Energy-Water-Food Nexus: Connections and Conflicts

Science & Society: Global Challenges // Energy-Water-Food Nexus: Connections and Conflicts

A discussion series by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) with leading scientists, economists, and politicians hosted by award-winning NPR reporters Richard Harris and David Kestenbaum.


Connections and Conflicts brings three panelists together to explore how these three themes vital to security and prosperity are linked together across the globe. Among other discussion threads, the panelists will examine and discuss what are the current and future challenges to expanding the availability of these crucial resources without compromising one at the expense of the other.

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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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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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