Re-Impact "Rural Energy Production from Bioenergy Projects" is a project funded by the European Union Aid Cooperation office which is promoting a sustainabilty assessment framework for bionergy project focussed on rural development in developing countries. The project has case studies in China, India, Uganda and South Africa.

Focusing on the situation relating to bioenergy in India, this paper provides an analysis of the currently available methodologies for assessing the varied impacts, both positive and negative, of bioenergy production.