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FAO/UNEP/UN-Energy Bioenergy Decision Support Tool -
MODULE 9: Tools and Resources
Food, Agriculture & Decent Work
Author
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and International Labour
Organization (ILO)
Year
Topic
Food and Agriculture, Social
Type
Toolkit Geographical Coverage Global
Target audience/ users Decision-makers
FAO/ILO joint Web site on decent work in agriculture and food production, with links to both FAO
and ILO activities and resources on the issue.
Publisher FAO/ILO
Link
http://www.fao-ilo.org/
Bioenergy – a sustainable and reliable energy source: a Review of status and prospects
Author
IEA Bioenergy Executive Committee
Year
2009
Topic Policy design
Type
Sourcebook Geographical Coverage Europe, North America, Global
Target audience/ users Policy makers
The report provides an overview of: the bioenergy potential and related opportunities; the risks and
challenges associated with an increased deployment of bioenergy; and, ways to mitigate risk and
exploit opportunities (technology, practice and policy). It provides decision and policy makers with
information on opportunities to exploit and challenges and risks to address and manage. The aim is
to provide insight into the potential for growth of a sustainable bioenergy industry.
Publisher
IEA Bioenergy
Link
http://www.ieabioenergy.com/LibItem.aspx?id=6479
Bioenergy Environmental Impact Analysis (BIAS): Analytical Framework
Author FAO
Year
Topic
Food and Agriculture, Biodiversity, Water, Land
Type
Toolkit Geographical Coverage Global
Target audience/ users Decision-makers, policy analysts
The objective of BIAS analytical framework is to provide an integrated yet simple approach for the
comprehensive analysis of environmental impacts associated with production and use of biomass
for bioenergy. It focuses on key impacts – biodiversity, soil, water and greenhouse gas emissions –
and briefy identifes linkages of these environmental impacts to food security issues.
Publisher FAO/IFEU/Öko
Link