Bioenergy and Food Security

ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT WORKING PAPER
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Bioenergy and Food Security

The BEFS Analytical Framework

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    FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2010


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CONTENTS

Part I   [1,567kb]

THE BEFS ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK

1. INTRODUCTION
2. THE BEFS ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK
3. THE BEFS ANALYTICAL COMPONENTS AND TOOLS
4. SUPPORTING POLICY WITH THE BEFS ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK
5. THE DIRECTION OF FUTURE WORK AND THE USE OF THE BEFS AF FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ANALYSIS

Part II   [479kb]

THE BEFS TOOL BOX

6. OVERVIEW
7. DIAGNOSTIC ANALYSIS: AGRICULTURAL OUTLOOK
8. NATURAL RESOURCE ANALYSIS: LAND ASSESSMENT
9. NATURAL RESOURCES ANALYSIS: WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
10. NATURAL RESOURCE ANALYSIS: WOODY BIOMASS AND RESIDUES
11. TECHNO-ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS: BIOFUEL PRODUCTION COSTS
12. TECHNO-ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS: GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS
13. SOCIO-ECONOMIC ANALYSIS: ECONOMY-WIDE IMPACTS FOOD SECURITY AND VULNERABILITY

Part III   [248kb]

ANNEX 1
ANNEX 2


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