Nexus Calendar

Capacity Building

Nexus Workshop // Integration of Water and Agriculture Sectors: Concepts and Applications

The Nexus Regional Dialogues Program-MENA and the Arab Organization for Agricultural development (AOAD) organized a Nexus Workshop on the integration of water and agriculture sectors in Cairo, Egypt, on the 22nd - 23rd of December 2019.

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News

Conference // 2020 WEFE Nexus Science Advances: Conference on Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus scientific advances in the Mediterranean region

The 2020 WEFE Nexus Science Advances Conference will focus on the role of science as a driver of innovation and its interface with the policymaking process. The Conference will look at the four aspects of the WEFE Nexus from different perspectives (e.g. through the eyes of economists, sociologists and end users) and conveys opinions on how to approach the cross-sectoral management of WEFE resources.

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News

Nexus Blog // Resultados del tercero Foro Virtual de Nexus América Latina

¿Cómo puede la perspectiva Nexus ayudar a encontrar sinergias entre el sector del agua, la seguridad alimenticia y la energía, y así también mitigar los riesgos potenciales para una gestión sostenible de las cuencas hidrográficas? El Tercer Foro Virtual Regional de Nexus en América Latina y el Caribe se enfocó en esta temática, reuniendo a expertos panelistas de América Latina y Europa y más de 80 participantes representando a más de 70 organizaciones del sector público, sector privado, academia...

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Seminars

E-Learning Course //Sustainability of Social-Ecological Systems: The Nexus between Water, Energy and Food

In this course you will become familiar with the ideas of the water-energy-food nexus and transdisciplinary thinking. You will learn to see your community or country as a complex social-ecological system and to describe its water, energy and food metabolism in the form of a pattern, as well as to map the categories of social actors. We will provide you with the tools to measure the nexus elements and to analyze them in a coherent way across scales and dimensions of analysis.

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Events

Foro Virtual Nexo Regional // Manejo Integrado de Cuencas bajo una perspectiva Nexo ¿Cómo puede el enfoque Nexo contribuir a su desarrollo integral y a la implementación de proyectos de manera sustentable?

Los temas principales del foro incluyen el financiamiento, planificación y gestión intersectorial por cuenca o subcuenca; plataformas y mecanismos de colaboración; desafíos, mejores prácticas y otros.

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Solar-powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS)

Nexus Regional Dialogue MENA // Benefits, Risks, Policy Options and Innovative Financing Models of SPIS

More than 40 experts from Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan, Sudan and Yemen convened on the 8th and 9th December in Cairo for the regional dialogue “Solar Powered Irrigation Systems in the Arab Region: Benefits, Risks and Policy Options”, organized by the Nexus Regional Dialogue (NRD)- MENA, FAO, the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) and the League of Arab States (LAS).

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Governance

Nexus Conference // EU fosters multisectoral thinking and investment for sustainable development in Central Asia

The closing conference for the EU-funded “Central Asia Nexus Dialogue” was held November 18th in Ashgabat - Turkmenistan to present the results of the project. Aimed at increasing the understanding of the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Security Nexus approach, the project fosters multi-sectoral thinking and cooperation among Central Asian countries, leading to the development of an Investment Portfolio of WEF Nexus project ideas.

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Peace and conflict

Conférence d'experts // Prévention et gestion des conflits liés à la gouvernance des ressources naturelles en Afrique de l'Ouest

Plus de 150 experts venant de 13 pays se sont réunis du 12 au 14 novembre à Niamey pour la conférence internationale " Prévention et gestion des conflits liés à la gouvernance des ressources naturelles en Afrique de l'Ouest : défis et opportunités ", organisée par le Service civil pour la paix et le projet Frexus de la GIZ. Les experts ont débattu et formulé des recommandations sur trois thèmes principaux : la gouvernance foncière et les conflits agropastoraux en Afrique de l'Ouest, les conflits...

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Peace and conflict

Expert conference // Prevention and management of conflicts related to natural resource governance in West Africa

More than 150 experts from 13 countries convened between the 12th and 14th November in Niamey for the international conference “Prevention and management of conflicts related to natural resource governance in West Africa: challenges and opportunities”, organized by the Civil Peace Service and the Frexus project of the GIZ. The experts debated and formulated recommendations on three main themes: land governance and agro-pastoral conflicts in West Africa, conflicts in and around protected areas,...

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Events

Nexus Virtual Forum // Solar Powered Irrigation Systems: Opportunities and Challenges

The event revealed how the WEF Nexus approach sheds light on the challenges and opportunities for a sustainable usage of SPIS and how it can help to mitigate the risks of overexploitation of water resources. Four panelists shared their experiences and lessons learned from SPIS implementation in Tunisia and Chile and presented the GIZ SPIS Toolbox to 30 participants from various countries and organizations in the region.

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