Numerous companies and organizations followed our call for Best Practice Projects focusing on Biomass & Waste to Energy. The top ten projects have now been selected and will be part of the R20 Austrian World Summit in May. The projects ranging from „Sustainability Packages“ for Ethiopian housholds to municipal solid waste treatment systems in Mumbai. The selected companies and organisations all have one thing in common: They make a significant contribution to realise sustainable projects with their technologies and know-how in developing and emerging countries.

The call was part of the brainbows Post-Paris-Navigator, an initiative supported by the Austrian Development Agency and the Austrian Economic Chambers.

Sustainability package for households in Ethiopia

Holistic project to improve life quality of the rural population

Submitter: Caritas and Vorarlberger Kraftwerke
Location: Meki, Ethiopia

Center for Recycling and Refuse Derived Fuel in thailand

Knowhow and experiences gaining to be used in projects of African countries

Submitter: Wongpanit International Co., Ltd.
Location: City Nakornthai, Province Phitsanulok, Thailand

Clean Successor to Fossil Fuels in Ethiopia and Kenya

Creating value from untapped resources

Submitter: NextFuel Technology GmbH
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia & Kisumu, Kenya

Demo Composting plant in Oran, Algeria

Zero Waste, Energy Efficiency and capacity building program

Submitter: Compost Systems as the supplier of technology and design services, R20 for the management and local organization
Location: Oran, Algeria

Virunga Mountain Gorilla Project in Ruanda

Improving living conditions and habits through efficient cooking stoves

Submitter: Likano Project Development GmbH in cooperation with International Gorilla Conservation Program (IGCP)
Location: 4 Districts - Rubavu, Nyabihu, Musanze and Burera - around the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda

Municipal Solid Waste treatment plant in Mumbai, India

Mumbai's waste management market and working solutions

Submitter: Compost Systems GmbH
Location: Kanjur, Mumbai, India

First Waste-To-Energy Hybrid Facility in Naga City, Philippines

A private sector contribution to sustainable solid waste management - where waste is put in the right place under the right process.

Submitter: IUT GmbH - Innovation. Umwelt. Technologie.
Location: Naga City, Cebu, Philippines

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management in Loh Djiboua, Ivory Coast

Valorisation of Municipal Solid Waste creating new sustainable jobs in the region

Submitter: R20 Regions of Climate Action.
Location: Loh Djiboua, Ivory Coasts

Circular Bio-Economy Project, Condoto, Colombia

Bio Carbon Refinery based Renewable Energy

Submitter: energy4future Gmbh (e4f); Extracon S.A.; Concejo Comunitario Mayor Condoto – Iró, Colombia
Location: Condoto, Province Chocó, Colombia

Atmove - biomethane mobility for Brazil

Innovation for small and medium farmers and the climate using residuals from agriculture (manure, organic waste material, organic by products) as fuel and fertilizer

Submitter: Spirit Design GmbH
Location: Itaipu - Foz do Iguacu, Parana, Brazil