Category: Bioenergy

Camille Mendizabal

Camille Mendizabal

Camille Mendizabal is the communications officer for the World Agroforestry Centre in the Philippines. She implements the country’s communications strategy and supports communications-related activities for the CGIAR Research Programme on Climate Change and Food Security, South East Asia. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Development Communication .

Unblocking bioenergy a huge challenge for Indonesia

Unclear policies and weak markets are stopping bioenergy supply meeting its target but focusing on local demand might be the doorway to success. ‘In terms of technology, bioenergy can be developed almost anywhere in Indonesia’, said Ingrid Öborn,...

Bioenergy and sustainability in Latin America and Africa: bridging the gaps through South–South learning

A group of 50 bioenergy experts from around the world met between 31 October and 2 November 2016 in São Paulo, Brazil to discuss the challenges and opportunities for developing sustainable bioenergy in Latin America and Africa. I...

Biodiesel from palm oil: finding the sweet spot between ecology and economy

Scientists at ICRAF The World Agroforestry Centre have struck the golden mean between intensification and environmental health for oil-palm plantations. Their analysis shows that sustainable systems can significantly boost production but not as high as some analysts believed....