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Contents of the lectures

The lectures are structured in four main themestopics, related to forest biomass, plantations and energy crops, methodological approaches for heat production and demand and biomass potentials, and special themes related to invited researchers every year, covering particular topics linked to the state-of-the-art of their fieldsthe role of policies, market establishment and analysis, economic instruments and governance of bioenergy markets. Although each session is intended for one lecture, often it is developed throughout several sequential teaching hours, depending on the time table of each year and the course needs.



1. Background

2. The role of policy

3. Economic instruments

4. Adoption dynamics in bioenergy

5. Market behaviour

6. Governance

7. International bioenergy trade

8. Bioenergy market supply

9. International policies

10. Future trends