What is ILUC?
ILUC stands for Indirect Land Use Change, which can occur when pasture or agricultural land previously destined for food and feed markets is diverted to biofuel production. In this case, food and feed demand still needs to be satisfied, which may lead to the extension of agriculture land into areas with high carbon stock such as forests, wetlands and peatlands.
Low ILUC risk biofuels, bioliquids and biomass fuels
According to this, the certification of “low ILUC risk” can be granted if fuels meet the following cumulative criteria: