Training session on bioenergy and presentation on the results of the US-Brazil Biofuels Iniciatives in El Salvador.
The Department of Sustainable Development of the OAS is organizing a training
session on bioenergy and a briefing meeting for the presentation of results of
the activities conducted under the US-Brazil Biofuels Bilateral Agreement.
Two projects have been carried out in El Salvador, results to be presented include a
Technical and Policy Assistance for Biofuel Market Development and a Biofuels
Feasibility Study, both projects are oriented to promote sustainable bioenergy
activities; this, with the overarching goal to diversify the energy production
mix to ensure energy security, improvement of socio-economic sustainability, and
El Salvador, from July 13 to 14, 2009. Participants will include government representatives,
non-governmental organizations, academia, and representatives of the private sector including the
sugar cane industry and the fuels association.