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Pyrolysis Course in Brazil
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ARS Scientists Delivers a Training Course on Biomass Conversion via Pyrolysis in Brazil

Dr. Akwasi (Kwesi) Boateng, lead scientist, was in Brazil from September 15 through October 4 as an invited visiting pyrolysis expert for the Brazilian Science Without Borders (CAPES) mission where he visited several universities and Embrapa Agronergy in Brasilia. Part of the mission was to give a training course on biomass conversion to fuels and chemicals via the thermochemical platform - Pyrolysis . A 2-day course was organized by Embrapa on September 30 and October 1 attracted over 100 participants from all over Brazil. Here are some of the highlights of the mission.