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Geothermal direct use and food security – side event, Iceland Geothermal Conference, April 24, 2018

Dried fish (source: flickr/ Luke Behal, creative commons)
Alexander Richter 5 Mar 2018

Direct use geothermal energy utilisation is the topic of a specific side event as part of the Iceland Geothermal Conference, April 24, 2018. The event will share insights on direct and integrated uses of geothermal energy especially for food growing and drying.

The topic of direct uses for food security and sustainability has raised deserved attention internationally. Icelandic authorities, Iceland Geothermal and international collaborators (to be introduced) will share insights on direct and integrated uses of geothermal energy and especially for food growing and drying.

Participants in this half-day session include participants from Mexico, France, Iceland, Kenya and other countries. This session will offer its participants a unique opportunity to understand the opportunities and solutions that geothermal can offer in relation to food production. The full agenda will be introduced in the beginning of March.

This is one of three pre-conference side events of the Iceland Geothermal Conference, 24-27 April 2018.

To learn more about the full program of the conference, see here: http://igc.is/program-igc-2018/

Source: “Geothermal Direct Utilization: Food Security” – Side Event A, Iceland Geothermal Conference, 24 April 2018