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FAO/UNEP/UN-Energy Bioenergy Decision Support Tool -
MODULE 9: Tools and Resources
Guide to Best Practices for Sectoral Integration: Managing Agricultural Resources for Biodiversity Conservation
Author Gemmill, B.
Year
2001
Topic
Food and Agriculture, Conservation and Biodiversity
Type
Best
practices
Geographical Coverage Global
Target audience/ users Decision-makers
The Guide consists of three parts: principles or best practices relevant to the conservation of
agricultural genetic resources; principles relative to the conservation of ecological services; and
examination of conservation of wild biodiversity in agricultural areas. For each part, a list of best
practices, means of implementation and relevant tools is provided.
Publisher UNDP/GEF/UNEP
Link
www.unep.org/bpsp/Agrobiodiversity/agrobiodiversity%20thematic/agbioguide.pdf
Designing Sustainable Off-Grid Rural Electrifcation Projects: Principles and Practices
Author The World Bank
Year
2008
Topic Techno-economic analysis , Tech resources
Type Guidelines Geographical Coverage Global
Target audience/ users World Bank staff
Practical guidelines for implementation of off-grid electrifcation projects in developing countries. The
document provides a discussion about what to consider and examples of lessons learnt in previous
World Bank projects.
Publisher The World Bank, Washington, D.C.
Link
http://siteresources.worldbank.org/EXTENERGY2/Resources/OffgridGuidelines.pdf?re
sourceurlname=OffgridGuidelines.pdf
National Forest Inventory – Field Manual - Template
Author Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO)
Year
2004
Topic
Forest Resources
Type
Field manual Geographical Coverage Global
Target audience/ users Technical staff of governments in developing countries
This feld manual contains defnitions and procedures used to plan and perform a national forest
inventory and assessment following the approach developed by the Forest Resources Assessment
programme (FRA) of FAO. The frst part of the manual describes the adopted sampling design and
the distribution and confguration of the tracts where measurements are carried out. The second
part deals with the forest type/land use classifcation adopted to carry out the inventory. Recom-
mendations to undertake data collection in the feld are presented in the third part. In part four the
feld forms are described in detail. The Appendices provide some tools and methods for measuring
the variables such as diameter, height, horizontal distance, a guide for the use of Global Positioning
System receivers (GPS) as well as techniques and recommendations to carry out interviews and
group discussions.
Publisher FAO, Forest Resources Assessment Programme, Working Paper 94/E
Link
http://www.fao.org/docrep/008/ae578e/ae578e00.htm