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Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Biomass Energy in ASEAN Member Countries
Biomass is an important source of energy in the member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Managed properly, biomass energy can be sustainable, environmentally benign and economically sound. Moreover, biomass energy creates substantial local employment. However, constraints to optimal use as an energy source are still to be resolved. Main issues are legal and institut... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGan0008.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Some reflections on assessing sustainability
A reflection on suitable indicators to diagnose the condition of the power supply systems and their dynamics from a perspective of sustainability.
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EGre0038.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
The challenge of rural energy poverty in developing countries
This article reviews "The challenge of rural energy poverty in developing countries", a joint FAO/World Energy Council publication. FAO's approach in the field of energy is aimed at assisting developing countries to meet their energy requirements in agriculture, forestry and fisheries as a means of achieving sustainable rural development.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0048.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/EGre0048.htm

   


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