Implementing the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus

Seminar at the World Water Week Stockholm // Implementing the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus

This seminar presents policies, enabling conditions, innovations and solutions, for putting the quickly growing knowledge around the water-(land-)energy-food security nexus into practice.

The event places local data, tools and practical examples in the context of global scenarios and assessments, for outscaling and up-scaling. By presenting a set of local and regional cases, this seminar demonstrates how integrated approaches can reduce tradeoffs and improve resource use efficiency, how they can contribute to more equal benefit sharing and eventually become key pillars of sustainable development.

This seminar will pick up on previous nexus fora, as recently held e.g. in Bonn, Marseille, London and Rio. With that it will contribute to building a community of practice, bringing together actors from governmental, non-governmental and intergovernmental organisations with the private sector and science. Jointly we will move the nexus further towards operationalisation.



Welcome and Introduction


Introduction - New Alliances and Initiatives for the Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus.

Ms. Charlotte Petri Gornitzka, Sida, Sweden


Minipanel: The Nexus and Human and Environmental Securities

-Mr. Robert Speed, WWF

-Mr. Jean-Marc Faures, FAO

-Mr. Diego Rodriguez, World Bank


Minipanel: The Nexus and the Business Sector

-Mr. Ken Bruder, Bloomberg

-Mr. Paul Reiter, IWA

-Mr. Xavier Ursat, EDF

-Mr. David Grant, SAB Miller

10:30 Coffee Break


Minipanel: The Nexus and Science & Research.

-Mr. Holger Hoff, SEI

-Mr. Jakob Granit, SEI

-Mr. Charles Iceland, WRI

-Mr. Guy Pegram, Pegasys

-Ms. Abby Onencan, Nile Basin Discourse


The Nexus, Politics and Implementation, Concluding Panel Discussion

-Mr. Fritz Holzwarth, BMU, Germany

-Mr. Franz Marré, BMZ, Germany

-Mr. Li Yuanyuan, Ministry of Water Resources, China

-Mr. Albert Butare, Energy and Water, Rwanda

-Mr. Alexander Müller, FAO

-Mr. Xavier Leflaive, OECD

12:30 Close of Seminar

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