Biomass supply and uses in the EU: new publication by JRC
This summary report published by the EU Joint Research Centre presents some selected facts, figures and findings of the JRC Biomass Mandate 2023 report "Biomass production, supply, uses and flows in the European Union". The aim is to highlight some main findings of the 2023 report that are fundamental for policymaking. The document describes the biomass sources and uses for the agricultural, forestry, algae, and fisheries and aquaculture sectors with the latest available data, both in comparative terms (using the same units), as well as with deep dives into the sectors themselves, highlighting the most salient issues in the respective sectors. The contribution of food, wood and other biowaste to the biomass supply are examined as well.