Flexible Funding Series – Scoping a call on land use

The Supergen Bioenergy Hub will be launching a call for proposals for two Flexible Funding projects worth £100,000 each at the end of September/October this year, one of which will target Global Land Use Change.

This webinar is being held on 9 September 2020 at 14:30-16:00 BST, prior to the call launch, to scope the focus of the call in the area of Land Use and Land Use Change. Presentations and discussions will then be used to help scope the Flexible Funding Call priorities.

Registration for this event is via Eventbrite.

Schedule:

14.30 – Introduction to the Hub and themes

14.45 – Land Use within the Hub

14.55 – Presentation from Jennifer Cronin (University College London) on recent research by her and colleagues on bioenergy and land-use change, and some key ideas for next steps

15.05 – Presentation from Elaine Jensen (Aberystwyth University) on bioenergy production on marginal and contaminated land

15.15 – Presentation from Maria Sotenko on opportunities to clean marginal land from metals using a tandem of phytoremediation and biorefinery to procure useful products

15.25 – Presentation from Emma Wylde (Supergen Bioenergy Hub) outlining the funding call

15.30 – Presentation from Francis Johnson (Stockhlom Environment Institute) on policies and governance for biomass, bioenergy and land use

15.40 – Round Table of ideas for this call

15.50 – General Q & A

This event will take place via Microsoft Teams Live. You do not need to download any software to access the webinar. A link will be circulated to attendees before the start of the event.

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