09 Dec 13
Fulbright NEXUS Program fosters collaborative and multidisciplinary research to address challenging regional issues, including the nexus between climate change and food and water security, and produce tangible results. Deadline for applications is 1 April 2014.
The Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Program will bring together a network of junior scholars, professionals and mid-career applied researchers from the United States, Brazil and other Western Hemisphere nations for a series of three seminar meetings and a Fulbright exchange experience. Fulbright NEXUS Scholars will receive funding in the amount of USD 35,000 for the duration of the program.
04 Dec 13
Although the public consultation period came to a close 1 Dec 2013, the Alliance for Water Stewardship reports it has received multiple requests for additional time. To allow for maximum participation in this critical consultation period, the feedback deadline has been extended to December 31st.
03 Dec 13
On 12-13 June 2014 King’s College London (KCL), the OCP Policy Center and the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB) will organize an international conference on The Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus in Global Drylands, which will take place in Rabat, Morocco. Papers from the conference will be considered for a special issue of the International Journal of Water Resources Development, subject to the Journalâ€™s normal refereeing process. Deadline is 7 February 2014.
28 Nov 13
Elsevier Publishers is going to publish a special issue dedicated to the enabling management of the water-food-energy-ecosystems services nexus.
28 Nov 13
Water Management Roundtable
Closer regional cooperation of water, energy and environmental sectors on the sustainable use of waters; involvement of private sector in water infrastructure development; and introduction of a regional legal and coordination instrument to ensure achievement of these goals, are key issues South East Europe (SEE) needs to address in water resources management and hydropower production until 2020.
20 Nov 13
Nexus 2014 Conference
Proposals for side events, such as meetings, workshops, networking sessions, training courses or open forums, are now accepted online. The duration of each session will be 1 1/2 hours.
NEXUS in the Media
10 Dec 13
Biofuels a being pushed by policy makers. But the production of biofuels has quite a few implications on both environment, economy, and poltics in the European Union and beyond. An interesting opinion piece sheds light on these impacts
06 Dec 13
This article outlines the initiatives Coca-Cola supports in addressing the water-energy-food nexus
04 Dec 13
Water, energy and food are the foundation of life and at the heart of emergency relief action. This initiative by Global Giving makes this clear, raising funding to help farming families in five affected areas recover from Haiyan typhoon. The plan is to install appropriate lightening and communications systems as well as systems for potable water supply as well as for food production - all of which driven by renewable energy and sustainable agriculture
03 Dec 13
The Express Tribune (Pakistan)
With a majority of the greenhouse gases to minimize global warming already emitted, South Asia might be particularly hard hit decreases in food production despite population growth
02 Dec 13
Veolia, the world’s largest provider of drinking water, expect the grow by 50 percent to one million Euros. They expect technology improvements as well as regulations to drive the market of recycled wast water, to grow, too and expect recyled waste water to be used by soft drink producers as well as breweries. Also, waste water helps their clients to cut their energy bills