Biovalor is a project of the Uruguayan government that articulates and is executed by three ministries:
The Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining through the National Energy Directorate, the national executing agency
The Ministry of Housing, Land Management and the Environment through the National Directorate for the Environment
The Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries
It is co-financed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), as well as by public and private organizations. The project implementing agency is the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
It is a 4-year project, whose main objective is the transformation of waste generated from agricultural, agro-industrial and small population centers, converting them into energy and / or by-products, in order to develop a sustainable model of low emissions (contributing to the reduction of Greenhouse Gases - GHG), through the development and transfer of appropriate technologies.
Objective and scope: The main objective of this project is the transformation of waste generated from agro-industrial activities and small populated centers into energy and / or by-products, in order to develop a sustainable low-emission model (contributing to the reduction of Greenhouse Gases - GHG), through the development and transfer of appropriate technologies.See more