SAVE THE DATE: SEEMLA FINAL EVENT and joint ADVANCEFUEL-SEEMLA Workshop, Bruxelles 20th and 21st November 2018
The overarching goal of SEEMLA is the reliable and sustainable exploitation of biomass from Marginal Lands (MagL), which are used neither for food nor feed production and are furthermore not posing an environmental threat. From this basis, the main objective of SEEMLA is the establishment of suitable innovative land-use strategies for a sustainable production of plant-based energy on MagL while improving general ecosystem services.
From the beginning of 2016, the SEEMLA consortium has worked to assess the availability and suitability of MagL as alternative production sites for renewable resources, to identify and classify MagL in order to develop specific land use options for different types of sites, to developed and implement a set of specific indicators for assessing potentials for biomass production at MagL as well as ecosystem services provided.
To test the effectiveness of the methodology, the project applied this approach in pilot areas, representing Mediterranean, Central and Eastern Europe, and evaluated – by means of life cycle assessment (LCA), the environmental aspects and potential environmental impact as well as economic and social implications.
The actions and the results achieved will be presented during an event which will be held in Bruxelles on the 20th and 21st November 2018.
This event will be organized in collaboration with ADVANCEFUEL, and a number of other EU projects working in the fields of innovative cropping schemes on marginal land (FORBIO, MAGIC, BECOOL, LIBBIO) as well as value chains and business models (UP-RUNNING, GRACE).
On the morning of 20 November (from 8.30 to 13.00), the SEEMLA project will hold its final event, to presents its developed approach and other results from the project, in the context of the EU’s policies for advanced biofuels and bioenergy.
On the afternoon of 20 November (from 14.00 to 17.30) and the morning of 21 November (from 8.30 to 14.00), ADVANCEFUEL and SEEMLA will hold a joint workshop, contributing to the ADVANCEFUEL project’s understanding of barriers regarding biomass supply. The event will scrutinise innovative cropping schemes, explore the challenges and opportunities of different supply and value chains, and compare potential business models of feedstock provisioning.
An evening reception will be held on the afternoon of 20 November (from 17.30 to 20.30), open only to those who are participating in other sessions.
The full agenda can be accessed HERE.
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