Tag Archives: biochar

Mekong Enterprise Fund IV Signed Agreements to Invest US$5 million in HUSK to Drive Regenerative Agriculture in Southeast Asia

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (15 May 2024) – Mekong Enterprise Fund IV (MEF IV) announces to have signed agreements to invest US$5 million in HUSK, a pioneering biochar and biofertilizer company committed to regenerative agriculture practices in Southeast Asia. This investment exemplifies MEF IV’s dedication to generating both financial returns and meaningful social and […]

Biochar still lacks policy mechanisms to “green” the agricultural sector

With diverse and abundant raw materials for production, biochar has great application in the agricultural sector. It helps to capture CO2 in the atmosphere and contributes to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. However, there is still a lack of policy mechanisms to promote the commercialization of this product. On March 18, 2024, in Hanoi, the Ministry […]

Developing policies on biochar to effectively exploit the “black gold” source of the agricultural sector

On March 18, 2024, in Hanoi, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in coordination with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Vietnam Cleaner Production Center Company Limited (VNCPC) organized “Consultation Meeting on the policy and recommendation report to promote biochar production and use in Vietnam”. The consultation workshop attracted nearly 30 […]

VNCPC and UNIDO signed a contract to develop a review and recommendation policy report and build an online information repository on biochar in Vietnam

In October 2023, Vietnam Cleaner Production Center Company Limited (VNCPC) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed a contract to develop a policy review and recommendation report and build an online information repository on biochar in Vietnam. The contract has an implementation period of 4 months from the date of signing. To review and […]

Biochar helps to improve soil health and quality of agri-products

With a significantly lower price than chemical fertilizers, the outstanding advantage of biochar is not only to improve the soil health and the quality of agricultural products but also to help maintain efficiency over a long period of time. That is the general comment of the members attending the training session on “Application of biochar […]