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Environment - Energy and environmental technology
GEF/FAO Workshop on Productive Uses of Renewable Energy: Experience, Strategies, and Project Development
An expert workshop was convened in Rome by the Global Environment Facility and FAO. The final report summarizes the presentations and discussions.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN10023_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN10023_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN10023_es.htm

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
A new energy project in Niger
The project, entitled "Formulation and validation of a national strategy and plan on new and renewable sources of energy in Niger", addresses the potential contribution of new and renewable sources of energy (solar, wind, biomass and hydro) on Niger's rural development strategy. (Only available in French)
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN0602_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN0602_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN0602_es.htm

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
The energy function of sugar mills: Case study in Nicaragua
This case study examines a sugar mill in northwestern Nicaragua which has been converted into a power generation plant. During the sugar season, power is produced from bagasse, a by-product of sugar production, and from eucalyptus during other periods of the year. This case study addresses some of the initial findings which have shown interesting economic, environmental and social benefits when c... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN0302_en.htm

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
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
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
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

   


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