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Webinar // Opportunities of Water-Energy-Food Nexus Approach

The American University of Beirut (AUB) and Texas A&M University (TAMU) invite you to a webinar presenting the findings published in the Science of the Total Environment (STOTEN) Special Issue: Opportunities in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Approach: Innovatively driving economic development, social well-being, and environmental sustainability.

The event is culmination of the experience of the Texas A&M University Water-Energy-Food Nexus Initiative (WEFNI) in creating a University wide, four year, investigatory experience, led by Rabi Mohtar, WEFNI Coordinator, TEES Research Professor, and Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS), American University of Beirut (AUB). 

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The webinar also introduces the AUB initiative, led by Mohtar: The Water-Energy-​Food-Health Nexus Renewable Resources In​itiative, (WEFRAH). This ini​tiative builds on the work begun at TAMU and paves the way for new collaborations, partnerships, and engagement between the two institutions per the recently signed AUB-TAMU MoU. ​

Hosted by Bassel Daher.

When

27 Nov 2018
4:30 PM (Beirut Time), 8:30-10:30 AM (CST)

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