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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
Gender and energy planning
This paper presents reasons for and purposes of a gender approach in energy planning. Different approaches and suggestions to incorporate the gender perspective into planning activities are also provided.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGan0004.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
FAO and bioenergy
This paper presents FAO's views and activities in the area of bioenergy.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0055.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
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
The European Sustainable Rural Environment and Energy Network
The FAO Regional Office for Europe has been supporting research cooperation and information exchange in Europe through the European System of Cooperative Research Networks in Agriculture (ESCORENA) since 1974, and in the field of alternative energy applications since 1983. Each of these networks is organized around a few well-defined subjects. One of these is the Sustainable Rural Environment and ... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0002.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
Alternative study of the sugar cane like nutritional and power resource - an integrated model
This paper was presented at the International Workshop on "Sugar cane: a multidimensional agenda for the 21st century" held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 19-22 October 1999. It focuses on the analysis of the diversification options of the sugar cane industry.
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/SPdirect/EGre0056.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

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