Small-Scale Bioenergy Initiatives: Brief description and preliminary lessons on livelihood impacts from case studies in Asia, Latin America and Africa

Year: 2008
This report is based on a series of 15 international case studies conducted betweenSeptember and November 2008 under a joint initiative of FAO and the PISCES EnergyResearch Programme Consortium funded by DFID. The case studies focussed ondeveloping an improved understanding [...]

Energy and gender in rural sustainable development

Year: 2006
It is FAO’s view that increased access to energy sources in rural areas and the development of new bioenergy1 sources can contribute to achievement of the Millennium Development Goals relating to the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger, improvements in [...]

The Energy and Agriculture Nexus

Year: 2000
Energy has a key role in economic and social development but there is a general lack of rural energy development policies that focus on agriculture. Agriculture has a dual role as an energy user and as an energy supplier in [...]
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