Nexus News // Archive 2014

Third Regional Workshop on Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities: the Urban Nexus: Day 3
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Presentations // Third Regional Workshop on Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities: the Urban Nexus: Day 3

Presentations: Third Regional Workshop on Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities: the Urban Nexus, 25 - 27 June 2014, Da Nang, Viet Nam

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"Nexus is about to become mainstream"
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Urban Nexus // "Nexus is about to become mainstream"

The third regional workshop on "Integrated Resource Management in Asian cities: the Urban Nexus" took place from 25-27 June, 2014 in Da Nang, Viet Nam organised by GIZ in cooperation with UN ESCAP and ICLEI SEAS. The workshop concentrated on innovative technologies with regard to waste water management creating the link to energy, irrigation water and fertilizer/night soil generation ("close the loop") as well as on alternative concepts of solid waste treatment (Maximum Yield Technology/MYT).

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Call for Papers: "Water for Regional Cooperation"
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Water Dialogue Forum // Call for Papers: "Water for Regional Cooperation"

IGAD has designed the Inland Water Resources Management Program, INWRMP, with the objective of harnessing its water resources in an integrated and coordinated manner so as to achieve food security, avoid potential or real water related conflicts and attain peace and sustainable development.The IGAD-INWRMP is going to have a Water Dialogue Forum on "Water for Regional Cooperation" on 3-5 Dec 2014, Nairobi, Kenya. Deadline for papers is 15 Aug 2014.

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Whose Nexus? Whose Security?
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Nexus and Security Thinking // Whose Nexus? Whose Security?

The STEPS centre is currently conducting a research project investigating the impact of the nexus on water security issues in South East Asia. It has just published a working paper on the water-energy-food nexus. Being the new "buzzword" in policy circles, the nexus can perhaps further the important work of an integrated approach in policy making. But, to reach its full potential, it is important to consider questions of social justice, the current framings of security that are inherent in the...

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"Rivers, climate change, desertification and water tables don't respect political boundaries"
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Nexus and Peace // "Rivers, climate change, desertification and water tables don't respect political boundaries"

Interview with Ciarán Ó Cuinn, director of the Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC), an international organisation working on solutions to fresh water scarcity in the Middle East.

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Presenation // Implementing the Nexus: Green Water & Sustainable Policy Options

By Caroline King-Okumu, Ecosystems and Human Development Association, held at the International Conference on Water-Food-Energy Nexus in Drylands: Bridging Science and Policy in Rabat, Morocco on 13 June 2014

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"Yes, we should build more large dams"
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Water-Energy Nexus and Hydropower // "Yes, we should build more large dams"

This opinion piece comments on the March 2014 paper "Should we build more large dams? The actual costs of hydropower megaproject development" by Atif Ansar and colleagues published in Energy Policy. By Jerson Kelman, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Former President of Brazilian Water Agency and Brazilian Electricity Agency.

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Water/Energy Nexus: what renewable options for small-holder irrigation?
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Water-Energy Research // Water/Energy Nexus: what renewable options for small-holder irrigation?

This question is answered by two new publications by SNV which analyse how biogas and renewable energy can be used by smallholder farmers for their irrigation needs.

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U.S. Department of Energy Releases Water-Energy Nexus Report
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Water-Energy Nexus // U.S. Department of Energy Releases Water-Energy Nexus Report

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released a new report that frames an integrated challenge and opportunity space around the water-energy nexus for DOE and its partners and lays the foundation for future efforts.

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Slides // A global View of Managing Water Ressources in Tunisia

By Jamel Chahed, ENIT Tunis, held at the International Conference on Water-Food-Energy Nexus in Drylands: Bridging Science and Policy in Rabat, Morocco on 12 June 2014

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