Additional Material | Week 6

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Check out this week’s additional resources and learn from the best! Let yourself be guided by some of the best within our field and feel the inspiration while you dive even deeper into this course and a proactive future.

FAO, 2016. Investment Learning Platform (ILP): Financial and Economic Analysis. Online resource.

FAO, 2015. Safeguarding land tenure rights in the context of agricultural investment. Governance of Tenure Technical Guide No. 4. ISBN 978-92-5-108895-1. FAO 2015. 

FAO, 2014. Walking the Nexus Talk: Assessing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Context of the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative. Environment and Natural Resources Working Paper No. 58 – FAO, Rome, 2014. 

FAO, 2011. Energy-smart food for people and climate. Issue paper. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome.

Hossain M.A., 2015. Life cycle cost and feasibility of solar pumps for sustainable irrigation in Bangladesh. Paper presented in the International Workshop on Solar-Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS) in developing countries at FAO HQ in Rome, Italy 28 May 2015.

IEA Bioenergy, 2015. Mobilizing Sustainable Bioenergy Supply Chains. Strategic Inter-Task study, commissioned by IEA Bioenergy. IEA Bioenergy ExCo: 2015:04.

IFAD, 2015. IFAD’S INTERNAL GUIDELINES Economic and Financial Analysis of rural investment projects. Basic concepts and rationale. The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

IPCC, 2011. Summary for Policy Makers, IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation, Cambridge University Press.

IRENA. Costs: Renewable energy costs, technologies and markets.

REEEP, 2015. Powering Agrifood Value Chains 2015-2017. 2015-2017 REEEP Water-Food-Energy in Agrifood Portfolio.

Sims, R., Flammini, M., Puri, M., Bracco, S., 2015. Opportunities for agri-food chains to become energy-smart. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and POWERING AGRICULTURE: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development (PAEGC).


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    This is very interesting reading material, a precious opportunity getting it here.

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    Thank you for giving us these additional materials

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    Indeed, the rich contents command further reading

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    Thanks for providing such a plenty of informative, diverse and rewarding additional material!

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    Additional materials are very informative , thanks a lot

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    Indeed this MOOC’s content is very rich, the additional materials are superb

  8. Profile photo of Lynette Rudder

    After going through the additional reading material this week you are sure to be well armed with very useful information.

  9. Profile photo of Innocent Azih

    I enjoyed the connection made between the economics of renewable energy input and agribusiness profitability. It is highly educative

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    Very interesting additional material for learning more .

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    It’s great that several user friendly tools exist to calculate the cost benefit analysis ,viability

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    Very helpful information here. Thank you.

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    exciting and practical information

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    Simply explained with minimum ambiguities. Understandable to a layman

  15. Profile photo of Mr. Anthony Madume

    I really enjoyed the readings. Heavy stuff. I hope to put the knowledge acquired throughout this MOOC into good use.

    I pray that I complete this MOOC successfully. It has been some worth challenging in the midst of my business schedules. No doubt this view will be shared by many participants. We shall not give up.


    Anthony Madume

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    I liked the article about water-energy-food nexus

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    Having access to all of these in depth additional materials is so helpful. Definitely a great addition to the course.

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    Very informative material. The stuff is good for developing new interventions

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