Nexus Calendar // Archive 2018

Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

Water for Food International Forum // Farmer-led irrigated agriculture: Seeds of opportunity

Smallholder agriculture is the predominant form of farming in much of the developing world, yet production falls far short of potential due to a lack of access and rights to water for irrigation, flexible financing, technology, linkages to markets, and the capacity to manage production.

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HLPF 2018 // Expert Group Meeting on Advancing the 2030 Agenda: Interlinkages and Common Themes at the HLPF 2018

UN-DESA organized an expert group meeting entitled "Advancing the 2030 Agenda: Interlinkages and Common Themes at the HLPF 2018" to look specifically at the interconnections between the SDGs under review at the High-level Political Forum in 2018 and the rest of Agenda 2030, with their concrete implications for policies, programmes and partnerships.

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Workshop // WEF NEXUS-SDGs Position Paper

This workshop is part of the framework “EC Nexus Dialogues – Phase I (2016-2018)”. The main objectives of the workshop will be to validate the draft document compiling all the contributions and to generate conclusions and recommendations to address the needs of institutions and organisations implementing the WEF Nexus in practice, including quality control of relevant projects, design criteria for these, and demonstration of the added-value and benefits occurring from the investment.

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Nexus Seminar // Responsive Water Governance in Context of Semi-Arid Environments and Developing Countries

Lecture by Prof. Dr Muna Mirghani, visiting professor, TU Berlin. The topic of the presentation is linked to the broader discourse on sustainable water resources management. It highlights the importance of water governance adaptation as a core component of national development strategies and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing countries.

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