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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
Regional study on wood energy today and tomorrow in Asia
This study reviews wood energy's role for traditional and modern uses in the 16 RWEDP member-countries in Asia (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam). The study is aimed at policy makers in the forestry sector, but it also touches upon policy issues in other sectors, including ag... more
English: http://www.rwedp.org/acrobat/fd50.pdf

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Biomass Energy in ASEAN Member Countries
Biomass is an important source of energy in the member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Managed properly, biomass energy can be sustainable, environmentally benign and economically sound. Moreover, biomass energy creates substantial local employment. However, constraints to optimal use as an energy source are still to be resolved. Main issues are legal and institut... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGan0008.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 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 regional wood energy development programme in Asia
Asian countries face an increasing need for energy services to support their economic and social development. The Regional Wood Energy Development Programme in Asia (RWEDP) aims to promote improved wood energy systems that are more sustainable and could become competitive with alternative energy sources. Actions are focused on strengthening policy analysis, energy strategy formulation and wood ene... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0001.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
International workshop: Sugar cane, a multidimensional agenda for the XXI Century
FAO activities in the field of energy focus on the agricultural sector as producer and consumer of energy. The sugar cane sector is able to integrate energy and environmental and agriculture aspects. Topics addressed at this workshop included: alcohol production, the Kyoto Protocol and the co-generation and sale of electricity.
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/SPdirect/EGre0047.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Regional Meeting on Biomass for the Production of Energy and Food
A brief note on the meeting held in Havana, Cuba, in November 1997. The meeting offered the opportunity to discuss the challenges and opportunities of energy and food production from the resulting biomass of agricultural, forest and cattle activities.
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EGre0032.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Working meeting on the use of subproducts of the sugar cane by means of gasification - environmental, power and economic aspects
Notes of the "Working meeting on the use of sub-products of the sugar cane by means of gasification - environmental, power and economic issues" held in Rome in May 1998. The purpose of the meeting was to devise approaches for Cuban and Italian institutions to developping new systems of sugar cane conversion, in economically competitive and efficient ways.
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EGre0041.htm

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