
In 2008 the Ministry of Environment and Energy and the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock jointly presented the National Biofuels Programme, in which the general objective aims the developing a biofuels industry to contribute to energy security and efficiency, mitigation climate change, the reactivation of the agricultural sector and national socio-economic development.
In addition, the text included specific objectives the following:
|Related policies:||Regulation on Biofuels , National Biofuels Commission (Comisión Nacional de Biocombustibles)|
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