A Feasibility Study on the Application of<br />Green Technology For Sustainable Agriculture Development:<br />Assessing th...
Background<br /><ul><li>Geography Student
Interest in Green Technology</li></li></ul><li>Summary<br /><ul><li>APACEM &Green Technology Initiatives
Selection of technology
Situation Analysis</li></ul>CASE STUDIES<br />Nepal<br />India<br />
APACEM<br /><ul><li>UN Asian & Pacific Centre for Agricultural Engineering & Machinery
Aims at promoting sustainable agriculture development to reduce poverty</li></li></ul><li>Green Technology<br />Definition...
Selection of Technology<br />System Independence<br />Image of modernity<br />Individual Technology vs. Collective Technol...
Situation Analysis<br />Current Performance<br />Policy<br />Cost-Benefit<br />Performance Indicator<br />
Interesting Observations<br />Poverty reduction as a result of sustainable agriculture development<br />Reduced gender div...
Nepal: Biogas<br />Definition:<br />Energy derived from combustible mixture of gas<br /><ul><li>Reduced air borne diseases
Reduced health & sanitation problems</li></li></ul><li>India: Biofuel<br />Definition:<br />Energy derived from biological...
Reduces fear of energy crisis
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  1. 1. A Feasibility Study on the Application of<br />Green Technology For Sustainable Agriculture Development:<br />Assessing the policy impact in selected member countries of ESCAP-APCAEM<br />
  2. 2. Background<br /><ul><li>Geography Student
  3. 3. Interest in Green Technology</li></li></ul><li>Summary<br /><ul><li>APACEM &Green Technology Initiatives
  4. 4. Selection of technology
  5. 5. Situation Analysis</li></ul>CASE STUDIES<br />Nepal<br />India<br />
  6. 6. APACEM<br /><ul><li>UN Asian & Pacific Centre for Agricultural Engineering & Machinery
  7. 7. Aims at promoting sustainable agriculture development to reduce poverty</li></li></ul><li>Green Technology<br />Definition: <br />Technology that allows people to become more efficient or to do things not possible before<br />
  8. 8. Selection of Technology<br />System Independence<br />Image of modernity<br />Individual Technology vs. Collective Technology<br />Cost<br />Risk Factor<br />Evolutionary Capacity<br />Single & Multi Purpose Technology<br />
  9. 9. Situation Analysis<br />Current Performance<br />Policy<br />Cost-Benefit<br />Performance Indicator<br />
  10. 10. Interesting Observations<br />Poverty reduction as a result of sustainable agriculture development<br />Reduced gender divide as a result of sustainable agriculture development<br />
  11. 11. Nepal: Biogas<br />Definition:<br />Energy derived from combustible mixture of gas<br /><ul><li>Reduced air borne diseases
  12. 12. Reduced health & sanitation problems</li></li></ul><li>India: Biofuel<br />Definition:<br />Energy derived from biological carbon fixation<br /><ul><li>Reduces problem of global warming
  13. 13. Reduces fear of energy crisis
  14. 14. Provides new market for farmers</li></li></ul><li>Key Takeaways<br />More factors besides costs that affect the integration of GT<br />Solutions can also create new problems<br />Chain effect of GT aside from sustainable development<br />
  15. 15. Personal Assessment<br />10/10<br />Well organized<br />Definitions<br />Clear Outlines<br />Balanced Arguments<br />
  16. 16. Discussion<br />How does one achieve the difficult & complex tasks of balancing environmental & business concerns?<br />How optimistic are you with regards to Green Technology for sustainable development?<br />

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