In 2005, the Federal Republic of Germany became signatory to the International Energy Agency's bioenergy agreement, with FNR representing the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture in the Executive Committee.
Within IEA Bioenergy, Germany is involved in all 11 ongoing tasks dealing with all aspects of biomass and bioenergy.
Task 32 Biomass Combustion and Co-firing
Task 37 Energy from Biogas
Task SP Special Projects
Task 29 Socio-Economic Drivers in Implementing Bioenergy Projects
Task 30 Short Rotation Crops for Bioenergy Systems
Task 31 Biomass Production for Energy from Sustainable Forestry - Now replaced by Task 43
Task 35 Techno-economic Assessments for Bioenergy Applications
Task 41 Project 3 – Joint project with the Advanced Motor Fuels Implementing Agreement