Memorandum Signed between U.S Department of Agriculture, DOE, and China
December 12, 2007
December 12, 2007 - The DOE and U.S. Department of Agriculture signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Development and Reform Commission of the People's Republic of China to cooperate in the development of biomass resources and biofuels. The MOU outlines the plans of the two countries to collaborate in biomass and feedstock production, conversion technology and engineering, bio-based product development and utilization standards, and rural and agricultural development strategies. The MOU also establishes a Joint Working Group to review the nations' work on an annual basis. See the full text of the MOU (PDF 109 KB). Download Adobe Reader.