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Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Renewable energy for sustainable agriculture and rural development in Honduras
This paper examines the collaborative efforts between FAO and national institutions in Honduras and illustrates how community demand led to the integration of renewable energy projects in the country's overall rural development programme.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN0601_en.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Energy for and from agriculture
From an energy perspective, agriculture has a double role; it is an energy user and an energy producer. All stages of the food chain require one form of energy or another, and renewable energies such as biomass, solar and wind, could make an important contribution to its sustainability and productivity, through technologies useful in irrigation, mechanization, processing, conservation, transport,... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN0301_en.htm

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

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
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
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
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
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

   


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