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Nexus News // Archive 2016

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Nexus Interviews  |  , News  |  21 Dec 2016

Interview // Felix Dodds on Five Years of Nexus

Felix Dodds is a Senior Fellow at the Global Research Institute and a Senior Affiliate at the Water Institute at the University of North Carolina and an Associate Fellow at the Tellus Institute. He was the co-director of the 2014...› more

Jobs  |  21 Dec 2016

Research Vacancy // PhD position on modeling and optimization of the water-energy nexus at household level

The PhD position offered is part of a larger research project Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research (SCCER) – Efficiency of Industrial Processes funded by the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation CTI. The project...› more

News  |  , Research  |  , MENA  |  21 Dec 2016

COP22 // From Desalination to Solar Energy Farming: The ‘Nexus’ in Action

By Jenny Seifert and Marion Davis. Morocco, the host of COP22, has ambitious climate mitigation goals, but also huge adaptation needs. Could it serve as a model for successful cross-sectoral approaches?› more

News  |  , LAC  |  21 Dec 2016

Amazonia // Applying the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Amazon

By Helen Bellfield and David Sabogal. Deforestation in the Amazon has a ripple effect through the region disrupting ecosystem services and undermining food, water and energy security. The Global Canopy Programme says coherency...› more

Policy Papers  |  , Resource  |  , Research  |  19 Dec 2016

Research // DTU International Energy Report 2016: The Energy-Water-Food Nexus 2016

A report by Technical University of Denmark. The International Energy Report 2016 analyses challenges and opportunities for wider introduction of the nexus concept from local to global scale in order to enhance the security and...› more

News  |  15 Dec 2016

COP22 // Report from the Side Event "Energy Access and Climate Change through Food-Water-Energy Nexus"

In a special side event at November’s COP22 meeting in Marrakesh, OFID hosted an expert debate on the complexities of reconciling the goals of energy, water and food security with the challenges of climate change and sustainable...› more

News  |  , MENA  |  13 Dec 2016

COP22 // Report from the side event "A nexus approach to integrated climate change adaptation and mitigation in Morocco and the wider MENA region"

By Holger Hoff, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research/Stockholm Environment Institute. The article provides a summary of a COP22 Side Event on the Nexus approach in Morocco and the MENA region. It took place on 10 Nov...› more

Jobs  |  , News  |  13 Dec 2016

Research Vacancy // Postdoc at "Stepping Up" for Developping Water, Energy & Food Nexus Models

The Abertay University (Scotland) now seeks to appoint a Research Fellow within the Maths and Computing Division in the School of Arts, Media and Computer Games. The successful candidate will participate in the EPSRC STEPPING UP...› more

News  |   8 Dec 2016

Report // Nexus2020: The most important research questions for business sustainability

Partnerships between businesses and researchers are fundamental to generating tangible steps towards sustainability, reveals the Nexus2020: The most important research questions for business sustainability report. Nexus2020 is...› more

News  |  , Nexus Blog  |   8 Dec 2016

Opinion // Beyond Marrakech: The resource nexus and eco-innovation

By Raimund Bleischwitz. The major changes that have occurred across the world call for a new approach to sustainability – one that is driven from the bottom up, rather than by governments.› more

News  |   8 Dec 2016

Drylands // Water, Energy and Food Security, key for achieving SDGs in Dryland Regions

A conference report by the UNESCO Office in Jakarta. With the generous support of the Malaysian and the Japanese governments, UNESCO and PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi organized the International Conference: Asia...› more

Jobs  |  , News  |   7 Dec 2016

Research Vacancy // PostDoc in Integrated Water-Energy-Food Nexus Modeling

At the Institute of Environmental Engineering at ETH Zurich. The team is searching for a candidate that will carry out research to develop an integrated model of the water-energy-food nexus starting from an existing physically...› more

Jobs  |  , News  |   5 Dec 2016

Vacancy // Advisor (f/m) NEXUS Water Energy Food (WEF) in Niger

A WEF nexus advisor is wanted for the GIZ programme "Support to the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) and the Water Policy Sector Programme, initiated a partnership with the Niger Basin Authority to implement the Nexus Regional...› more

News  |  29 Nov 2016

Call for Proposals // Food-Water-Energy Nexus Call

SUGI-FWE Nexus aims to develop more resilient, applied urban solutions that build on research and innovation efforts from across the globe, and which will benefit a much wider range of global markets. SUGI-FWE Nexus is supported...› more

News  |  , Research  |  28 Nov 2016

Brazil // Research Project and Competition "(Re) Connect the Nexus"

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP) funded research project aims to examine young people's (aged 10-24) understandings, experiences and participation...› more

News  |  28 Nov 2016

Reducing Water-Food Nexus Pressures

By Robert C. Brears. To reduce water-food nexus pressures water managers can implement demand management strategies to balance rising demand for limited, and often variable, supplies of good quality water, where demand management...› more

News  |  , Policy  |  22 Nov 2016

SDGs // Sustainable Development in the European Union — A Statistical Glance from the Viewpoint of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

This new publication builds on Eurostat’s long experience in monitoring the EU Sustainable Development Strategy. It provides a statistical glance at the current situation in the EU and its Member States, but now from the...› more

News  |  17 Nov 2016

IEA World Energy Outlook 2016 // A delicate balance between water demand and the low-carbon energy transition

Energy and water have always been closely intertwined. Water is essential for all phases of energy production, from fossil fuels to biofuels and power plants. Likewise, energy is critical to water supply, wastewater treatment and...› more

News  |  16 Nov 2016

Call for Papers // Special Issue of "Applied Energy" on Energy-Water-Food Nexus

This special issue of "Applied Energy" will provide a platform for presenting the latest research results on the E-W-F nexus issues and identifying gaps remain. The editors welcome theoretical, methodological and empirical...› more

News  |  , MENA  |  15 Nov 2016

WEF Nexus and Climate // World Bank Steps Up Climate Funding in Arab World

The World Bank Group announced today a new plan to ramp up support for countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to confront the multiple threats of climate change. Over the next four years, the MENA Climate...› more

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