International Biochar Initiative (IBI)

North American Biochar Symposium Register Now http://symposium2013.pvbiochar.org/

October 13, 2013 - October 16, 2013
7:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Eastern Time Zone

at
University of Massachusetts
One Campus Center Way
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003
413-265-3892

For more information: http://symposium2013.pvbiochar.org/

Biochar Interest Group, South East Asia, Dr Elmer V Sayre
January, 2011

Dr Elmer V Sayre has been working with the Ecosan project (http://scienceforhumanity.ning.com/group/ecosan ) to use Biochar blended with other organic material and Human Waste to produce fertile soil. More information can be found on their site:
http://sea-biochar.blogspot.com/2011/01/terra-preta-sanitation-project-in.html

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From the IBI June Newsletter

China Biochar Network (CBN)

The China Biochar Network (CBN) was officially inaugurated June 12, 2010. The CBN is comprised of more than 20 organizations within China, which are universities, institutes of China Academy of Science, and local agricultural research institutes. They come from Anhui, Beijing, Chongqing, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Hunan, Hubei, Inner Mongolia, Jilin, Shanxi, Shengyang, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Yunnan, and Zhejiang, covering most of the country. The China Agricultural University (CAU) will be the headquarters of CBN.

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International Biochar Initiative Newletter
August 2008

The International Biochar Initiative (IBI) began issuing a monthly newsletter in August 2008. To subscribe to the newsletter go to:

http://www.biochar-international.org/images/August_2008.pdf

Agrichar Video
Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2007

Video on Agrichar, International Agrichar Initiative conference (April 2007), BEST Technologies, and use of agrichar in Australia.

http://www.abc.net.au/science/broadband/catalyst/asx/Agrichar_hi.asx

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2008 Conference of the International Biochar Initiative:Biochar, Sustainability and Security in a Changing Climate
Newcastle, United Kingdom, September 8 - 10, 2008
Please join the IBI for the 2008 International Biochar Initiative Conference "Biochar, Sustainability and Security in a Changing Climate" to be held at the Newcastle Civic Center in Newcastle, United Kingdom. The IBI Conference will bring together experts from around the world to review progress on biochar production and utilization; biochar research, development, and demonstration breakthroughs; discuss policy and educational progress and gaps; and develop strategies for accelerating the development and deployment of biochar to help mitigate global warming.

More information on the conference focus, the agenda, speakers, sponsorship opportunities, registration, and travel and visa information is coming soon.

About Biochar: Biochar White Paper
International Biochar Initiative, October2007
Biochar: A Soil Amendment that Combats Global Warming and Improves Agricultural Sustainability and Environmental Impacts
Introduction to Biochar

Biochar and bioenergy co-production from urban, agricultural and forestry biomass can help combat global climate change by displacing fossil fuel use, by sequestering carbon in stable soil carbon pools, and by dramatically reducing emissions of nitrous oxides, a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. , As a soil amendment, biochar helps to improve the Earth

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