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Nexus Event Report // Resource Nexus Policy & Cluster Workshop in Brussels

On the 27 November, the Resource Nexus Policy & Cluster Workshop kicked off with 60 participants present at EASME premises in Brussels. Various Nexus projects and stakeholder discussed about challenges and opportunities in translating the Nexus approach from research into practice. Furthermore, ideas were shared for joint activities and cooperation.

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Sessions, Panels and Side Events

COP24 // Climate Action, Land and the Nexus

The event will feature two panel discussions. The first panel will focus on examples of climate action in the domains of energy and food and linkages to land use policies. The second panel will focus on African stakeholders at the Nexus and discuss what research, innovation and new knowledge are required in the long run in order to strengthen their preparedness for the impacts of climate change.

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Climate Change

COP24 // Gender Mainstreaming in Adaptation and Mitigation: A Nexus Approach

The side-event will showcase the nexus between gender mainstreaming in adaptation and mitigation actions and gender-responsive agriculture, food security, nutrition, health, energy. It will showcase synergies through education, women’s human rights and labor rights and gender-responsive NDCs

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Sessions, Panels and Side Events

Session at the AGU Fall Meeting 2018 // Frontiers in Hydrology: Paths Toward the Next Century in Water Research

Although humans have studied and managed water resources for millennia, hydrology has evolved immensely in the last century. The field continues to grow more integrated, while tackling complex issues across wide spatial and temporal scales. Big data, cross-disciplinary collaborations, novel data collection and analytical methods can help address the major questions of our time in the face of increasing uncertainties, such as: How do we manage the Food-Water-Energy nexus under climate change? Can...

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Capacity Building

EU Science HUB Seminar // Evidence Informed Policy Making: Water-Energy-Food-Health

Water, energy, food security and health remain in the scientific and policy making spotlight in Africa. The Evidence Informed Policy Making (EIPM) seminar will train participants to use evidence for policy making by focusing on challenges and interrelations of those fields. Deadline for application: 8 October 2018

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Capacity Building

Urban Nexus // Eighth Regional Workshop on Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities in Bangkok, Thailand

By Ruth Erlbeck, Ralph Trosse and Rashane Sala-Ngarm. The Eighth Regional Workshop on Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities was conducted on 14-16 November 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. It aimed at tapping innovation and broadening stakeholder engagement, particularly with the academic and private sectors, to help build business models for urban nexus initiatives.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Levant // Challenges and Opportunities

A growing number of countries in semi-arid and arid regions of the world are going to experience severe pressures on natural resources. By 2050, between 4.8 and 5.5 billion people will live under conditions of absolute water scarcity. This will render meaningful local agriculture and thus domestically achieved food security almost impossible.

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Networking

Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) // Info Day

PRIMA is glad to announce that a PRIMA Infoday will take place at the UfM Premises, in Barcelona for the presentation of PRIMA AWP 2019 in view of the official launch of the 2019 Call for proposals. The event will provide information about the PRIMA initiative and all aspects of the Call process.

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Sessions, Panels and Side Events

ICT2018 Vienna // SIM4NEXUS Water-Energy-Land-Food-Climate Serious Game

SIM4NEXUS will demonstrate a serious game for the water-energy-food-land-climate nexus, which is under development; presentation will take place at the ICT4Water booth and in two side events. SIM4NEXUS is an EU ICT4WATER Digital Water Action Plan (pdf) forerunner project for Data Exchange and especially relevant for setting Action DS.2 “cross sector data exchange for the Nexus.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

2018 Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food, and Energy

The Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy is the largest annual knowledge-sharing event in the Greater Mekong. It presents research-based evidence to non-governmental organisations, policy-makers, the private sector, and development agencies. It does this through carefully designed and facilitated dialogues.

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