IEA Inter-Tasks Sustainability Project 2016 is synthesised works of a number of IEA Bioenergy Tasks including Task 37, 38, 39, 40, 42 and 43 with three main objectives:
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- To provide an overview of calculation methods & tools to assess the sustainability of various
biomass and bioenergy supply chains and discuss needs, possibilities and limitations of a
global, uniform/harmonized framework.
- To compare and assess the legitimacy, including effectiveness and efficiency of a variety of
approaches on how to govern and verify sustainability of biomass and bioenergy supply
chains in different conditions.
- To understand the positions and underlying motivations of stakeholder groups relative to their
perceptions of bioenergy and inform dialogues/discussions to avoid misconceptions and gain
trust in bioenergy