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BPPF 2022

20th Baltic Peat Producers Forum

BPPF 2022 took place in Riga, Latvia and was hosted by the Latvian Peat Association


The progress of the regulatory framework affecting the peat industry in the European Union” – Sami Tulonen, consultancy company Aula Europe

GME current affairs and expected regulation and situation in the European Union” – Thanja van Dongen, Growing Media Europe, Chairman of the Board

Results of habitat mapping in Latvia” – Gita Strode, Nature Conservation Agency, Director of Department of Nature Conservation

Wetland GHG emissions inventory and research” – Andis Lazdiņš, Latvian State Forest Research Institute “Silava”, Senior researcher, Dr.silv.

Effect of peat properties on production quality” – Laimdota Kalniņa, University of Latvia, Senior researcher, Dr. phil.

Opportunities for new peat products” – Kristīne Irtiševa, Riga Technical University, PhD student

RPP updates in practice, position RPP, outlook to future” – Hein Boon, director, Maureen Kuenen, Executive Officer, Foundation “Responsibly Produced Peat”

Current in RHP” – Marco Zevenhoven, Foundation “RHP”, Operational director

Current in the peat sector in Sweden” – Pia Holmberg , Swedish Peat Association president

“Peat extraction in Germany” – Bernd Hofer, Chair of IPS Commission “Peatlands and Environment”

Current in the peat industry in Finland” – Hannu Salu, Bioenergy Association of Finland, Manager/Peat & Growing Media

Current in the peat industry in Ireland” – John Neenan, Growing Media Ireland Chairman

Peat production industry in Estonia in 2022. The role of the peat industry in the economy and climate change” – Erki Niitlaan, Estonian Peat Association, Managing Director, board member of engineering office Steiger

Peat production industry in Lithuania 2022” – Giedrius Kavaliauskas, Lithuanian Peat Producers Association, President

Peat production industry in Latvia 2022” – Ingrīda Krīgere, Latvian Peat Association, Member of the Board

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