UNIDO, NUST join hand for development of ‘First Biomass Cluster in Pakistan’

ISLAMABAD, Sep 2 (APP):The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) had joined hands for development of first ‘Biomass Cluster in Pakistan’.

The core objective of the project was to promote market-based adoption of modern biomass energy conversion technologies for power generation in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and rural areas in Pakistan.

An inaugural consultative meeting was held on Monday at the U.S Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy, NUST under the banner of UNIDO’s Programme Promoting Sustainable Energy production and Use from Biomass in Pakistan, said a press release issued here.

The meeting was well attended by key stakeholders who discussed the development of first ever biomass cluster in Pakistan.