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Name: Fachagentur für Nachwachsende Rohstoffe (FNR)
Type: Public agency (national)
Street: Hofplatz 1
The Agency for Renewable Resources (FNR) is the central coordinating agency for the promotion of biomass and bioenergy in Germany. Being a federal agency associated to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, FNR`s main tasks are the implementation of the R&D programme “Renewable Resources” and the “Energy and Climate Fund”. It is also in charge of data collection and holds a biomass information service for interested parties.
The purpose of the FNR is an effective contribution to the development and use of renewable raw materials, taking into account biomass conversions, use competitions, direct and indirect effects of land as well as sustainability concepts.