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PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE BIOMASS ENERGY PRODUCTION AND MODERN BIO-ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES

PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE BIOMASS ENERGY PRODUCTION AND MODERN BIO-ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES Well-conceived Bio-energy projects aim to promote the development of a sustainable biomass energy production. As different analysis conducted show, the switching from fossil fuels (coal, oil and gas) to fuel wood or other biomass (wood and

FUELWOOD RESOURCE SURVEY

FUELWOOD RESOURCE SURVEY Several surveys were conducted in Sri Lanka, in 11 Districts (Galle, Gampaha, Kalutara, Kandy, Kegalle, Kurunegala, Matale, Matara, Nuwara Eliya, Puttalam, Rathnapura) covering around 500 households. Findings show key information about the existing fuelwood demand and supply, availability and potential fuelwood supply

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF COMMONLY USED AGROFORESTRY MODELS

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF COMMONLY USED AGROFORESTRY MODELS There are four commonly used agroforestry models in Sri Lanka: • Farmer wood lot programs • Kandyan forest garden systems • Plantation company wood lots • Intercropping agroforestry models This article gives an overview on the potential and

SUSTAINABLE BIOMASS PRODUCTION

SUSTAINABLE BIOMASS PRODUCTION; A RENEWED ENERGY OFFERING AN OPPORTUNITY FOR SOCIOECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN SRI LANKA Climate change is happening. In recent years we assist to an increase of worldwide awareness regarding the negative environmental consequences of heavy dependence of fossil fuels. As we all now,