LIFE byProtVal participated in the National Environment Congress that was held in Madrid on November 28th and 29th, 2018.
The National Congress on Environment (CONAMA) is an essential meeting for environmental networking, knowledge and experiences sharing and the creation of collaborative networks between the different Spanish and Ibero-American stakeholders that work in sustainable development. The aim of its 14th edition, which had more than 8,700 visitors, was to promote the meeting of the challenges that commit Spain within the framework of the UN 2030 Agenda and the EU's objectives for 2020, 2030 and 2050. Not in vain, the motto of the 2018 edition was "Approaching 20.30".
The LIFE project byProtVal was presented by means of the technical communication entitled "Synergies between agri-food and industrial sectors: Promoting the Circular Economy".
During project’s Final Conference of the RE-LIVE WASTE "Circular economy and sustainability in livestock farming" Francisca Arán from INESCOP participate in the Panel discussion "Beyond struvite: synergies with other solutions for waste management"
Francisca Arán has exposed the advances in the proyect BYPROTVAL and how protein recovery and recycling from animal by- products processes is possible valorising an animal by-product to other uses with higher added value in the chemical and biofertiliser industry and thus promoting the circular bioeconomy.
The conference was part of the project RE LIVE WASTE "Improving innovation capacities of private and public actors for sustainable and profitable REcycling of LIVEstock WASTE" which main objetctive is to stimulate innovation among public institutions and private companies for a more effective management of waste from intensive livestock farming, by facilitating cooperation between researchers, businesses, public authorities and the civil society.
In the panel session have also participated:
Antonia Cobacho - Department of International Relations at the Andalusian Agricultural and Fisheries Management Agency - Project REINWASTE - Spain
Said Karić – Treatment of manure on Spreča Farm - Bosnia-Herzegovnia
Maria Antonietta Dessena - Ente Acque della Sardegna – Project ENI CBC MED - MEDISS Mediterranean Integrated System for Water Supply – Italy