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Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Stoves for space heating and cooking in mountainous areas of Asia
In February 1996, FAO's Regional Wood Energy Development Programme in Asia (RWEDP) and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) organized a regional workshop in Nepal on heating stoves. The workshop sought to provide a forum for pooling information, exchanging experience and discussing the achievements of stove practitioners in the region, and to define strategies to o... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGan0007.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
"Energizing" the food production chain for the attainment of food security
This article was prepared for the International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture for Food, Energy and Industry, held from 22-28 June 1997 in Braunschweig, Germany. It states that all stages of food production require energy inputs in a variety of forms, (mechanized power for soil preparation planting and harvesting, energy for water lifting, irrigation and pumping, fertilization, transportati... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGan0005.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Gender and energy planning
This paper presents reasons for and purposes of a gender approach in energy planning. Different approaches and suggestions to incorporate the gender perspective into planning activities are also provided.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGan0004.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Energy for Sustainable Development and Food Security in Africa
Extracted from "Future energy requirements for Africa's agriculture" (FAO, 1995). The study systematically examines the past and present energy situation in Africa's agricultural sector. The study identifies and discusses trends in, and results of, energy development in the region as a whole, develops and applies a methodological approach to five countries (Cameroon, Mali, Sudan, Tanzania and Zimb... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGan0001.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Future energy requirements for Africa's agriculture - Findings and recommendations of an FAO study
A new FAO study, "Future energy requirements in Africa's agriculture", systematically examines the past and present energy situation in Africa's agricultural sector. The study identifies and discusses trends in, and results of, energy development in the region as a whole. Additionally, it develops and applies a methodological approach to five countries (Cameroon, Mali, Sudan, Tanzania and Zimbabwe... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGan0002.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Work animals and their multiple contributions to the agricultural and rural development
This article focuses on work animals and the important role they continue to play in agricultural and rural development. Around the world, the primary source of productive energy continues to be the efforts of human labour and that of work animals, especially in the areas of food production and transportation in rural areas.
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EGan0003.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Solar photovoltaics for sustainable agriculture and rural development
This is a summary of the publication "Solar photovoltaics for sustainable agriculture and rural development". The aim of this study is to contribute a better understanding of the potential impact and of the limitations of PV systems on sustainable agriculture and rural development (SARD), especially concerning income-generating activities.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0057.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EGre0057.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
FAO and bioenergy
This paper presents FAO's views and activities in the area of bioenergy.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0055.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
FAO's energy activities
The energy activities of FAO are carried out through the Organization's network of over 80 national, seven regional and subregional offices and its Rome-based headquarters. In addition to the UN secretariat, FAO collaborates with many different regional and international institutions - including UNDP, WEC, IEA, UNESCO, UNEP, AfDB, SIDA, SEI and OLADE - in energy and rural development projects a... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0056.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Environment - Conventions & agreements
FAO activities in the energy field
FAO's energy activities aim at assisting developing countries to meet their energy requirements in agriculture, forestry and fisheries, as a means of achieving sustainable rural development. FAO's member countries have requested assistance in implementing the Nairobi Programme of Action on New and renewable Sources of Energy and, more recently, in the adoption of Agenda 21 approved at UNCED. FAO's... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0004.htm

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