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The GMI Steering Committee Meeting took place on 8 December 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico.


The GMI Biogas Subcommittee Meeting was held on 27-28 September in Maryland, U.S.


The Best Practices in Coal Mine Methane Drainage and Utilization Workshop was held on 23-25 September in Tianjin, China. The workshop coincided with the opening of the International Centre of Excellence on Coal Mine Methane and the 19th International Mining Congress of China.


The first meeting of the newly formed GMI Biogas Subcommittee was held on 27 April 2017 as an Internet session/webinar. The meeting included discussion of the following topics:

  • Biogas Subcommittee structure and management, including introductions of new leadership
  • Overall GMI vision for biogas work and ongoing activities
  • Discussion of in-person Biogas Subcommittee meeting, tentatively planned for September 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland (USA) in conjunction with ISWA World Congress/WASTECON
  • Updates from country delegates
  • A presentation describing small-scale agriculture projects in the Philippines

Presentation: GMI Biogas Webinar (PDF, 1.1 MB, 27pp)
Minutes: GMI Biogas Subcommittee Meeting Minutes (PDF, 84kB, 2pp)
VIDEO: Livestock Waste Management in the Philippines


The Best Practices in Coal Mine Methane (CMM) Drainage and Utilization workshop was held on 7-9 June 2017 in Katowice, Poland. The workshop coincided with the opening of the International Centre of Excellence on Coal Mine Methane (ICE-CMM). The principal role of the Centre will be to actively support the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe’s Group of Experts on CMM in its capacity building activities.


The GMI Oil and Gas Subcommittee Meeting was held on 12 June 2017, at the Harry Hays Building, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This meeting was held just prior to the Global Petroleum Show.


We have a new look! The GMI is excited to launch a redesign of our website. Now, you can quickly access information and resources using the streamlined navigation bar and the integrated search. Use the search to find documents, project descriptions, events, and points of contact — all from one place. Our new website also works better on your laptops, tablets, and phones. (December 2016)

UNECE CCAC

Learn about the GMI’s strategic alliances with the CCAC and UNECE and other related international programs. (December 2016)


The GMI recently attended the CCAC Working Group Meeting in Paris, France. View a meeting summary. (November 2016)


Overview of Anaerobic Digestion for Municipal Solid Waste A new tool is available for MSW. Overview of Anaerobic Digestion for Municipal Solid Waste (PDF, 98 pp. 2.1MB) reviews the basics of anaerobic digestion (AD), its processes and technologies, and identifies the benefits of AD. (November 2016)



Past Announcements

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