Belo Horizonte:
Know-how transfer for CO2-neutral energy production from biomass, from the perspective of work safety and hazard prevention


  • Energy Infrastructure
  • Power & Electrical


Dorsch International Consultants


sequa gGmbH, Finanzierung: Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit BMZ


From 2013 to 2015

Project Activities

  • Recording of the current status in the area of safety-relevant issues and legal bases in Brazil.
  • Technology and know-how transfer on the use and safety of biogas in the form of theoretical and practical qualification measures in Brazil and Germany.
  • Implementation of qualification and awareness-raising measures for key players in the biogas sector in Brazil.
  • Multiplication of the know-how transfer.


Dorsch International Consultants GmbH

München (Headquarters)
Landsberger Str. 368
80687 München

Phone: +49 89 5797-0
Fax: +49 89 5797-800

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Project objective:
Through the transfer of know-how in the handling of biogas, especially with regard to occupational safety and hazard prevention, the acceptance of biogas production from biomass and the energetic use of biogas is to be promoted nationwide.

The project emerged directly from contacts on the ground as a result of an initial project.

The technical work in the project is supported by a local partner in Brazil.

Project partners include the environmental authority of the state, the umbrella organisation of entrepreneurs, the largest water supply and wastewater disposal company, an energy company, two universities, a landfill operator, and representatives of engineering firms and GIZ Brazil.