I seldom turn to UN bureaucrats to get a clear read on what is going on in the world. So I was really surprised by this article: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/7381392.stm
So the UN and I agree. Biofuels efforts will cause millions to starve. Rich countries subsidized biofuels (that means they took money from tax payers to give to biofuel companies to help them look profitable despite non-competitive technology for creating biofuels.