The WEF Nexus approach highlights the interdependencies between achieving water, energy and food security for human well-being
Basics services and economic development, while ensuring ecologically sustainable use of globally essential resources. It is based on an understanding of the synergies and regulated negotiation of fair trade-offs between competing uses of water, land and energy-related resources.
It therewith contributes not only to sustainable development, but also to the EU’s overall developmental and global commitments, namely the Agenda 2030 with its Sustainable Development Goals.
The Nexus Regional Dialogues Programme focuses on contributing mainly to the achievement of:
The Nexus approach is a fundamental shift, from a pure sectoral approach to solutions that embrace a cross-sectoral, coherent and integrated perspective. It challenges existing structures, policies and procedures at global, regional and (sub) national levels.