Harvesting the Future: Advanced Strategies and Innovations in Agroforestry Residual Biomass Logistics

A special issue of Logistics (ISSN 2305-6290).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 2 May 2026 | Viewed by 361

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Research Unit on Materials, Energy and Environment for Sustainability, Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, Rua Escola Industrial e Comercial de Nun’Álvares, 4900-347 Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Interests: biomass energy; biomass supply chain management; biomass product logistics; biomass combustion; forestry
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The 'Harvesting the Future: Advanced Strategies and Innovations in Agroforestry Residual Biomass Logistics' special issue delves into the integral and developing field of managing residual biomass from agroforestry sources. As the world intensifies its efforts towards sustainable energy, residual biomass has proven to be a significant and largely untapped resource. This Special Issue aims to explore the intricacies of harvesting, processing, and transporting these resources, integrating perspectives from forestry science, agriculture, engineering, environmental science, and supply chain management. Contributions include innovative research on optimizing harvesting methods, advancements in processing technologies, and novel approaches to logistics management to improve efficiency and reduce environmental impacts. The Special Issue also shines a spotlight on policy implications, regional case studies, and future opportunities in the residual biomass field. Its goal is to stimulate scholarly dialogue, inspire sustainable practices, and pave the way for the next era of bioenergy derived from agroforestry residuals.

Dr. Leonel Nunes
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Logistics is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Keywords

  • agroforestry residual biomass
  • sustainable bioenergy
  • biomass logistics
  • waste-to-energy technologies
  • green supply chain management

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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