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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

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
FAO collaboration with the International Energy Agency on renewable energy technologies
The International Energy Agency (IEA) invited FAO to participate in an IEA/OECD Workshop on National Programmes on Renewable Energy and the 29th Meeting of the IEA/OECD Working Party on Renewable Energy Technologies. Both meetings were held in Rome on 20-22 May 1996. The possibilities, benefits and implications of joint collaboration were also assesed.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0007.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Towards a renewable energy policy for sustainable agriculture and rural development from a community basis in Honduras
This article examines FAO collaboration with national institutions in Honduras regarding the process of integrating projects on renewable energy in rural development. In participatory studies, the use and the demand of energy of the communities and its priorities were identified. On the basis of the results, a portfolio of investments in rural and renewable energy in the zone was developed. The ar... more
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/SPdirect/EGre0055.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
International workshop: Sugar cane, a multidimensional agenda for the XXI Century
FAO activities in the field of energy focus on the agricultural sector as producer and consumer of energy. The sugar cane sector is able to integrate energy and environmental and agriculture aspects. Topics addressed at this workshop included: alcohol production, the Kyoto Protocol and the co-generation and sale of electricity.
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/SPdirect/EGre0047.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
The birth of the GLAERS, its seat and potential
This article reviews the birth, activities, challenges and potential of the Latin American and the Caribbean Working Group on Energizing for Sustainable Rural Development (GLAERS).
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EGre0030.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
International workshop: Towards tropical agriculture using less fossil energy
Brief note on the international workshop held in Havana, Cuba, 29 October-1 November 1997.
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EGre0031.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Renewable energy options for the Bedouins of Al Badia Region, Syrian Arab Republic
The article presents the table of contents and introduction of the final mission report of the FAO project "Range management and rehabilitation in the Syrian steppe". The report attempts to offer a general overview of the rural energy issues identified with field observations and with the participation of the project target group. The second part of the report is a pre-feasibility study for the in... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0039.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture for Food, Energy and Industry
Brief summary and Conference Programme for the International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture for Food, Energy and Industry held at the FORUM of the Federal Agricultural Research Centre in Braunschweig, Germany, 22-28 June 1997. The conference emphasized the advantages of sustainability and defined the elements and means towards its achievement.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0019.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
The energy demonstration base, Shenyang Agricultural University, People's Republic of China
An energy demonstration base at Shenyang Agricultural University (SAU) was designed and established to develop and promote a series of energy technologies applicable in the cold regions of China.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0016.htm

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