Nexus Calendar // Archive 2012

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Conference // "Managing Water, Energy, & Food in an Uncertain World", Santa Fe

by the Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR)

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"Food Energy Water (for all)"
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Re|Source 2012 // "Food Energy Water (for all)"

The world's supplies of food, energy and water are in greater demand than at any other time in human history — yet these vital natural resources are finite. Governments and business have to find new ways to manage resources and mitigate the risks of scarcity.

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Water Food Energy Nexus <<-->> blue aquaculture as an integrative part to minimize use of resources (water, nutrients, energy) for animal and plant production
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Workshop at the 3. Water Research Horizon Conference (Berlin) // Water Food Energy Nexus <<-->> blue aquaculture as an integrative part to minimize use of resources (water, nutrients, energy) for animal and plant production

Water is a prerequisite for food production which requires also nutrients and energy. Vice versa alternative energy production by biogas plants is based on biomass derived from agriculture. Thus agricultural food production seems to be the most important integrative part concerning the water-food-energy nexus.

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Singapore International Water Week: "Water Solutions for Liveable and Sustainable Cities"
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Conference // Singapore International Water Week: "Water Solutions for Liveable and Sustainable Cities"

Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2012 provides the platform to address today's challenges and explore opportunities in the integration of water solutions and urban planning in cities around the world. Opportunities abound for global water leaders and practitioners from the public and private sectors to debate in water dialogues, network with key industry players, showcase leading-edge technologies and best practices and identify viable solutions to address this common challenge.

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Canadian Water Summit 2012, Calgary
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Conference // Canadian Water Summit 2012, Calgary

"The Water-Food-Energy Nexus: Strategies for Competitiveness"

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The Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus in Practice. Make it happen!
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Side Event at Rio+20 // The Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus in Practice. Make it happen!

A central aspect of the Green Economy is water, energy and food security in particular for the bottom billion. In order to achieve this, it is of vital importance to consider the interlinkages and the interactions between the sectors. Incoherent approaches and "silo-thinking" will most likely worsen the situation further.

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Climate Compatible Development for Sustainability and Climate Security
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Side Event at Rio+20 // Climate Compatible Development for Sustainability and Climate Security

A high level debate on the climate security agenda in the Amazon and worldwide

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UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD)
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Conference Rio+20 // UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD)

Rio de Janeiro

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The Way Forward to a Sustainable Future <<-->> Official Side-Event of the Federal Republic of Germany
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Side Event at Rio+20 // The Way Forward to a Sustainable Future <<-->> Official Side-Event of the Federal Republic of Germany

The Side-Event aims at identifying trade-offs between the sectoral objectives and discussing how a better consideration of the interlinkages between energy, water and food security can contribute to the achievement of the energy objectives.

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Water Day at Rio+20: Recognizing Progress, Taking Action for the Future We Want
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At Rio+20 // Water Day at Rio+20: Recognizing Progress, Taking Action for the Future We Want

The Water Day will concentrate on UN-Water contribution to the Rio+20 Conference, building on the UN-Water Statement and on the UN-Water deliverables for Rio+20, and will engage in high-level panel discussions on the relevance of water in the Rio+20 outcomes.

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