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FAO/UNEP/UN-Energy Bioenergy Decision Support Tool -
MODULE 9: Tools and Resources
Criteria & Indicators for Sustainable Woodfuels: Case studies from Brazil, Guyana, Nepal,
Philippines and Tanzania
Author
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and International Energy Agency
(IEA) Bioenergy Task 31
Year
2009
Topic
Forest resources, land resources, social, conserva-
tion and biodiversity, standards
Type Case Studies Geographical Coverage Global
Target audience/ users
Decision-makers, analysts, wood energy planners
This set of case studies considers fuelwood and charcoal production and use in the selected
countries and evaluates their sustainability from socio-economic and environmental perspectives.
Legal and institutional aspects are also addressed. Sustainability criteria and Indicators are devel-
oped and applied in the case studies, and the additional data and analytical needs for conducting
sustainability assessments are elaborated.
Publisher FAO and IEA
Link
http://www.fao.org/docrep/012/i1321e/i1321e00.htm
Small-Scale Bioenergy Initiatives:
Brief description and preliminary lessons on livelihood impacts from case studies in Asia, Latin America and Africa
Author FAO-PISCES
Year
2009
Topic Social
Type
Case
studies
Geographical Coverage Asia, Latin America, Africa
Target audience/ users Non-expert
The focus of the case studies was on the impacts that different types of local level bioenergy
initiatives can have on rural livelihoods in various developing countries. Livelihoods are understood
as the enhancement of the full range of natural, fnancial, human, social and physical capitals on a
sustainable ongoing basis.
Publisher Practical Action, PISCES project, FAO
Link
ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/011/aj991e/aj991e.pdf
WOCAT 2007: where the land is greener - case studies and analysis of soil and water conservation initiatives worldwide
Author
Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA)/Food and
Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO)/United Nations Environment Programme
(UNEP)
Year
2007
Topic Water resources, land, food and agriculture
Type
Case studies, impact
assessment
Geographical Coverage Global
Target audience/ users
Soil and water specialists/conservationists
Book on soil and water management providing a large sample of positive case studies from around
the world of sustainable land management (in economic, social and ecological terms) within different
contexts. Appropriate technologies and approaches are proposed to achieve the same results in
other areas.
Publisher CTA/FAO/UNEP
Link
http://www.fao.org/nr/lada/index2.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_
view&gid=13&Itemid=157