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Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Solar photovoltaics for sustainable agriculture and rural development
This is a summary of the publication "Solar photovoltaics for sustainable agriculture and rural development". The aim of this study is to contribute a better understanding of the potential impact and of the limitations of PV systems on sustainable agriculture and rural development (SARD), especially concerning income-generating activities.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0057.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EGre0057.htm

People - Participation
FAO People's Participation Programme
This paper presents in detail the FAO People's Participation Programme (PPP). The programme has demonstrated that participation is possible when the poor form small self-help groups that allow them to pool resources in pursuit of their own objectives. PPP projects have been implemented in 12 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, with over 13 000 active participants and some 80 000 benefici... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/PPdirect/PPre0004.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/FRdirect/PPre0005.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/SPdirect/PPre0006.htm

People - Participation
The group enterprise book
This book shows in simple illustrated steps how small enterprises can be developed and run by small groups in rural communities using a participative approach. It is intended for use by Group Promoters (or GPs), extension workers and other rural development staff to help existing groups to set up and run their enterprises. The publication is available in Arabic, English, French and Spanish.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/PPdirect/PPre0018.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/FRdirect/PPre0018.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/SPdirect/PPre0018.htm

People - Population
The group promoter's resource book
This resource book shows how group promoters (GPs) can help men and women in rural communities to join together and work to improve their income and living conditions. It presents a participatory approach in which GPs play a key role. Their task is to help the poor to form sustainable self-help groups and undertake income-generating activities. The publication is available in Arabic, English, Fre... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/PPdirect/PPre0019.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/FRdirect/PPre0067.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/SPdirect/PPre0018.htm

People - Participation
Mushroom production training for disabled people: a progress report
This article provides an overview of a unique FAO-initiated project in Thailand that is the first of its kind to focus specifically on reaching rural disabled persons and their families. One of the project's main objectives was to establish economic self-reliance for rural disabled as entrepreneurs. This multi-part progress report provides details of the project's training component and examples... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/PPdirect/PPre0072.htm

   


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