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By : admin, 27 September 2018


Project’s activities (2018)

The terminal evaluation meeting for GEF funding project on 18 September 2018

The terminal evaluation on “Overcoming Policy, Market and Technological Barriers to Support Technological Innovation and South-South Technology Transfer: The Pilot Case of Ethanol Production from Cassava” on 18th September 2018 to review the project’s performance against evaluation criteria: relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability and impact, and to identify key factors for success and failure, lessons learnt and recommendations from all relevant stakeholder parties. Read More +

Training at IREP, Lao PDR on 12 February 2018

UNIDO and KMUTT organized the Workshop entitled “Awareness training program to financial institutions and relevant stakeholders to understand KMUTT Technology and financial sentiments for bio-ethanol production projects from cassava in Laos PDR” Read More +

Project’s activities (2017)

The 3rd Introductory Workshop on Ethanol Production from Cassava on 27 February – 3 March 2017

The 4th Introductory Workshop on Ethanol Production from Cassava on 16 – 18 May 2017

The 5th Project Steering Committee Meeting on 15 December 2017

The 5th Project Steering Committee Meeting under the project "Overcoming Policy, Market and Technological Barriers to Support Technological Innovation and South-South Technology Transfer: the Pilot Case of Ethanol Production from Cassava" was conducted at KMUTT-Bangmod on 15 December 2017. The meeting was chaired by Assoc. Prof. Ed Sarobol, Committee of TTDI and opened by Assoc. Prof. Bundit Fungtammasan, Vice President for Research and Innovation of KMUTT.Read More +


Project’s activities (2016)

UNIDO personnel visiting a starch factory and a bioethanol from cassava pilot plant at KMUTT Bangkhuntien campus on 26 January 2016.

Food Industries Research Institute (Hanoi) FIRI team visited Thailand on 30 January 2016.

The 1st Introductory Workshop on Ethanol Production from Cassava on 21-25 March 2016

The 1st Intensive Training Workshop on Ethanol Production from Cassava on 28 March – 1 April 2016.

Cassava training course in Laos. Photo courtesy of Lao Thao on 25 April 2016.

The 2nd Intensive Training Workshop on Ethanol Production from Cassava on August 22-26, 2016.

KMUTT and UNIDO teams visited Food Industries Research Institute (Hanoi) on 26 - 27 September 2016.

During 8 – 11 November 2016, Dr. Veara, Dr. Kuakoon, Mr. Sittichoke, Mr. Supalerk, Dr. Kanchana and Ms. Jintipaporn participated the “Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Vietnam 2016” to promote the technology at Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The 2nd Introductory Workshop on Ethanol Production from Cassava on 15-17 November, 2016

The 2nd Introductory Workshop on Ethanol Production from Cassava on 21-23 November, 2016

The 4th Project Steering Committee Meeting was conducted at KMUTT on 15 December, 2016


Project’s activities (2015)

The 2nd Project Steering Committee Meeting.

On 29 January 2015, KMUTT (Bangkhuntien Campus), Bangkok, Thailand Read More +

The 3rd Project Steering Committee Meeting.

On 28 August 2015, UNIDO and King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) held the 3rd  Project Steering Committee... Read More +


Project’s activities (Nov 13 - Jan 14)

The 1st Project Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting on 16 December 2013, KMUTT (Bangkhuntien Campus), Bangkok, Thailand.

On 16 December 2013, UNIDO and King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) held the 1st  Project Steering Committee... Read More +

Focus Group Meeting on 7 – 8 August 2014, KMUTT (Bangkhuntien Campus), Bangkok, Thailand.

Focus Group Meeting was organized on 7 – 8 August 2014. Three private companies from Lao PDR and investor from Myanmar have participate at the meeting with UNIDO and KMUTT at KMUTT Bangkhuntien Campus along with the site visit to Sapthip's Bio-ethanol production plant in Lopburi province. The meeting resulted in an agreement to have the Terms of Cooperation (TOC), among UNIDO/ KMUTT/ Ministry of Energy and Mine (MEM) Lao PDR/ Phongsapthavy Road and Bridge Construction Sole Co., Ltd and Duangchaleun Construction Sole Co; Lt, aims to help these Laotian investors established bioethanol plants in Lao PDR with collective capacity of 200,000 litres per day. Read More +