Bioenergy and social sustainability in Yucatan, Mexico: an elaborated understanding based on energy justice
A few years back jatropha projects were promoted in Yucatan, Mexico like many other countries in the global south for bioenergy production mainly by federal agencies. The aim was that jatropha biodiesel projects would provide energy security along with rural economic revitalization. When the projects started their operations, community members living proximate to the projects got localized employments that benefited them in some ways. However, some years later, the projects closed down due to several reasons. In this paper, we present results of our qualitative study conducted in rural Yucatan ...
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