Convening on Biochar Research & Commercialization
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm MT
On March 29 – 30, 2022, the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research, the National Center for Appropriate Technology, and American Farmland Trust co-hosted a two day virtual convening event on biochar research and commercialization. The objectives included:
- Develop Consensus on a Public & Private Research Strategy for Addressing Biochar Knowledge Gaps
- Identify Structure, Players and Funding Needed to Address Research Needs
- Identify Key Steps, Stakeholders and Participants for Commercialization of Pyrolysis-Based Fuels & Biochar
Day 1 focused on Integrated Biochar Research: A Roadmap and discussed the structure, players and funding needed to fill biochar knowledge gaps and meet research needs. Day 2 engaged with industry partners to discuss policy and investments to develop a pyrolysis-based biochar and biofuel industry.