Agriculture Technology Transfer Workshop: Developing Anaerobic Digester Projects from Livestock and Food Processing Wastes

List of Events

Date27–29 January 2009
Location: Monterrey, Mexico
Industry Sector: Agriculture

• Welcome and Overview of Agriculture Workshop (PDF, 9 pp, 299 KB)

Session I: Technical Considerations for digestion of agri-food wastes and project identification

• Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties and Impacts on Gas Production (PDF, 19 pp, 199 KB)
Kurt Roos, U.S. EPA AgSTAR Program
• Preliminary results of country resource assessments (Philippines, India, or Argentina) (PDF, 22 pp, 547 KB)
Miguel Franco, PA Consultants
• CDM Methodologies for calculating GHG reductions from co-mingled and non-manure waste in AD systems (PDF, 13 pp, 53 KB)
Zarina Azzizova, World Bank

Session 2: AD Systems in Europe

• Co-digestion: The European Experience (PDF, 59 pp, 1.4 MB)
Heinz-Peter Mang, German Biogas and Bioenergy Society
• The UK Experience with Food Waste and AD. (PDF, 24 pp, 813 KB)
Nina Sweet, Waste & Resources Action Programme

Session 3: Project Case Studies

• AD projects using Palm Oil as a substrate (PDF, 36 pp, 2.2 MB)
Dennis Shanklin, Environmental Fabrics Inc.
• Sugar Cane Processing Waste Project in the Philippines (PDF, 11 pp, 324 KB)
Zarina Aziziova, World Bank
• Recovering Methane from Slaughterhouse Wastes in Colombia (PDF, 16 pp, 874 KB)
Carlos Torro, Centro Nacional de Producción Más Limpia y Tecnologías Ambientales
• An AD system in a juice processing plant in Mexico (PDF, 14 pp, 856 KB)
Alejandro Romay, JUMEX

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