Nexus Calendar // Archive 2017

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5TOI_4EWAS // Brokerage Event

As part of 5TOI_4EWAS project aiming at supporting Innovation in the South Mediterranean countries, to build a bridge between innovation and policies to open new markets in the energy, agriculture and water management and support the players in those industries, the brokerage event will be organized on Thursday 26 January, 2017, at the Innovation days & Cocktail meeting at Casablanca, Morocco.

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5TOI_4EWAS // Nexus Think Tank Meeting

The NTT is a network of experienced people, composed by experts from the public and private sectors. It discusses about relevant topics – in relation to social needs in water, food and energy sector - contributing to regional development that can be solved by Research and Innovation, also in relation to potential political and policies paths.

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FEW Nexus Workshop on Integrated Science, Engineering, and Policy // A Multi Stakeholder Dialogue

Building on previous efforts, such as the TAMUS/Future Earth Nexus Symposium in Washington, DC, (Lawford and Mohtar, 2015) and the recent NSF-funded FEW workshops, this workshop will bring together leading researchers from selected, relevant fields.

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THA2017 // International Conference on Water Management and Climate Change towards Asia's Water-Energy-Food Nexus

The objective is to provide a platform for researchers, scientists, practitioners, and policy makers to share and present new advances, research findings, perspectives, and experiences in Disaster, Irrigation and Water Management towards W-E-F Nexus. Special attentions will be given to developing certain skills or competence, or general upgrading of performance ability for climate change adaptation, participatory water management disaster and environmental management, and sustainable development...

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Nexus and Indigenous Societies // Wiring Gaia at the Water-Energy Nexus: Indigenous Water Guardians and Decolonizing Water Science

As emblematized by the ongoing protests at Standing Rock, water is a foundational element — biophysical, epistemological, and spiritual — in indigenous societies and lifeways. Dr. Karen Bakker discusses how this crucial life source has come under increased threat due to the claimed necessity of extractivist development projects which impact the lives of all relations: human and more-than-human.

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Expert Panel at GFFA // Integrated Land and Water Management - A Cornerstone to A World Without Hunger

Expert panel at Global Forum for Food & Agriculture (GFFA) at Grüne Woche Berlin. Insufficient water management resulting in land degradation, as well as climate change and population dynamics bring about increasing risks for food security, employment and political stability in food insecure areas (particularly in Africa). Rain fed agriculture is in Africa the widely dominating pattern of agricultural water use. The majority of male and female farmers practice rainfed agriculture thereby...

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Expert Panel at GFFA // BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues: Sustainable Solutions for Water and Food Production

Expert panel at Global Forum for Food & Agriculture (GFFA) at Grüne Woche Berlin. The BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues is an established series of events on international water issues at the interface of industry, politics and research. The event is supported by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), the Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises, and Messe Berlin GmbH. German Water Partnership e.V....

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Seminars

Seminar // Material Fluxes in a Circular Economy

By Christina Dornack. UNU-FLORES Nexus Seminar Nr. 18 in cooperation with the Technical University Dresden

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Matchmaking Event: SUGI/FWE Nexus Call in Leipzig

A matchmaking event for the Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative/Food-Water-Energy Nexus call will be organized on January 12th (11:00 – 17:00) in Leipzig at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ (Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology).

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QAFCO Conference 2017 // "Water, Energy & Food Nexus"

Organised by the Texas A&M University at Qatar and QAFCO

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