Nexus News // Archive 2012

Confront scarcity now or pay later
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European Report on Development 2011-2012 // Confront scarcity now or pay later

Launched in Brussels on 16 May 2012, the 2012 European Report on Development (ERD) highlights predicted increases in the scarcity of natural resources <<-->> with demand for water and energy expected to rise by 40% and demand for food by 50% before we reach 2030.

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Building the Sustainable Dam: The challenges of meeting energy and livelihoods objectives at the same time
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Building the Sustainable Dam: The challenges of meeting energy and livelihoods objectives at the same time

by the Ministry of Energy and Mines (Laos), TheunHinboun Power Company, Statkraft Oslo, Electrcité du Laos, and GMS Lao Company Ltd.

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Energy and Water Linkage: Challenge to a Sustainable Future
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G-Science Acadmies Statement 2012 // Energy and Water Linkage: Challenge to a Sustainable Future

Needs for affordable and clean energy, for water in adequate quantity and quality, and for food security will increasingly be the central challenges for humanity:these needs are strongly linked.

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Improving the water and energy efficiency for food production through drip irrigation in India
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Improving the water and energy efficiency for food production through drip irrigation in India

by Jains Irrigation India

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The Formation of the Machángara River Basin Council (Ecuador)
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The Formation of the Machángara River Basin Council (Ecuador)

by Ministry of Environment (Ecudaor), Universidad de Cuenca, ETAPA Telecommunications, Empresa Electro Generadora del Austro, Junta General de Usuarios del Sistema de Riego Machángara (JGUSRM), Secretaria Nacional del Agua (SENAGUA), Instituto Nacional del Riego (INAR) and the provincial government of Azuay/Ecuador

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A South African’s perspective on the outcomes of the South African Nexus Conference
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South Africa // A South African's perspective on the outcomes of the South African Nexus Conference

The South African Water, Energy and Food forum could not have come at a more opportune time. COP17 has come and gone and with the new year in full swing, many remain doubtful about whether or not all the hype has left us with a successful outcome to the complicated international climate change negotiations process; and about what the outcomes to this process mean for business. <<--->> [i]by Aimée Girdwood[/i]

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Mekong2Rio Conference ends in Thailand
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Transboundary Approach // Mekong2Rio Conference ends in Thailand

Water, energy and food security nexus high on the agenda

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Ensuring water, food and energy security in the ECOWAS region
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Ensuring water, food and energy security in the ECOWAS region

by Economic Community of Western African States (ECOWAS)

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U.S. Department of State to catalyze a Global Nexus Dialogue on Dams and Water Infrastructure Optimization
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Grant // U.S. Department of State to catalyze a Global Nexus Dialogue on Dams and Water Infrastructure Optimization

The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental, and Scientific Affairs (OES) at the U.S. Department of State (DOS) requests applications from non-profits, non-governmental organizations, educational institutions, and public international organizations for grants to support the management of a new initiative on multi-purpose infrastructure. Deadline is 4 June 2012.

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South African Forum shows strong potential of Nexus approach for promoting national dialogue
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NEXUS Interview // South African Forum shows strong potential of Nexus approach for promoting national dialogue

An interview with Margaret Catley-Carlson, Vice Chair, Canadian Water Network and Member of the Secretary General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB)

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