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Urban Nexus

7th WaterLinks Forum // Solving Asia’s Urban Water Crisis: The WaterFood-Energy-Climate Change Nexus

This forum is designed to provide urban water managers and policy makers with insights on the interdependence of water, food, and energy in an uncertain, but adverse, climate environment. These are expected to form the basis of integrated solutions to the worsening water crisis in urban Asia.

The organisers expect about 300 participants from more than 20 countries. The high-quality technical sessions and workshops feature speakers and discussants who are global leaders in their fields. There is also an international trade exhibition on water, wastewater and related sectors. You will note from the attached draft program that we feature a half-day seminar on 25 September on “Megacities, Water, and Climate Change” in partnership with UNESCO.

Where and when

Unilab Bayanihan Center
Metro Manila
Philippines

25-27 September 2018 

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Climate Change

ECCA 2019 // European Climate Change Adaptation Conference

ECCA 2019 is an opportunity to share and learn from professionals in adaptation, while discovering new products and research as well as alternative approaches to engaging with stakeholders. The food-water-energy nexus is listed as one of the topics under the Global Climate Challenges chapter. Closing date for submissions is 31 Oct 2018.

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Events

Zambia Water Forum

The 8th Zambia Water Forum and Exhibition seeks to raise awareness on the importance of Sanitation and good hygiene practices. The objective of the Forum is to bring together various national and international experts to discuss the impact of sanitation on water security.

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Solar-powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS)

E-learning Course // Solar Powered Irrigation Systems

The GIZ Powering Agriculture Team has supported University Ostfalia to develop an e-learning course on Solar Powered Irrigation Systems. The course will be entirely online and look at sustainable water management, solar pumping essentials, planning and implementation, and operation and maintenance. E-tutors will support the students throughout the course.

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