Bio-char and biogas research - applicability to developing countries

This report provides a view on two China–UK Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Network (SAIN) proposals

Abstract

This report provides a view on 2 China–UK Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Network (SAIN) proposals. It looks at where the proposals fit within the current discussions on innovative energy technology that may benefit developing countries and the potential costs/benefits including low carbon benefits. The proposals are:

  1. Integrating biogas into circular agriculture: tools, analysis and policy implications; and

  2. Life cycle assessment of biochar production systems based on pyrolysis and gasification technologies.

This resource was produced by TI-UP – a DFID-funded resource centre for technology, infrastructure and urban planning, managed by IMC Worldwide Ltd.

Citation

Gunning, R.; Mestre, J.; Yin, K. Bio-char and biogas research - applicability to developing countries. Research report, 29 January 2010. TI-UP Resource Centre, London, UK (2010) 23 pp.

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