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Nexus News // Archive 2013

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Call for Abstracts for "Sustainability in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus" - Deadline extended to 31 Jan 2014
News  |  23 Dec 2013

Nexus Conference Bonn // Call for Abstracts for "Sustainability in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus" - Deadline extended to 31 Jan 2014

Deadline for papers for the international conference "Sustainability in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus", taking place in Bonn/Germany on 19-20 May 2014 has been extended to 31 Jan 2014.› more

Call for Papers on "Water for Food" for "Future of Food: Journal on Food, Agriculture and Society"
News  |  17 Dec 2013

Research // Call for Papers on "Water for Food" for "Future of Food: Journal on Food, Agriculture and Society"

Research papers are welcome for Volume 2 Issue 1 (May 2014) based on the theme of "Water for Food".The submission deadline for abstract is 30 Dec 2013.› more

Organisations find New Ways to Address Water, Energy and Food Pressures
News  |  12 Dec 2013

Scaling Up Nexus Collaboration // Organisations find New Ways to Address Water, Energy and Food Pressures

NGOs, businesses and governments are collaborating to tackle the water, food, energy nexus, but efforts must be scaled up - by Gabrielle Walker, chief scientist at Xyntéo› more

Deadline for "Shell Ideas360" ends on 16 Dec
News  |  12 Dec 2013

Student Competition // Deadline for "Shell Ideas360" ends on 16 Dec

Shell Ideas360 is a global competition organised by Shell International Limited for students to develop game-changing ideas for tackling Energy, Water and Food issues. Until 16 Dec 2013, students can register and participate as...› more

IWA Water, Energy and Climate Conference 2014: Deadline for Abstracts extended to 15 Dec 2014
News  |  12 Dec 2013

"Solutions for Future Water Security" // IWA Water, Energy and Climate Conference 2014: Deadline for Abstracts extended to 15 Dec 2014

IWA WEC conference will provide a platform for discussion of cutting edge solutions to the world's water and energy issues, while also addressing approaches to sustainable and effective adaptation throughout the water sector.› more

A Discussion on Biofuel Policies: A Key Link in the Water-Food-Energy Nexus
News  |  11 Dec 2013

The Nexus and Biofuel // A Discussion on Biofuel Policies: A Key Link in the Water-Food-Energy Nexus

"In the last few months, the European Union started to take a closer look at the negative implications of biofuel subsidies and, in particular, the mandates, imposing biofuel as a percentage of transportation energy consumed,"...› more

Fulbright NEXUS Program: Competition for 2014 is now open
News  |   9 Dec 2013

Research Grants // Fulbright NEXUS Program: Competition for 2014 is now open

Fulbright NEXUS Program fosters collaborative and multidisciplinary research to address challenging regional issues, including the nexus between climate change and food and water security, and produce tangible results. Deadline...› more

Global Conference on Rural Energy Access: A Nexus Approach to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication
News  |   5 Dec 2013

Global Conference // Global Conference on Rural Energy Access: A Nexus Approach to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication

This conference is part of the follow up to the 2012 Conference on Sustainable Development or Rio+20.› more

Deadline for Feedback on International Water Stewardship Standard extended
News  |   4 Dec 2013

Standardisation // Deadline for Feedback on International Water Stewardship Standard extended

Although the public consultation period came to a close 1 Dec 2013, the Alliance for Water Stewardship reports it has received multiple requests for additional time. To allow for maximum participation in this critical...› more

Call for Papers: "The Water-Energy-Food-Climate Nexus in Global Drylands"
News  |   3 Dec 2013

Research // Call for Papers: "The Water-Energy-Food-Climate Nexus in Global Drylands"

On 12-13 June 2014 King's College London (KCL), the OCP Policy Center and the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB) will organize an international conference on The Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus in Global Drylands,...› more

The Republic of Mauritius
News  |   2 Dec 2013

Case study // The Republic of Mauritius

Mauritius has recently developed a remarkable tourist and financial sector. Nevertheless the agricultural sector is still strong: The sugarcane production uses a considerable part of the water resources. This case study focusses...› more

The Indian state of Punjab
News  |  29 Nov 2013

Case study // The Indian state of Punjab

This case study analyzes Punjab's metabolic pattern, as the Indian state of Punjab contributes a remarkable part to India's food production. As Punjab's population grows, this case studys examines the option Punjab has to...› more

The Republic of South Africa
News  |  29 Nov 2013

Case study // The Republic of South Africa

South Africa is still not fully electrified - the gouvernement just had to push this target to 2025. At the same time, the country is among the "Top 10" with the worst Carbon footprints in the world. This case study analyses,...› more

Sarajevo roundtable agrees to intensify regional cooperation on integrated water resources management in South East Europe
News  |  28 Nov 2013

Water Management Roundtable // Sarajevo roundtable agrees to intensify regional cooperation on integrated water resources management in South East Europe

Closer regional cooperation of water, energy and environmental sectors on the sustainable use of waters; involvement of private sector in water infrastructure development; and introduction of a regional legal and coordination...› more

Call for Article Submissions on Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Services Nexus
News  |  28 Nov 2013

Research // Call for Article Submissions on Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Services Nexus

Elsevier Publishers is going to publish a special issue dedicated to the enabling management of the water-food-energy-ecosystems services nexus.› more

The Water-Food-Energy Nexus in the Mekong Region
News  |  26 Nov 2013

Slides // The Water-Food-Energy Nexus in the Mekong Region

Starting from he assumption that secisions should be based on facts, the four presenters analyse assumptions and results of decision making. All of which focus on the water-energy-food nexus in the Mekong region› more

Side Event Submissions Open until 30 December 2013
News  |  20 Nov 2013

Nexus 2014 Conference // Side Event Submissions Open until 30 December 2013

Proposals for side events, such as meetings, workshops, networking sessions, training courses or open forums, are now accepted online. The duration of each session will be 1 1/2 hours.› more

Food wastage footprint
News  |  19 Nov 2013

Video // Food wastage footprint

This video by the FAO, points out the amount of food wasted each year, the impact on the natural resources and what to do about it› more

The Urban Nexus in Asian Cities
News  |  19 Nov 2013

Integrated Resource Management // The Urban Nexus in Asian Cities

In the framework of the project up to ten selected cities in six Asian countries will be supported with a view to nexuscompliant integrated resource management.› more

thirsty energy: Making the Energy-Water Nexus work for us
News  |  18 Nov 2013

Water-Energy Nexus // thirsty energy: Making the Energy-Water Nexus work for us

This new global initiative is led jointly by the Water and Energy Units in the World Bank and will officially be launched at the World Future Energy Summit in January 2014. thirsty energy aims to support client countries in...› more

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