Nexus News // Archive 2013

The Republic of Mauritius
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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 on the options of reaching food and energy sufficiency on Mauritius by changes in the agricultural sector.

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The Republic of South Africa
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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, whether Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and woody bio mass help both generating more energy and reducing the countries Carbon emissions

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The Indian state of Punjab
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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 increase local sustainability

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

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Sarajevo roundtable agrees to intensify regional cooperation on integrated water resources management in South East Europe
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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 instrument to ensure achievement of these goals, are key issues South East Europe (SEE) needs to address in water resources management and hydropower production until 2020.

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The Water-Food-Energy Nexus in the Mekong Region
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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

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Side Event Submissions Open until 30 December 2013
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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.

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The Urban Nexus in Asian Cities
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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.

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Food wastage footprint
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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

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