Southern Africa Development Community Countries Meet on Algae Development
(Algae Industry Magazine) Leaders of the 14-member Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) came together at the St. George Hotel in Pretoria, South Africa, July 24-27, for a workshop on emerging technologies for sustainable biofuels and added value bio-products. Their discussions centered around the productive use of agricultural waste and algae in the SADC region.
Hosted by the International Centre for Science and High Technology (ICS-UNIDO), an organization based in Trieste, Italy, together with the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) in Pretoria, the workshop drew presenters from Germany, Italy and Malaysia, as well Africa, to discuss their progress in growing, processing and using algae.
…The workshop provided an opportunity for the participants to understand where their countries were in the development and treatment of waste and algae. It also launched an effort to create a roadmap for the future development of waste and algae in the region. READ MORE