Financing mechanisms for the promotion of waste recovery in the agroindustry
The Biovalor project is a project of the Uruguayan government that articulates and is executed by three ministries
• The Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining ;
• The Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and Environment;
• The Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries.
It is co-funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), as well as by public and private agencies. The Agency implementing the project 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, agroindustrial and small population centers, turning 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 adequate technologies.
Purpose and scope
The main objective of this project is the transformation of waste generated from agroindustrial activities and from small energy and / or by-product centers 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.