Promoting sustainable use of underutilized lands for bioenergy production through a web-based platform for europe

The final BIOPLAT-EU workshop is organised as hybrid event on 27 September 2021

The BIOPLAT-EU Final meeting and workshop is taking place on 27 September 2021 in Matera, Italy and will be broadcasted online. During the workshop, the results of the project will be presented focusing on the development and the demonstration of the webGIS Tool which is a tool that allows users to search for MUC lands in Europe, to select a suitable crop and bioenergy pathway and conduct sustainability assessments including GHG emissions, water footprint, impacts on employment and much more.

Registration

The workshop is a hybrid event and is free of charge. Registration to the event is now open HERE.

Agenda of the final workshop

13:00

13:15

Welcome to the BIOPLAT-EU International Workshop

Michela Morese, FAO, GBEP

Rainer Janssen, WIP

13:15

13:30

Project Presentation

Cosette Khawaja, WIP

13:30

14:15

Mapping of MUC lands for bioenergy production in Europe using Remote Sensing

Manuela Hirschmugl, JR

14:15

15:00

Web-based Platform about MUC lands for bioenergy production in Europe: concept, structure, software development

Lorenzo Traverso, FAO

Alfonso Calera, UCLM

15:00

15:30

Break

15:30

16:00

WebGIS Tool Demonstration

Marco Colangeli, FAO

16:00

17:00

Questions and answers

All participants

17:00

17:15

Synergies with current and future work of the Global Bioenergy Partnership

Michela Morese, FAO, GBEP

17:15

17:30

Final remarks and meeting closure

Michela Morese, FAO, GBEP

Rainer Janssen, WIP