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Environment - Energy and environmental technology
The multi-functional character of agriculture and land: Bioenergy
This page presents the executive summary of "Bioenergy", a background paper prepared for the Conference on the Multifunctional Character of Agriculture and Land in Maastricht (MFCAL, 12-17 September 1999, Maastricht, The Netherlands).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGan0009.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Regional study on wood energy today and tomorrow in Asia
This study reviews wood energy's role for traditional and modern uses in the 16 RWEDP member-countries in Asia (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam). The study is aimed at policy makers in the forestry sector, but it also touches upon policy issues in other sectors, including ag... more
English: http://www.rwedp.org/acrobat/fd50.pdf

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
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
The European Sustainable Rural Environment and Energy Network
The FAO Regional Office for Europe has been supporting research cooperation and information exchange in Europe through the European System of Cooperative Research Networks in Agriculture (ESCORENA) since 1974, and in the field of alternative energy applications since 1983. Each of these networks is organized around a few well-defined subjects. One of these is the Sustainable Rural Environment and ... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0002.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Regional Meeting on Biomass for the Production of Energy and Food
A brief note on the meeting held in Havana, Cuba, in November 1997. The meeting offered the opportunity to discuss the challenges and opportunities of energy and food production from the resulting biomass of agricultural, forest and cattle activities.
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EGre0032.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Asia Pacific Forum on new energy technology
The Asia Pacific Forum on new energy technology for Asia Pacific was organized by the World Energy Council in Beijing, China (22-24 April 1997). The Forum discussed the future energy scenario in Asia, and particularly in China, by far the fastest growing energy market in the world.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0017.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

Institutions - Social capital
Rural household income strategies and interactions with the local institutional environment: a methodological framework
This article reports on a research programme on rural household income strategies and interactions with the local institutional environment. Its focus on both the household and local institutions explores the income strategies of rural households and the manifold ways in which households - and members of the household - are linked to different institutional settings. The purpose of this pilot proj... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/ROdirect/ROan0021.htm

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