Energy, agriculture and climate change
Energy, agriculture and climate change: Towards energy-smart agriculturePDF
This short publication/infographic explains the links between energy, agriculture and climate change in a highly visual and easy to understand way.
Documentations de Institut de la Francophonie pour le Développement Durable. Website
Divers documents sur le changement climatique et sujets connexes pour le public francophone.
Renewable energy for agrifood chains – Investing in solar energy in RwandaPDF
This report presents a structured approach to identify and estimate the market size of specific renewable energy technologies that have the potential to be deployed across specific stages of the agri-food chains. More specifically, the methodology first analyses the countries’ value chains and...
A compilation of tools and methodologies to assess the sustainability of modern bioenergyPDF
This publication aims to inform the development of national frameworks aimed at preventing the risk of negative impacts - and increasing the opportunities - of bioenergy development on food security; and help developing countries monitor and respond to the impacts of bioenergy development on food...
Walking the nexus talk: Assessing the water–energy–food nexus in the context of the sustainable energy for all initiativePDF
Decision-makers need improved tools in order to be better informed about trade-offs and synergies between different development and management choices, and to help them identify options on how to sustainably manage resources. This report proposes a way to carry out a water–energy–food nexus...
Solar-powered irrigation systems: A clean-energy, low-emission option for irrigation development and modernizationPDF
This document explains how solar-powered irrigation systems (SPIS) can be integrated and implemented. SPIS are a clean technology option for irrigation, allowing the use solar energy for water pumping, replacing fossil fuels as energy source, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from irrigated...
Global observatory on non-state climate action (2020). Global synthesis report on climate action by sectorPDF
In this report, the authors propose a synthesis of the recent literature and the ongoing trends of actions, to explain the evolution of GHG emissions in the following sectors : energy production, transports, buildings, industry, waste, and land uses.
Energy in and from agriculture in the African Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC). A reviewPDF
The paper provides information on the different policies in the field of energy in and from agriculture proposed by countries in their Nationally Determined Contributions, while tanalyses the proposed actions regarding the regional context and defines possible synergies between sectors.
Renewable energy for agri-food systems: Towards the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris AgreementPDF
In 2021, the United Nations Secretary-General will convene the Food Systems Summit to advance dialogue and action towards transforming the way the world produces, consumes and thinks about food guided by the overarching vision of a fairer, more sustainable world. This report examines the role of...
Changements climatiques et environnementWebsite
Prise en compte des changements climatiques dans les évaluations environnementales et sujets connexes
The charcoal transitionPDF
The report presents policy options for creating a climate-smart charcoal sector, such as developing national policy frameworks for the sustainable management of the charcoal value chain; reforming land tenure and increasing resource access to attract new investments in a greener, healthier...
Etudes en prospectives sur le changement climatique Website
Ces études examinent comment le changement climatique exacerbe les problèmes auxquels l'Afrique est confrontée.
"Energy-Smart" food for people and climatePDF
The aim of this paper is to discuss how the entire food sector, from the farmer’s field to the consumer’s plate, can become more ‘energy-smart’. This paper provides examples of energy-smart practices for both small-and large-scale enterprises and covers the entire food sector.
Methodologies and guidelines
Studies and reports
|Kind of Activities||Understanding basic concepts|
|Collection Updated||December 2023|