Key References

  • UN Report; Sustainable Bioenergy: A Framework for Decision Makers; April 2007
  • Review of EU Biofuels Directive; Public consultation exercise; April- July 2006
  • House of Commons; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee; Biofuels; Seventeenth Report of     Session, 2002-03
  • Msangi S, Sulser T, Rosegrant M, Valmonte-Santos R,  Ringler C; Global Scenarios for Biofuels: Impacts and Implications; International Food Policy Research  Institute (IFPRI)
  • Chisti Y; Biodiesel from Microalgae; Biotechnology Advances 25 (2007) 294–306
  •  Schmetz E, Ackiewicz M, Tomlinson G, White C, Gray D; Increasing Security and Reducing Carbon Emissions of the U.S. Transportation Sector:  A Transformational Role for Coal with Biomass; National Energy Technology Laboratory
  • Biofuels look to the next generation;; 29th October 2009
  • General Register Office for Scotland;; 27th October 2009
  • Renewable Energy Foundation: Monthly Generation Statistics;; 29th October 2009
  • Ordnance Survey Map No. 361
  • Personal correspondence with Andrew Walker, Arran Forester, Forestry Commission Scotland
  • Personal correspondence with Brodie Pearce, Operations Support Officer, North Ayrshire Council
  • Stevens, C.V and Verhe, R.G. (2004) Renewable Bioresources, Scope and Modification for Non-Food Applications, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester.
  • Forest Encyclopedia Network,
  • Anaerobic Digestion, The AD Community, An Independent website, Accessed on 03.11.2009
  • Braber, K. Anaerobic Digestion Of Municipal Solid Waste: A Modern Waste Disposal Option On The Verge Of Breakthrough, Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol. 9, Nos 1-5. pp. 365-376.1995. Elsevier Science Ltd, Printed in Great Britain.
  • Misra, R.V., Roy,R.N. and Hiraoka,H., On-farm Composting Methods, Land and Water Discussion Paper 2, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,
  • Personal correspondence with Stephen Mullan, Chairman of the Tea Association of Malawi 2008/09.
  • The National Statistics Office of Malawi
  • Electricity Supply Company of Malawi Ltd (ESCOM)
  • Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry


Isle of Arran

Forestry Commission

Visit Scotland

International Energy Board

North Ayrshire and Arran Council

National Farmers Union

General Register Office for Scotland

Renewable Energy Foundation

Malawi - Commercial Agriculture in Thyolo

The University of Edinburgh

The National Statistics Office of Malawi

Electricity Supply Company of Malawi Ltd (ESCOM)

Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry

Tea Association of Malawi

Coffee Association of Malawi

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Australian Macadamia Society

International Coffee Organization

Official Website of the Government of Malawi


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