05 Mar 14
“Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference”, 5-8 Mar 2014
The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and collaborators will host the Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference on March 5-8, 2014 to examine the thoughts and actions related to a nexus approach. The co-Directors of the Conference are Jamie Bartram, Director of The Water Institute, and Felix Dodds, Associate Fellow at the Tellus Institute, with support from an International Advisory Committee. The Conference will bring together scientists and practitioners working in government, civil society and business, and other stakeholders focusing on the questions of how and why the nexus approach is, and can be, used on international and local levels.
03 Mar 14
Cross-sectoral integration in the Sustainable Development Goals: a nexus approach
This brief proposes ways to use the water-energy-food nexus framework to facilitate cross-sectoral integration in the Sustainable Development Goals process, with the purpose of making the SDGs more cost-effective, efficient and sustainable in the long term.
16 Feb 14
“Small Hydro World” Knowledge Platform
A new web-based knowledge sharing portal on small hydropower that features best practices from different regions of the world has been launched by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Centre on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP). It contains 20 regional overviews and 149 country-level reports.
10 Feb 14
Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions: Bogota Workshop
This video summarizes the questions and how the workshop was structured to increase cross sectoral understanding of nexus problems and possible solutions for river basins and water infrastructure
05 Feb 14
Climate Adaptation: Seizing the Challenge
In this report by the WTO, a whole chapter is dedicated to the nexus, which underlines once more the importance of the nexus approach whendealing with the climate change
04 Feb 14
Targeting the Good Ecological Status of French Waters at the nexus of Food and Energy Development
Lessons to be learnt in preparation of the good ecological stauts are presented by Dominique Dorn, General Commissioner and Interministerial Delegate for Sustainable Development of the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transport and Housing of France. He shows that local knowledge among others is a key factor for the water-biodiversity-food-energy nexus approach. Held at the Global Forum on the Environment OECD, Paris, 26 Oct 2011
31 Jan 14
Everyday Nexus Day
This guide addresses consumers as it shows how everyday decision made towards water, energy and food affect the nexus as a whole. The guide suggests nine simple choices that you can make to use food, water and energy more sustainably in your daily life and even points our how money can be saved by making smart nexus related decisions.
28 Jan 14
Interlinkages and trade-offs between water and energy
Presentation held by Diego J. Rodriguez, The World Bank, on Jan 14th, 2014, at the United Nations Office to Support the International Decade for Action ‘Water for Life’ 2005-2015
27 Jan 14
Policy and governance responses to the water-energy nexus challenge
Presentation held by Kathleen Dominique, Environmental Economist, OECD, on Jan 14th, 2014, at United Nations Office to Support the International Decade for Action ‘Water for Life’ 2005-2015
26 Jan 14
Policy and governance responses to the water-energy nexus
Presentation by Kathleen Dominique, OECD, held on Jan 14th, 2014, at the 2014 UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference. Preparing for World Water Day 2014
This section introduces and presents key documents, presentations, links and other information on the nexus. We foresee that it will grow over time and aim to build a comprehensive online archive of Nexus-related knowledge products for decision-makers in politics and the corporate world, researchers, experts and other interested users.
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