Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural
Print version ISSN 0103-2003
On-line version ISSN 1806-9479
PAULILLO, Luiz Fernando; VIAN, Carlos Eduardo de Freitas; SHIKIDA, Pery Francisco Assis and MELLO, Fabiana Tanoue de. Álcool combustível e biodiesel no Brasil: quo vadis?. Rev. Econ. Sociol. Rural [online]. 2007, vol.45, n.3, pp.531-565. ISSN 0103-2003. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-20032007000300001.
The objective of this study is to make an analysis of the agro-energy chains of the alcohol fuel and bio-diesel, based on the neo-corporativism reference. As a result, one of the challenges of the Brazilian alcohol chain is to select the dimensions of the external and internal market of alcohol that comes out, to make possible a strategically planning of expansion of the offer for sugar cane and alcohol. And the chain of bio-diesel depends, as well as the Proalcohol in its genesis, on a subvention paradigm in its initial phase. Its future depends on the behavior of oil price and on the direction that the orchestra of interests around bio-diesel.
Keywords : agro-energy; alcohol; bio-diesel; Brazil; neo-corporativism.