Nexus Calendar // Archive 2018

World Water Forum 2018 - Brazil

Pavilion Event at WWF8 // Understanding the Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems Nexus for Development Cooperation

The session will kick off with a brief introduction on the benefits, challenges and new perspectives of a Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus in development cooperation. Keynote speakers from three of the key actors in the European Commission will present the practical needs regarding WEFE Nexus implementation and the role of research, international aid and the environment. The discussion will be oriented on analyzing opportunities as identified by a position paper under development, and...

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World Water Forum 2018 - Brazil

The Forest-Water Nexus at WWF8 // Redefining the Narrative to Build a Sustainable Future

This event will highlight the prevailing forest-water narratives, promote consensus on how to address integrating forests in water management and water in forest management, and will provide an occasion to announce collaborative initiatives.

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World Water Forum 2018 - Brazil

Session at WWF8 // Nexus: Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems in the Mediterranean and Africa

In this session experts from the energy and agricultural sectors are going to discuss the perspectives of transportation stakeholders.

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World Water Forum 2018 - Brazil

Session at WWF8 // Water-Food-Energy Nexus in Large Infrastructures

Large hydric infrastructures may envolve complex institutional, legal and technological arrangments that can move the whole enterprize from a enonomic sustainable scenario to an unsustainable one. The equilibrium point may be found by coupling innovative energy production systems with hydraulic infrastructure in order to reduce costs and allow the agricultural sector to access water. This session will present and discuss the Energy-Water coupling that has being planned to the Water Transfer...

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World Water Forum 2018 - Brazil

Water-Food Nexus Session at the WWF8 // Water for Food Processing: Waste Reduction, Optimization and Reuse

This session will explore strategies for accounting and reducing food losses in the supply chain, while integrating opportunities for water optimization and reuse in the food-processing sector as an additional approach to reduce waste. These strategies will be analyzed using tools and comparison metrics for the decision-making process.

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World Water Forum 2018 - Brazil

World Water Forum // Water-Food Nexus High Level Panel

This knowledgeable, high-level panel will deliver insights on the sustainable agricultural intensification of on existing land. Discussion topics will include: technologies that support increased agricultural productivity; best practices to promote efficient water use in agriculture and food production; managing water through the food chain, including preventing food loss and food waste; conflict resolution among multiple water users; using big data, spatial information and in-field sensors to...

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World Water Forum 2018 - Brazil

Session at WWF8 // Water-Energy-Food Security (WEF) Nexus: potential applications and lessons from Africa

The Water-Food-Energy (WEF) Nexus approach in Africa is facilitating better interactions and synergies between the water, food, and energy sectors in order to unlock and optimize development potential for economic growth and transformation in Africa. The session will focus on sharing experience and lessons from some of the WEF Nexus initiatives in the African continent, especially focusing on the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the Niger Basin in West Africa sub-regions.

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Migration

Water-Migration Nexus Panel at the WWF8 // Water Stress and Human Migration: Making the Link

The event will focus on the linkages between water stress and migratory movements globally. Countries, UN agencies and the audience will identify the water related drivers of migration in different regions of the globe, showcase diverse migratory experiences, including opportunities and challenges, of different countries and best practices to improve water security and the livelihoods of rural communities, including refugees, elaborate on required interventions on the water sectors to address...

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World Water Forum 2018 - Brazil

Water-Food Nexus Session at the WWF8 // Soil and Water Conservation Practices for Improved Food Production

This session will include case studies and discussions on ways to successfully introduce and implement tools and techniques for disseminating information and technology on improving soil and water conservation practices and water availability in river basins.

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American Chemical Society National Meeting 2018 // The Nexus of Food, Energy and Water

The American Chemical Society claims to be the world’s largest scientific society. Its 255th National Meeting and Exhibition will focus on the Nexus. More than 15,000 attendees from all around the world are expected to join.

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