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Environment - Energy and environmental technology
The Role of Energy in Sustainable Development: Rio, Johannesburg and beyond
The Executive Summary and an abstract of this study are contributions to the ongoing discussions at the international level on sustainable development and, in particular, to the linkages between energy, agriculture, climate change and sustainable agriculture and rural development - SARD.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0803_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0803_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0803_es.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Biomass fuels: "The time is right, but the pricing isn't"
Interview with SD's Senior Energy Coordinator, Gustavo Best, about biomass fuels and other alternative energy sources.
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/EGre0035.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EGre0034.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
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
Passages towards the modernization in the rural sector
Note prepared by FAO on the occasion of the XXIX Meeting of Ministers of the Latin American Organization of Energy (OLADE), held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 19-20 November 1998. The paper illustrates selected FAO activities reflecting its commitment to energy as a crucial component for the modernization of the rural sector.
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/SPdirect/EGre0042.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

   


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