Assessment of Biomass Resources from Marginal Lands in APEC Economies

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


The goal of this study is to examine the marginal lands in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies and evaluate their biomass productivity potential. Twelve categories of marginal lands are identified using the Global Agro-Ecological Zones system of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages52
StatePublished - 2009

Bibliographical note

Posted with Permission. Prepared for the APEC Energy Working Group under EWG 11/2008A.

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-6A2-46209

Other Report Number

  • APEC#209-RE-01.4


  • agriculture
  • Anelia Milbrandt
  • APEC
  • APEC economies
  • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
  • biomass
  • biomass production
  • marginal lands
  • United Nations


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