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NEXUS News, 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. Workshop interactions will be based on short panel interactions, with break-out groups and lots of room for discussion. | Water Energy Food Nexus, Bonn 2011

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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. Workshop interactions will be based on short panel interactions, with break-out groups and lots of room for discussion.

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

25 Feb 15

Conference

Abstract submission for the conference “Exploring Geographic Connections”, organised by the Australian National University and taking place in Canberra, 1-3 July 2015, is now open. The event, organised by the Institute of Australian Geographers at the Australian National University (ANU), focuses on exploring and strengthening the links between geography and the diverse domains that geographers apply themselves. Two planned sessions deal explicitly with the nexus.

18 Feb 15

Conference cancelled

On 18 Feb 2015, the hosts of the event, The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and collaborators, announced that this conference, one of the leading nexus events of the year, has been cancelled due to very low registration.

06 Feb 15

New Publication

The water-energy-food nexus is the “new kid on the block” in development thinking since 2008, and is a key concept within the UN post-2015 development agenda. The current framing of the nexus, however, needs to refocus onto the big issues of inequality and local access rights to resources according to a Special Issue of Water Alternatives, published this week.

04 Feb 15

Nexus Research

As a part of the 2016 budget, NSF plans to invest heavily in research on the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS). This is an NSF-wide investment that aims to understand, design, and model the interconnected food, energy, and water system through an interdisciplinary research effort that incorporates all areas of science and engineering and addresses the natural, social, and human-built factors involved.

NEXUS in the Media

02 Jul 15

Down to earth

‘Nexus’ is a buzzword in academia and development at the moment. It essentially just means interconnectedness.

02 Jul 15

Social Story

The Award is on the lookout for solutions in the categories of Water & Waste Water, Energy, Food & Agriculture, Waste Management, Healthcare, Sheltering, Education and Information & Communication.

02 Jul 15

Energy Efficiency Markets.com

Siemens Stiftung has launched a competition that offers awards for innovations that help impoverished areas with basic supplies, including energy.

01 Jul 15

Foreign Affairs

This event will include several sector-based scenarios, which could affect four strategic sectors for Latin America and Caribbean economies in the next 10 years.

28 Jun 15

IUCN

In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), water is at the heart of the nexus, underpinning hydropower generation, agricultural production and industry.

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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