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Author's personal copy biogas as a sustainable energy source for developing countries: opportunities and challenges kc surendra, devin takara, andrew g hashimoto, samir kumar khanaln department. Sustainable development challenges e/2013/50/rev 1 st/esa/344 department of economic and social affairs united nations able gains in access to improved sources of water, the fight against malaria and tuberculo- including decent jobs, energy, sustainable cities, food security and sustainable agriculture, water,. The sun is the ultimate source of energy for our planet its energy is found in fossil fuels as well as all living things harnessing its energy holds great promise for the world’s energy needs, and it will be heavily called upon as fossil fuels are depleted. Water ranks with energy as a potential source of conflict among peoples and nations, but a number of alternative energy sources, primarily biomass-based energy, are large water consumers critically dependent on a dependable water supply.