Nexus Calendar // Archive 2016

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Seminar // Climate Change Impacts on Energy Supply in Nigeria: A Climate-Water-Energy Nexus Assessment

By Oluwabamise Afolabi. UNU-FLORES Nexus Seminar Nr. 16 in cooperation with the Technical University Dresden

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Workshop // The Water-Energy-Food Nexus and its Linkages to the Implementation of the SDGs

GWPSA is participating in a three day workshop on “The Water-Energy-Food Nexus and its linkages to the implementation of the SDGs”. The meeting, which has been co-convened by the Future Earth Water-Energy-Food Cluster study, the South African Water Research Commission, and the University of KwaZulu-Natal is being from 21-23 Nov 2016 in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

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Networking // Food-Water-Energy Nexus in Urban Areas

With Ewa Bloch, Urban Living Programme Lead at Innovate UK. The evening will be dedicated to discussing Innovate’s urban living sector priorities and their ongoing support for solutions to the economic, societal and environmental challenges faced by cities. Ewa will also discuss the upcoming international cooperation opportunities for projects on The Sustainable Urban Global Initiative (SUGI) food-water-energy nexus in urban areas.

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MENA // The Middle East Water-Energy Food Nexus

Roundtable discussion organised by the Hollings Center for International Dialogue

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COP22 Side Event//Water-Energy-Food: Research and Innovation to Address the Nexus in the Mediterranean

Land, food, energy, water and climate are interconnected though a complex system (a ‘nexus’), dominated by interdependencies and linkages between human activities and natural environment. This event will bring together institutional actors and R&I stakeholders to share insights into challenges and solutions for a low-carbon economy interlinked with sustainable management of resources.

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Conference // The AIChE Food-Water-Energy Nexus Topical Conference

With the global population projected to grow to nearly 10 billion by 2050, the challenges associated with the affordable production, security, and safety of Food, Energy, and Water resources can no longer be addressed in isolation. Food-Energy-Water Nexus sessions are scheduled for 13-15 Nov 2016. Invited speakers from industry, academia and government will offer a global perspective on the transformative changes we need to undertake.

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COP22 Side Event// GIZ Sustainable together: the Water Energy Food Nexus

The side event will try to disseminate GIZ experience and learn from particularly interesting projects and initiatives also outside of GIZ. The session will last for 90 minutes.

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COP22 Side Event // Informing NDC Implementation through a Water-Energy-Food Nexus Framework: Lessons from Amazonia and South East Asia

There is a wide community of actors applying WEF Nexus frameworks (e.g. FAO, IUCN, CEPAL, OECD, SEI) in a range of countries and ecosystems, using different methodologies, definitions and tools. This event will bring together practitioners using a WEF Nexus framework and policymakers.

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COP22 Side Event // The nexus approach in the MENA region: A road to climate adaptation and mitigation in science, policy-making and practical implementation

The Middle East and North Africa face growing challenges related to water supply, energy security and political stability, which are likely to be exacerbated by climate change. This makes it crucial to develop integrated approaches to natural resources management, socio-economic and industrial development, and overall policy-making. This event will discuss how the water-energy-food nexus approach can help achieve the needed integration, with insights from experts and MENA-region decision-makers.

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COP22 Side Event// Energy Access and Climate Change through Food-Water-Energy Nexus

The side event will emphasize putting ideas into action – moving forward on policy and practice to address the interconnected systems involving food, water and energy. It is designed to challenge thinking and spur creativity. Participants will take away new ideas, new relationships, and increased motivation to contribute to addressing these integrated challenges in new ways.

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