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FAO/UNEP/UN-Energy Bioenergy Decision Support Tool -
MODULE 9: Tools and Resources
BIOMASS CONVERSION TECHNOLOGY ON-LINE PLATFORM (BIOTIP)
Author UNIDO
Year
forthcoming Topic Techno-economic, fnance
Type
Database Geographical Coverage Africa
Target audience/ users Decision makers
The objective of BIOTIP is to enable policy makers and biofuel promotion agencies in developing
countries to advise entrepreneurs to take informal decisions on the selection of appropriate and
commercially available biomass conversion technologies by providing ease of access to assessed
information via a UNIDO-based internet platform.
Publisher UNIDO
Link
http://www.unido.org/index.php?id=4835&ucg_no64=1/data/project/project.
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Invasive Species Compendium (Alpha)
Author CABI International
Year
2009
Topic Conservation and biodiversity
Type
Sourcebook, database Geographical Coverage Global
Target audience/ users
Decision-makers; technical experts
The Compendium is an encyclopaedic resource that brings together a wide range of different
types of science-based information to support decision-making in invasive species management
worldwide. It comprises detailed datasheets that have been sourced from experts, edited by an
independent scientifc organization, and enhanced with data from specialist organizations, images,
maps, a bibliographic database and full text articles.
Publisher CABI International
Link
http://www.cabi.org/isc/?site=144&page=459
Global Invasive Species Database
Author
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Year
2011
Topic Conservation and biodiversity
Type
Database Geographical Coverage Global
Target audience/ users Decision-makers
The Global Invasive Species Database focuses on invasive alien species that threaten native
biodiversity and covers all taxonomic groups from micro-organisms to animals and plants in all
ecosystems. It aims to increase awareness about invasive alien species and to facilitate effective
prevention and management activities.
Publisher
IUCN
Link
http://www.issg.org/database/welcome/