Sustainable Food Value Chains Knowledge Platform

Converting Waste Agricultural Biomass into a Resource - Compendium of Technologies


This document is a compilation of technologies which are in commercial use, under pilot implementation and under laboratory testing for converting waste agricultural biomass into material/energy source. This document is aimed to raise awareness on the available options vis-à-vis technologies as well as to assist the policy –makers and managers in the identification of appropriate technologies with respect to local economic, environmental, social and technical characteristics.

Countries: Non-country specific
Commodities: Non-Commodity specific
Topics: Toxicity and waste, Energy and bio-energy, Food losses and food waste, Reverse channels, Value chain upgrading in general
Authoring organization: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Type: Discussion
Format: Document
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