The Importance of Biogas Production from the Cassava Starch Industry in Thailand



  • Piyavadee Srivichai Program in Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of Phayao
  • Chumaporn Rodsrida Program in Occupational Health and Safety, School of Public Health, University of Phayao
  • Supichaya Meesad International Business Management, Naresuan University International College, Naresuan University


Anaerobic digestion , Biogas, Cassava starch , Renewable energy , Wastewater


          Biogas is well known as an important renewable energy that drives the growth of economies in Thailand. Thai governor found that the cassava starch industry represents the first promising potential in the industrial section. Meanwhile, many organic-rich products and wastes were generated in large quantities from the production process. However, only wastewater was used to produce the biogas. While most others were wasted or widely used in non-financial return ways. These resulted from some limitations, such as the lack of knowledge, technologies, and financial support. Which it requires serious support and encouragement from all stakeholders, such as the cassava starch plants, the government, the researchers, the surrounding communities, etc. Significantly, the vital role of this technological progress and development in the cassava industry can be applied as the model and guideline of biogas production for other industries in Thailand.


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Srivichai P, Rodsrida C, Meesad S. The Importance of Biogas Production from the Cassava Starch Industry in Thailand: ความสำคัญของการผลิตก๊าซชีวภาพจากอุตสาหกรรมแป้งมันสำปะหลังในประเทศไทย. AdvSciJ [Internet]. 2023 Jul. 31 [cited 2024 Apr. 18];23(2):A1-A16. Available from:



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