Event

CBD Regional Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean on Ways and Means to Promote the Sustainable Production and Use of Biofuels

The objective of this workshop, organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), is to share experiences on the development and application of tools relevant to the sustainable production and use of biofuels. In particular, participants will focus on the promotion of the positive and minimization of the negative impacts of biofuels on biodiversity and related socioeconomic aspects, including those related to indigenous and local communities, taking into account their full life-cycle as compared to other fuel types.  

dates: 28-30 September 2009   location: Sao Paulo, Brazil   www: http://www.cbd.int/meetings/