BiomassNet – Networking and Launch Event in Accra, Ghana

FARA is pleased to invite you to participate in the network meeting and launch of the interactive online platform BiomassNet on December 7, 2017 in Accra, Ghana.

The meeting is open to relevant disciplines and sectors that address food and non-food biomass issues in Africa, particularly scientists and experts from government and non-governmental organizations, development agencies, farmers and the private sector.
The launch will be followed by an exhibition and presentations of demand-driven research projects funded under the BiomassWeb project and other BiomassWeb related projects focused on innovative approaches towards enhancing biomass productivity and utilization in food and non-food production, processing and trading.

Kindly visit our website at  www.biomassnet.org and register for membership and also join the  BiomassNet Dgroup.


Please register your participation by clicking HERE.  Register by Friday,  November 24, 2017.


You may contact Dr. Raymond Jatta through rjatta@faraafrica.org

Date and time

December 7, 2017
08.30 – 16.00hrs.


Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA),
12 Anmeda Street, Roman Ridge
PMB CT 173, Accra, Ghana

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Launch of the first pan-African expert network on food and non-food biomass

African and German researchers launched the first pan-African expert network for food and non-food biomass in Bonn, Germany, on 12 July 2017. The network aims at ensuring that food security and environmental sustainability are not compromised in the development of new biomass uses. It will thus help to strengthen the emerging African bioeconomies. Biomass is any degradable substance that is derived from plants or animals and is thus renewable.

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