Results of PGTF - Project INT/10/K10

INT/10/K10 - Development of Cleaner Production in the sugar and byproduct industries

Submitter: Cuban Research Institute on Sugar Cane by-Products (ICIDCA), based in Havana, Cuba
Subcontractor: same as above
Priority area: Industrialization
Participating/beneficiary countries: 3 countries (Argentina, Cuba and Nicaragua)
PGTF input: US$ 22,000
Other inputs: US$ 56,000
Number: INT/10/K10
Duration: Two (2) years
Approval: 33rd Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 25 September 2009)
Completion: Final report submitted on 10 August 2012
Impact:: Identified and applied cleaner production processes in sugar and byproduct factories by optimizing the use of water, energy and raw materials to reduce costs and promote environment sustainability through the reduction of pollutants in sugar-producing countries. A five-day training course was also held to disseminate knowledge and best-practices.

Contact:   Georgina Michelena Alvarez
Address: Via Blanca #804, y Carretera Central, San Miguel del Padrón, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
Telephone: 537-6967015, 6986501 (ext. 230)
Fax: 537-6988243
Email: georgina.michelena @

Final Report:

    • INT-10-K10 -FinalReport.PDF  *  [Language: English; Size: 618KB]

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