Part-financed by The European Union
European Regional Development Fund and European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument
May 24, 2013
In April 2013 a transfer team from Bioenergy Promotion 2 carried out the second visit to the Latgale Region in the Westernmost part of Latvia.
The transfer team was composed of Danish and German project partners:
• Roskilde University (DK)
• Region Zealand (DK)
• Chamber of Agriculture Lower Saxony (DE)
• Free University of Berlin (DE)
And the tour programme was organized by the Latvian project partner, Latvian Environmental Investment Fund.
The overall purpose of the transfer activities is to disseminate knowledge and experiences for the project partnership to non-partner regions. In this case the intention is to facilitate the development of strategic regional bioenergy action. To achieve this it is by far not sufficient just to arrange a seminar or the like. Instead we find it necessary
We are trying to apply the following principles:
In the next half year the transfer team will develop a set of recommendations on how to create and develop Latgale Region as a bioenergy region. It will take the form of a series of proposals for strategic action.
The strategy elements will consist of:
Written by Bjarne Rasmussen, Region Zealand and Tyge Kjær, Roskilde University