Nexus News // Archive 2013

thirsty energy: Making the Energy-Water Nexus work for us
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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 addressing the challenges in energy and water resources development, avoid unsustainable scenarios and break disciplinary silos that prevent cross-sectoral planning.

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Funding for Studies on "Challenges of Water Governance in the Arab Region"
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Research Scholarship // Funding for Studies on "Challenges of Water Governance in the Arab Region"

Humboldt University Berlin/Germany calls for applications for joining a Master or PhD/Postdoc programme on water governance in the MENA region. One of the potential research topics is management of the water-land use-agriculture nexus.

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Agriwaterpedia awards prices of 5,000 Euro for articles on the Nexus and related topics
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Competition // Agriwaterpedia awards prices of 5,000 Euro for articles on the Nexus and related topics

agriwaterpedia.info invites the global water and agriculture community to share their knowledge on the most crucial resource of the future: water for food, water for life. For this purpose agriwaterpedia.info has decided to launch an open competition to increase the leverage of knowledge in this area and to invite self-selected contributions to expand the existing knowledge platform. Submission deadline is 31 Dec 2013.

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Report // A 21st Century Marshall Plan for Energy, Water and Agriculture in Developing Countries

 

This report is the second in a series of three and was first published in April 2007.

 

Technical University Munich (TUM) receives 1 million Euro for Water-Food-Energy "NeXus" Project
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NEXUS Grant // Technical University Munich (TUM) receives 1 million Euro for Water-Food-Energy "NeXus" Project

Technische Universität München (TUM) has been successful in receiving €250,000 per year from the DAAD for the next four to five years.

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Stepping outside the "water box" to engage on Nexus issues
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Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions // Stepping outside the "water box" to engage on Nexus issues

Nexus insights from the IWA Development Congress in Nairobi, Kenya

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Confirmed Speakers announced
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Nexus Conference 2014 // Confirmed Speakers announced

Felix Dodds has posted a first list of confirmed speakers for the forthcoming Nexus Conference in March 2014 in Chapel Hill.

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Blue Economy Initiative
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Water and Economy // Blue Economy Initiative

The Blue Economy Initiative is a project founded by the Royal Bank of Canada, the Canadian Water Network, and the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation. They have come together to ensure Canada becomes a global leader in water use and sustainability

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Xyntéo and Shell collaborate on water-energy-food stress nexus
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New Cooperation // Xyntéo and Shell collaborate on water-energy-food stress nexus

Royal Dutch Shell and Xyntéo have begun work on a new project that aims to uncover leadership behaviours that make cross-sector collaborations work — specifically those addressing challenges in the water-energy-food stress nexus.

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The Nexus Dialogue
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Call to Action // The Nexus Dialogue

The Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions is a call to action to those leading transformations in water infrastructure planning, financing and operation.

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