Ethanol Meeting with The Embassy of the Federative Republic of Brazil
On 12 December 2019, Dr. Maria Eduarda de Serra Machado, the Agricultural Attache, together with the delegates from The Embassy of Brazil and DATAGRO visited Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR). In the meeting, Dr. Aparat Mahakhant, Deputy Governor of Research and Development Group for Sustainable Development delivered the welcome remarks and exchange knowledge and perspectives on ethanol production and country trends. The objective of the meeting is to discuss about know-how in the technology of ethanol production, national legislation, legal framework, logistics distribution, and knowledge gaps. The information will be consolidated and contributed to the event “Ethanol Road Show Mission” which will be organized in late February and early March 2020 by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) together with the support from the Brazil Ethanol Cluster (APLA), the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MRE), and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (APEX-Brasil). Moreover, we also had TISTR researchers from Biodiversity Research Centre and Expert Centre of Innovative Clean Energy and Environment (InnoEn) participating in the meeting and providing useful information and summary related to ethanol fermentation and topics mentioned above.