Bioenergy, food security and sustainability - towards an international framework One of the documents from FAO's 2008 High-level Conference on World Food Security, outlining the potential risks attached to the growth in bioenergy, where the production of biofuel crops may come at the expense of food crops, resulting in a rise in commodity prices and resultant problems with food security. The background paper outlines elements for discussion on the development of a consensus for action on sustainable biofuel production. From