Nexus Calendar // Archive 2012

Water and food security: where to next?
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Live Discussion // Water and food security: where to next?

What are the next steps in addressing the world's water, energy and food challenges and how can nexus-thinking help? The Guardian stages a live discussion reflecting on conversations at World Water Week, Thursday 6 September, 2-4pm (BST)

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Energy and Water Nexus: Critical for the 21st Century
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Seminar // Energy and Water Nexus: Critical for the 21st Century

Public Lecture by Dr. Arthur Bergles of Rensselear Polytechnic Institute

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Managing the Vulnerable Water-Food Nexus in the Andes and Himalayas
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Seminar at the World Water Week Stockholm // Managing the Vulnerable Water-Food Nexus in the Andes and Himalayas

This seminar will analyse how the water-food nexus is being affected by climate change in two of the more important mountain regions of the world: the Andes and the Himalayas. The seminar will review concepts, discuss relevant cases that address different dimensions of the water-food nexus and innovative approaches for dealing with depleting resources, as well as provide guidance to mitigate the impact of the vulnerable water-food nexus in developing regions.

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Launching a New Analytical Platform to Explore the Water-Energy Nexus
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Side Event at the World Water Week Stockholm 2012 // Launching a New Analytical Platform to Explore the Water-Energy Nexus

How many times have you seen a graphic depicting the Water-Energy Nexus? Are you ready to start analysing what they actually mean? If you answered: Too many times; and YES; then don't miss this side-event, which will demonstrate the integration of powerful water (WEAP) and energy (LEAP) modelling platforms.

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Implementing the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus
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Seminar at the World Water Week Stockholm // Implementing the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus

This seminar presents policies, enabling conditions, innovations and solutions, for putting the quickly growing knowledge around the water-(land-)energy-food security nexus into practice.

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Towards a green economy - the water-food-energy nexus
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Workshop at the World Water Week Stockholm // Towards a green economy - the water-food-energy nexus

This Workshop will address a series of innovative frameworks that help analyse technical solutions as well as trade-offs in the water-food-energy nexus for better informed decision-making.

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Addressing the Water - Energy - Food Security Nexus: Challenges and Solutions in (International) River Basins
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Seminar at the World Water Week Stockholm // Addressing the Water - Energy - Food Security Nexus: Challenges and Solutions in (International) River Basins

The seminar focuses on the water-food-energy security nexus in (international) basins. It discusses tools for understanding the nexus dimensions and seeks to identify innovative management approaches in targeting challenges, which allow for considering water, food and energy needs of riparian states and are conducive to benefit-sharing.

 

World Water Week Stockholm: "Water and Food Security"
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Forum // World Water Week Stockholm: "Water and Food Security"

The World Water Week has been the annual focal point for the globe's water issues since 1991.

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From Watershed to Field: Improving Resource Use Efficiency for Food Security
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Seminar at the World Water Week Stockholm // From Watershed to Field: Improving Resource Use Efficiency for Food Security

The objective of the seminar is to share best practices and lessons learnt, while inviting the participants to actively contribute their ideas and experiences. The expected output is a better understanding of the multidimensional factors influencing efficient water use in agriculture. Organised by GIZ.

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Great Lakes: Climate, Energy & Economy
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Interactive Conference Call // Great Lakes: Climate, Energy & Economy

The Great Lakes and Great Lakes states are in the midst of a remarkable and confounding ecological and economic transition related to climate change and the fossil energy sector that industries and scientists are busy trying to anticipate and understand.

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