Utilizing and Managing Biofuel (Biodiesel): Lessons Learned and Best Practices from Other Countries

Indonesia needs to heed the lessons and follow the best practices of other countries who have also developed biofuel, especially regarding biofuel governance. International experiences show that the utilization of biofuels as new and renewable energy sources can be optimized. This working paper identifies at least four important aspects that Indonesia can learn from, namely (1) institutionalization, (2) ensuring sustainable feedstock, (3) social and economic inclusion, and (4) mitigating the competition for palm oil between the food and energy sectors.

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