Water-energy-food Nexus: developing a research agenda for South Africa
Event

Dialogue // Water-energy-food Nexus: developing a research agenda for South Africa

The WRC will host an interactive dialogue on the WEF nexus in order to enhance the WRC's research agenda in this domain and to seek out strategic partnerships with institutions doing similar work.

The target audience for the workshop is everyone! This dialogue provides an interactive and informal space for the public and scientific community of practice to engage on the intricately linked issues of water, energy and food including land.

Website

http://www.wrc.org.za/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=333

Participation

Please confirm your attendance with Mrs Zagry Scholtz: zagrys@wrc.org.za

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