Aid for trade and climate change financing may be addressing similar objectives. If used in a complementary and reinforcing manner, they may help build the economic resilience and supplyside capacity LDCs need to adapt and mitigate climate change and link to the world economy on better terms.

Biofuels are a promising source of energy with major implications for global competitiveness, energy security and uncertain social and environmental impacts. Therefore, crafting policy and regulatory frameworks for biofuels nationally and internationally is likely to require intense debate, negotiations and compromise.