Italian investors seeks for opportunities in Minsk's public landfill

Italian company which specialize on biogas production from landfill is interested to build biogas production plant on a firing of household residues from Minsk city

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Bioenergy governance conflicts
Resources household waste
Issues 1 ecological, 2 social, 3 economical, 4 cultural
Keywords household waste, firing, biogas, Minsk, investment
Start date 2011
End date
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests investor is interested in profitable and safe business but waits for public acceptance, general public is worrying that even foreign investor will act irresponsible in terms of ecology in Belarus
Barriers for dialogue general concern among public with regards to establishment and cleanness of the firing of household wastes
Forums for dialogue Transparent process of dialog between the parties, with practical examples from investors' side that firing of wastes is safe if technological concerns are followed
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation Continuation of working with the local authorities and leaders of the local activists in order to ensure ecological safety of the possible plant installation
Comments the plan of establishment is rejected