2014 National Climate Change Response Dialogue
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Conference // 2014 National Climate Change Response Dialogue

The overarching vision of the National Climate Change Dialogue is to further develop South Africa's lower carbon economy and improve its climate resilience. It also covered the nexus.

 

Session 4: Water-Food-Energy Nexus development

-The Water-Food Energy Nexus: Insights into resilient development

-The Water—Energy—Food Security Nexus: Towards a practical planning and decision-support framework for landscape investment and risk management

-Towards the Development of an Energy-Water-Food Security Nexus based Modelling Framework as a Policy and Planning Tool for South Africa

- Water as an input in the food value chain

-Climate change, the Food Energy Water Nexus and food security in South Africa

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Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) 2019

Stockholm World Water Week 2019

In 2019, World Water Week will explore an inclusive approach. This week’s theme: “Water and society – including all” is recognizing that not everybody is impacted in the same way by too little, too much or too dirty water. Less obvious than last year, the Nexus approach will remain at the heart of the water debate, especially through the seminar topic "Addressing migration through regional integration and water security for all", that explicitly connects water, energy and food security as the...

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Migration

SWWW 2019 Seminar // Addressing Migration through Regional Integration and Water Security for All

Regional economic integration can foster transboundary water management as well as energy and food security. It also attracts investments that address infrastructure deficits, accelerates participation in global and regional value chains, and stimulates economic growth. All are important entry points for sustainable development. However, environmental and social co-benefits are typically not as well quantified as economic growth.

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Hydropower

Special Session at 38th IAHR World Congress // Sustainable Water Storage to Meet Water, Food, and Energy Development Goals

Storage to stabilize water availability is essential to sustain water, food and energy production, reduce hazards, and adapt to climate change. Regulation of water resources using dams and reservoirs played a major role in the socio-economic development of northern countries during the 20th century, but practices of the time often led to undesired environmental and social impacts. Thousands more dams and reservoirs are planned for construction in the next decades, mainly in Asia, Africa, and...

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