Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference
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International Conference // Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference

The conference is going to examine the thoughts and actions related to a nexus approach

The event will be hosted by the Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and collaborators

The co-Directors of the conference will be Jamie Bartram, Director of The Water Institute, and Felix Dodds, Associate Fellow at the Tellus Institute, with support from an International Advisory Committee. The conference will bring together scientists and practitioners working in government, civil society and business, and other stakeholders focusing on the questions of how and why the nexus approach is, and can be, used on international and local levels.

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