Global-Bio-Pact News

29-30 January 2013
Final Global-Bio-Pact Conference in Brussels, Belgium

17-21 September 2012
Global-Bio-Pact Meeting, Workshop, Study Tour in Buenos Aires, Argentina

18-22 June 2012
Global-Bio-Pact Participation at the 20th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EU BC&E)

15-17 February 2012
Global-Bio-Pact Meeting
in London, UK

28-29 September 2011
Workshop & Site Visit
in Bamako, Mali

26-27 September 2011
Meeting in Bamako, Mali

06-10 June 2011
Global-Bio-Pact Participation at the 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EU BC&E)

17 March 2011
Study Tour in Medan, Indonesia

16 March 2011
Workshop in Medan, Indonesia

14-15 March 2011
Meeting in Medan, Indonesia

9 September 2010
Workshop in Costa Rica

7-8 September 2010
2nd Global-Bio-Pact
Meeting in Costa Rica

03-07 May 2010
Global-Bio-Pact Participation at the European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EBCE)

08/09 March 2010
Kick-off-Meeting in Germany


Global-Bio-Pact Workshop in Mali

Location: AZALAÏ HÔTEL NORD SUD, Bamako, Mali

Workshop Objectives:
•  To create a platform for knowledge exchange among stakeholders from Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America
•  To inform about the current activities in Mali on biofuel certification
•  To inform about the jatropha oil sector and market in Mali and West Africa
•  To inform stakeholders about different international perspectives, policies and legislation on sustainability
•  To get feedback from associations, industry sector, and research organizations about sustainable biofuel production

The workshop was organised by Mali Folkecenter and supported by WIP Renewable Energies (Germany), Agence nationale du Développement des Biocarburants (ANADEB, Mali), FACT Foundation (The Netherlands) and NL Agency (The Netherlands).

To see the agenda of the Workshop, click here.


Global Assessment of Socio-economic Impacts of Biomass and Bioproducts and Sustainability
Dominik Rutz, WIP Renewable Energies, Germany

Workshop on ‘Sustainability of Biofuels in Western Africa’
Dr Piero Venturi, Directorate Food, Agriculture and Biotechnology, European Commission

Biofuel Policies in the European Union
Dr Rainer Janssen, WIP Renewable Energies, Germany

Certification durabilité des biocarburants
Dr Rocio Diaz-Chavez, Imperial College, UK

Les Principes & critères de durabilités dans la production des bio carburants au Mali
Ousmane Ouattara, Mali Folkecenter, Mali

High volume Sustainable biodiesel production in Argentina
Jorge Hilbert, INTA, Argentina

Biocarburants et développement durable Jatropha experiences
Janske van Eijck, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Certifying sustainability
Isaac Abban-Mensah, Proforest, UK

Mali Biocarburant
Aukje de Jager, Mali Biocarburant, Mali

Copyright: WIP Renewable Energies 2010