If you are interested in reading more about the Energy-Agriculture Nexus we recommend the following material:
Opportunities for agri-food chains to become energy-smart. FAO and PAEGC (Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development)
This study aims to provide detailed data on the energy requirements, and possible clean-energy solutions, along three agricultural value chains – milk/dairy, rice and vegetables - to support the design of a development framework that increases the productivity and value generated in rural Areas.
Sustainable energy for food – Challenges and solutions for sustainable energy use in the agriculture and food industry. Proceedings of the symposium „Sustainable Energy for Food” by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the German Development Institute (DIE) in June 2014, Bonn.
Wiki Portal “Powering Agriculture” on Energypedia. The portal aims to provide an overview of information related to clean energy technologies as well as increased energy efficiency to enhance agricultural production and value.
Growing Power: Exploring energy needs in smallholder agriculture. The publication is by Sarah Best, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) from 2014, analyses the ‘productive uses’ of energy.
Walking the Nexus Talk: Assessing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Context of the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative. FAO, 2014.
Agricultural Mechanization in Africa. Time for Action: Planning Investment for enhanced agricultural productivity. FAO/UNIDO, 2008.
Renewable Energy in the Water, Energy & Food Nexus. IRENA, 2015.
Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Potential of Basic Energy Services (Discussion Paper). Perspectives Climate Change, 2015