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Global Methane Initiative Agriculture, Municipal Solid Waste and Municipal Wastewater Best Practices Workshop and Subcommittee Meetings

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Date12–14 March 2014
Location: Florianópolis, Brazil
Industry Sector: Agriculture, Municipal Solid Waste, Wastewater
The Global Methane Initiative (GMI), together with Fundação do Meio Ambiente (FATMA), hosted a best practices workshop on reducing methane emissions on 12-13 March 2014. The event consisted of several technical sessions discussing best practices and opportunities for recovery and mitigation of methane emissions in the Agriculture, Municipal Solid Waste, and Municipal Wastewater Treatment sectors.

Following the best practices workshop, GMI held a tri-sector subcommittee meeting (Agriculture, Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), and Municipal Wastewater Treatment) on 14 March 2014 at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC). The tri-sector meeting began with a welcome from the University and included an update from the GMI Administrative Support Group (ASG), country updates from countries represented at the meeting, and dedicated sessions for each sector.

The subcommittee meetings focused on the following:

  • Agriculture - Development progress of the Anaerobic Digestion Policies and Incentives Best Practices Guide and identification of next steps.
  • Municipal Solid Waste - Follow-up on action items from March 2013 subcommittee meeting held in Vancouver, Canada, with a focus on the use of anaerobic digestion for MSW.
  • Municipal Wastewater - Overview of country-specific wastewater action plans and development of new tools.

Agenda:

  • View the final agenda (PDF, 3 pp, 116 KB) for the best practices workshop.
  • View the final agenda (PDF, 1 pp, 94 KB) for the tri-sector subcommittee meetings.

Minutes: View the final minutes (PDF, 16 pp, 158 KB) for the tri-sector subcommittee meeting.

Presentations:

Best Practices Workshop

Tri-Sector Subcommittee Meeting:

Opening

Partner Country Updates

Agriculture

Municipal Solid Waste

Municipal Wastewater

  • No presentations

Event Resources

Resource ImageResourceTagsYearCountry
AnaerobicAnaerobic Digester Policies and Incentives Report
(PDF, 82.3 KB, 13pp)
2014
EmissionsEmissions Analysis of Changing the Aerobic Digestion of Excess Sludge from Wastewater Treatment Plants to Anaerobic Sludge Digestion in Chile
(PDF, 1.3 MB, 17pp)
2014Chile
GMIGMI Operations Overview and Update - Administrative Support Group (ASG)
(PDF, 628.3 KB, 10pp)
2014
InovaçõesInovações para Sistemas de Biogás (Portuguese)
(PDF, 4 MB, 5pp)
2014Brazil
InventárioInventário do Potencial de Geração de Gas Metano no Estado de Santa Catarina (Portuguese)
(PDF, 481.5 KB, 4pp)
2014Brazil
InvestmentsInvestments and New Projects in Agriculture Biogas in Argentina
(PDF, 8.2 MB, 63pp)
2014Argentina
NationallyNationally Appropriate Mitigation Action: Catalyzing Industrial Organic Waste Management in Chile
(PDF, 1.1 MB, 17pp)
2014Chile
OverviewOverview of Biogas in India
(PDF, 1 MB, 25pp)
2014India
PlanoPlano Intermunicipal de Gestão Integrada de Resíduos Sólidos Integrada de Resíduos Sólidos (Portuguese)
(PDF, 525.2 KB, 19pp)
2014Brazil
PlataformaPlataforma de Metanização de Resíduos Orgânicos – pMethar: Aplicação Digestão Anaeróbia Descentralizada e em Pequena Escala (Portuguese)
(PDF, 6.3 MB, 30pp)
2014Brazil
SustainableSustainable Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan: Viña del Mar, Chile
(PDF, 873 KB, 15pp)
2014Chile
TratamentoTratamento de Esgotose Geracao de Energia (Portuguese)
(PDF, 4.8 MB, 47pp)
2014Brazil
UpdateUpdate from Ukraine
(PDF, 7.1 MB, 19pp)
2014Ukraine
EUEU Policy, Concept and Strategy on Biowaste Management
(PDF, 3.2 MB, 34pp)
2014
InvestigationInvestigation of Landfill Gas as a Transportation Fuel in Brazil
(PDF, 482.5 KB, 16pp)
2014Brazil
GlobalGlobal Methane Initiative Agriculture, Municipal Solid Waste and Municipal Wastewater Best Practices Workshop and Subcommittee Meetings Minutes
(PDF, 161.4 KB, 16pp)
Proceedings2014