22 Apr 20 Global Renewables Outlook: Energy transformation 2050

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has just released its first Global Renewables Outlook, which shows that decarbonisation of the energy system supports short-term recovery while creating resilient and inclusive economies and societies. Advancing the renewable-based energy transformation is an opportunity ...

10 Apr 20 From training to practical action

Further to an FAO/GBEP event in Togo, a private national entrepreneur has initiated local production of a micro-gasifier for clean cooking and heating water in the household by using alternative biomass, such as pellet, palm oil kernel shells, cashew shells ...

09 Apr 20 GBEP stays connected

The global health crisis has changed the way that many of us work – physical meetings have been cancelled and offices closed – but this does not mean that our opportunities for discussion and collaboration should also be limited.     Under the WGCB, commitment continues in the ...

26 Mar 20 Bioeconomy: the missing link to connect the dots in the EU Green Deal

Blog of the European Forest Institute (EFI) A new blog from the European Forest Institute (EFI) discusses how the successful deployment of the EU Green Deal requires a fundamental rethink of the way we produce and consume. The bioeconomy, as a ...

10 Mar 20 Assessing bioenergy pathways for sustainable development in Ethiopia and Kenya

  Biomass is the most important energy source for most households on the African continent. However, action is needed to combat the unsustainable use of biomass, which brings with it devastating environmental and social impacts. The first step is to assess ...

28 Feb 20 GBEP side event at EUBCE Marseille

Bioenergy - The overlooked contributor to the 1.5°C climate objective (28 April 2020). Bioenergy production and use can make a valuable contribution to the sustainable development agenda. With careful management, various forms of bioenergy can help countries meet growing energy ...

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