Jasper van Teeffelen
He is policy officer with the Evert Vermeer Foundation’s advocacy programme Fair Politics. He works on Policy Coherence for Development, particularly raw materials and biofuels policy. Jasper graduated in Political Science and International Development Studies.
The EU biofuels policy has missed it change to mitigate global inequality. Instead, it has negative impacts on food security, poverty eradication and the climate.
The European Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs and Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik recently presented their follow-up to the Millennium Development Goals, which would merge poverty eradication and environmental sustainability objectives.