Nexus News // Archive 2014

Gearing up for the future
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Gearing up for the future

This article explains Shell's motivation to host the stress-nexus forum: Global population growth will put increasing stress on vital natural resources such as water, energy, and food. Only a spohisticated collaborative approach of governments, companies, scientists and civil societies will help securing water, food and energy safety. This forum was set up to foster the dialogue of these groups

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"Towards productive landscapes" - Increasing Food and Water Security
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Call for Articles // "Towards productive landscapes" - Increasing Food and Water Security

How can landscape approaches make a difference? Can they lead — as is being assumed - to fair deals between stakeholders, to resilient and biologically diverse landscapes, to local economic development, and to increasing food and water security? And where do forests, agroforestry and trees fit into this picture?

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First compilation of world’s small hydropower data launched
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Hydropower // First compilation of world's small hydropower data launched

A new web-based knowledge sharing portal on small hydropower that features best practices from different regions of the world has been launched by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Centre on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP). It contains 20 regional overviews and 149 country-level reports.

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When worlds collide: the food, energy and water nexus
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Felix Dodds // When worlds collide: the food, energy and water nexus

"We will not solve the food security challenge unless we solve the water and energy challenges," says Felix Dodds. "This may be the puzzle to end all puzzles. But there's a plan. - by Jon Turney

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Large-scale Aquaponics Project - Optimized Food and Water Management
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Research and Technology // Large-scale Aquaponics Project - Optimized Food and Water Management

This project which is funded by the European Union aims to bring emission-free plant and fish breeding from research to market.

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NEXUS Event Calendar online
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Service // NEXUS Event Calendar online

The NEXUS Platform now offers an online calendar tool that you can integrate into your Outlook or other online calender. Be always up to date on the NEXUS!

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Call for Papers for "Preserving the Flow of Life" Conference, preparing the World Water Forum in Daegu
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Conference Lyon // Call for Papers for "Preserving the Flow of Life" Conference, preparing the World Water Forum in Daegu

The event will focus on the water-energy nexus, especially the integration of planning and strategies.

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Amazonia Security Agenda: Strengthening the water, energy, food and health security nexus in the region and beyond

 

UN-Water invites to media workshop during World Water Day
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Media Workshop // UN-Water invites to media workshop during World Water Day

Up to 20 selected journalists from developing countries across Asia will be sponsored by UN-Water to participate in a workshop which will include training and editorial sessions, meetings/interviews with experts and participation in the official UN celebration of World Water Day 2014. Application is now open, deadline for application is 10 Feb 2014.

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2014 Emerging Scholars Award and Water-Enregy-Food Nexus Workshop
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Research & Workshop // 2014 Emerging Scholars Award and Water-Enregy-Food Nexus Workshop

In 2014, the Award will be linked to a workshop at the University of Oxford: "Water, Food and Energy: Understanding and Managing the Risks and Trade-offs" that will take place in June 2014. The author of the winning entry to the Award will be invited to participate in this exclusive 4 1/2 day intellectual retreat attended by 35 leading researchers and water practitioners. Applications open on January 22nd 2014 and close on April 22nd 2014.

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