Nexus Calendar // Archive 2012

The Growth and the Water-Energy-Food Nexus
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Seminar // The Growth and the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Achieving inclusive green growth for all is the optimal path to true sustainable development, which combines inclusive economic growth and human development with environmental and social sustainability. But green growth requires water security as an input to human and economic development.

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Connecting the Dots: Energy-Water-Food Nexus
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Plenary at the Singapore Energy Summit 2012 // Connecting the Dots: Energy-Water-Food Nexus

This panel examines the inter-dependencies among the three spheres and discuss how governments and businesses can put in place coordinated policies, strategies and investments to ensure energy-water-food security for all.

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Empowering Analysts to Navigate the CLEWS Nexus
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Seminar // Empowering Analysts to Navigate the CLEWS Nexus

KTH Division of Energy Systems Analysis (DESA) invites PhD students and researchers with an interest in integrated resource modelling to the course on Integrated Assessment of Climate, Land Use, Energy and Water Systems. The course will be held in conjunction with an IAEA meeting hosted by the Swedish government at KTH with the same name, bringing together analysts from several countries as well as leading modelers and academics.

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World Resources Forum (WRF) Conference Beijing
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Conference // World Resources Forum (WRF) Conference Beijing

"Resources and Green Economy"

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"The Water-Energy Nexus - Innovation and Opportunity now", Cambridge/Mass., USA
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Energy Circle Seminar // "The Water-Energy Nexus - Innovation and Opportunity now", Cambridge/Mass., USA

Discussing: Where will the water innovation come from to meet the needs of the energy, industrial and agricultural sectors? What are the global trends and what can we learn? What are companies–and people — doing locally to address this issue? Is it time to develop regional a water/energy ecosystem? Benefits? How can we best leverage our substantial regional technology ecosystem to address the needs of the growing water/energy nexus? What role does desalination and membrane technology play?...

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Promoting Biofuels, Creating Scarcity? EU Renewable Energy Policy and the Water-Energy-Land Nexus: Stakeholders Confront Their Views
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Panel at the European Development Days 2012 // Promoting Biofuels, Creating Scarcity? EU Renewable Energy Policy and the Water-Energy-Land Nexus: Stakeholders Confront Their Views

This panel scrutinises this policy from the perspective of policy coherence for development: what are the impacts of the EU's demand for biofuels on food security, the access to land and water, and the livelihoods of people in developing countries? What is the way forward for the EU in a world where biofuel mandates are proliferating and food price surges are a recurrent phenomenon?

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World Food Day: "Agricultural cooperatives - key to feeding the world"
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World Food Day: "Agricultural cooperatives - key to feeding the world"

Agricultural cooperatives are the focus of World Food Day 2012. Agricultural cooperatives — key to feeding the world" is the formal wording of the 2012 theme. It has been chosen to highlight the role of cooperatives in improving food security and contributing to the eradication of hunger.

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Energy-Water-Food Nexus: Connections and Conflicts
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Science & Society: Global Challenges // Energy-Water-Food Nexus: Connections and Conflicts

A discussion series by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) with leading scientists, economists, and politicians hosted by award-winning NPR reporters Richard Harris and David Kestenbaum.

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Water-Energy-Food Nexus Workshop, Nairobi/Kenya
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Workshop // Water-Energy-Food Nexus Workshop, Nairobi/Kenya

The Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI), Strengthening Water Association Partnership - bfz gGmBH (SWAP-bfz), Water CAP and the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) will host a week long workshop from the 15-19 October 2012 titled the Water-Food-Energy Nexus Workshop.

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"Technological Innovations for a Low Carbon Society", Pretoria/South Africa
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Workshop // "Technological Innovations for a Low Carbon Society", Pretoria/South Africa

The workshop is part of the German-South African Year of Science 2012/13, which was initiated by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST).

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