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Enteric fermentation

Enteric fermentation is a digestive process by which carbohydrates are broken down by microorganisms into simple molecules for absorption into the bloodstream of an animal.

Enteric fermentation

  • Instituto Nacional De Investigaciones Agropecuarias

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    INIAP has the mission to improve sustainable agricultural production in Ecuador through scientific research, the development, validation, and transference of innovative technologies. Many accessions and technologies from around the world are evaluated on the 13 Research Facilities located to cover the diversity in soils and climate that characterise the Ecuadorean environment.

  • Mexico: Waste Management and Carbon Offset Project

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    The project development objectives of the Waste Management and Carbon Offset Project is to reduce the greenhouse emission caused by methane released during land-filling of solid waste in Mexico. The project will support the development of three landfill gas facilities (Guadalajara and Monterrey II, where the methane will be captured and use for power generation; the third facility at La Reserva, Leon where the methane will be flared). The project is expected to displace an estimated 2.2 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (mtCO2e) up to 2012 and 3 millions tons up to 2015.