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Webinars

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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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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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

IAMG2019 // 20th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences

The conference will cover the usual topics in geo-mathematics, geostatistics, and geomodeling but in particular will bring to fore geomodeling issues at the intersection of food, water, and energy. The challenge of meeting the increased demand for food, water, and energy and the resultant stress on our geo-sphere is broadly accepted as one of the major scientific challenges facing mankind. The feedback processes intrinsic to this tri-partite cycle are best-studied using sophisticated...

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Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) 2019

Stockholm World Water Week 2019

In 2019, World Water Week will explore an inclusive approach. This week’s theme: “Water and society – including all” is recognizing that not everybody is impacted in the same way by too little, too much or too dirty water. Less obvious than last year, the Nexus approach will remain at the heart of the water debate, especially through the seminar topic "Addressing migration through regional integration and water security for all", that explicitly connects water, energy and food security as the...

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