2008 EPA M2M GRANT: Methane Capture for Agricultural Wastes in Korea

Geographical Focus
Republic of Korea
Description of Project
This grant was awarded to conduct a market assessment of agricultural waste source potential for methane capture in the Republic of Korea.  
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
Republic of Korea, United States
Instrumental Organizations
National Institute of Agricultural Science & Technology, Rural Dev. Admin. (RDA)
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
Emissions reductions:
Results and Outcomes
This project supports work on a market assessment for agricultural waste sources in Korea. The project will develop an inventory for organic wastes in the agricultural sector. It characterizes physical and chemical properties of the wastes for estimating biogas production potential. It identified the distribution of the wastes through GIS mapping and summarizes currently available technologies in terms of economic feasibility and technical efficiency for methane production in Korea.  
Additional Documentation
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Jae Jak

Last Name: Nam

Organization Name: National Institute of Agricultural Science & Techn

Email: jjnam@rda.go.kr

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: $98,500


Description of In-Kind Support: