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21 Aug 15

Conference

Water for Development

World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. This year is the jubilee year for both the Week and the Stockholm Water Prize.

28 Jul 15

Blog

Food and water are tied to one another fundamentally. But in addition to their biophysical relationship, human systems intervene, whether through pricing schemes and trade agreements or shifting patterns in consumption and taste.

24 Jul 15

Initiative

This initiative investigates cross-sector linkages to enable those who govern and manage these systems to work together to meet human aspirations sustainably.

10 Jul 15

News

As momentum builds towards the negotiation of the Sustainable Development Goals and UN climate change summit later this year, the G7 countries have made a strong statement about the importance of climate security risks.

30 Apr 15

Workshop

The Nexus Network workshop on ‘Transdisciplinary Methods for Developing Nexus Capabilities’, at the University of Sussex, UK on 29-30 June 2015, will take a critical look the research challenge in addressing nexus issues.

26 Feb 15

Nexus Basics

The Nexus plays a crucial role in the Middle East. A nexus approach - specifically, to water and energy planning – can lead to smarter, more resilient development solutions. This article gives an introduction to the present nexus debate in Arabic language. By Rabi H. Mohtar and Bassel Daher

NEXUS in the Media

28 Aug 15

IPS news

Central America’s toolbox to pull 23 million people - almost half of the population - out of poverty must include three indispensable tools: universal access to water, a sustainable power supply, and adaptation to climate change.

27 Aug 15

New York Times

First, let’s stop calling the Californian drought a drought; when we do so, we are holding on to the notion that the past is a guide to the future and that a good rain will return us to normal.

26 Aug 15

Three major challenges face the water-energy nexus in a cross-border context.

25 Aug 15

Zawya

Ecocity World Summit (ECWS) 2015 has confirmed a line-up of 13 ministers and government officials as speakers, in addition to 22 subject matter experts, up to a dozen academia, and other visionary leaders from the private sector and civil society.

25 Aug 15

Circle of Blue

In Tanzania, the government is confronting the energy food nexus by declaring hydropower plants as protected areas

Partners

  • IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute
  • WEF World Economic Forum
  • WWF World Wide Fund for Nature

Bonn2011 Nexus Conference – in the context of Bonn Perspectives

  • Bonn Perspectives

initiated by

  • BONN
  • BMZ

funded by

  • European Regional Development Fund EFRE
  • NRW Ministerin fr Bundesangelegenheiten, Europa und Medien des Landes Nordrhein-Westphalen
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