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Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Power and food security
There is a close correlation between the quality and quantity of food produced, transformed and consumed and the quality and quantity of energy used. According to this paper, in many cases, it is precisely the low quality and the meagre amounts of energy available for the food chain, which are at the base of unattainable food security.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGan0006.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

Institutions - Public institutions
Partners for food security
This article is taken from the FAO document "The role of trade unions, rural workers' organizations, agricultural producers' and farmers' associations, cooperatives, and development/advocacy organizations in contributing to the World Food Summit and its follow-up". It argues that all these organizations have a major stake and role to play in achieving food security and in cooperating with FAO, gov... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROre0005.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/ROre0006.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/ROre0007.htm

Institutions - Public institutions
FAO/IFAP Consultation for Enhanced Collaboration. Report of the Consultation
The purpose of the Consultation was to explore practical ways and means of both developing more systematic collaboration between the International Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP) and FAO and enhancing the "synergy" between IFAP and FAO programmes in promoting food security, farmers' organizations and people's participation. A summary of the main conclusions and recommendations for foll... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/rodirect/ROre0002.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Incorporating the use of VEGETATION data in FAO programmes
Data from low-resolution earth observation satellites have been used operationally by FAO for many years. The recent launch of the VEGETATION instrument on board SPOT, however, offers for the first time global coverage processed at a single centre. This article describes the various actions taken to explore the new data and to make them routinely available for use in early warning for food securi... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0087.htm

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