Many European countries has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80-95% in 2050, relative to 1990 emission levels as part of the Paris Agreement which set an international ambition to combat climate change. Agriculture contributed 13% of the Netherlands’ total greenhouse gas emissions in 2016 from various soruces. Within the livestock sector, GHG emission reductions will need to be viable from an economic perspective but also meet social and environmental standards.
Report from the bioenergy workshop series in Bali with in total 62 participants who attended the event. Among them, 18 were students, 15 were local and national representatives of the government, 14 were researchers, 10 were from private sectors, and 5 were farmers.
One of the 15 case studies of the EU-funded TRANSrisk project on transition pathways for climate change mitigation strategies is focused on the biogas sector in Indonesia. In this article, we explore the emissions reduction potential of a wider implementation of biogas in Indonesia.