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World Biogas Association (WBA) and CTCN Panel: 8 October


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The biogas industry is growing rapidly worldwide, which presents exciting new opportunities to grasp as well as challenges to explore and overcome together. The World Biogas Summit will address key aspects of the role of the biogas industry in the green recovery. The agenda includes the following panel sessions:

  • Financing a Sustainable Future with biogas at its heart
  • How to achieve the Net Zero Reality: AD in the city
  • Saving the world’s soils: digestate and soil health
  • North America and Canada: the huge potential of AD in the worlds’ second biggest energy market
  • Food Waste collections across the World: The untapped potential
  • Biogas in the Global South

Panel: Biogas in the Global South, presented by WBA and CTCN

14:00-16:00 CEST, 8 October 2020

The Climate Technology and Climate Network is hosted by UNEP and UNIDO and works on helping low to middle income countries and its members with technical assistance, information exchange and networking in the field of technology-related climate change actions. Among the technology the CTCN offers support on are agriculture and forestry, water and waste management, renewable energy and energy efficiency.

This session will look at biogas installations suitable for developing countries and will include presentations from WBA members with experience in building and operating biogas plants in economically less developed nations. They will present the projects they have built and explain the challenges overcome and the successes achieved.

Speakers include:

David Newman, Chair, World Biogas Association

Tomoo Machiba, Deputy Director, CTCN

Jaime Martí Herrero, Honorary Council, RedBioLac
RedBioLAC is a network of institutions in applied research and organisations disseminating biodigestion technologies among others. They stimulate anaerobic treatment development and organic waste management as strategies to improve the welfare of the population of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Ricardo Müller, Analyst of Biogas Industry Technology, CIBiogás
CIBiogás is a science and technology institution in Brazil dedicated to the development of biogas as a clean and competitive energy resource. They have a wide range of case studies including project financed by The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Trust Fund.

Christopher Maloney, Global Head, Organics Diversion, Eisenmann
Eisenmann is an American company building biogas plants worldwide. In this session, Christopher will report on the company’s experience in China.

Alberto Borello, Secretary General,  SABIA
SABIA is the Southern African Biogas Industries Association. Alberto will share the association’s experiences in South Africa.

Başar Beyazoğlu, Chairman - CEO​, Renesco
Renesco has built many plants in Turkey using cow waste as a feedstock.

To register for this event, please register for The World Biogas Summit 6-8 October, and book this session. Registration is free:

Please send any enquiries to: [email protected].

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