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Nexus News // Archive 2015

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News  |  22 May 2017

India // Grappling with inequality in food, energy and water research

By Paty Romero Lankao. As the world’s cities, from Mumbai to Nairobi, grow at explosive rates, governments are struggling to provide residents with necessities, ensuring that those living in informal settlements, where sewage...› more

News  |  , Dresden Nexus Conference DNC2017  |  , DNC2017 News  |  22 May 2017

DNC 2017 // It Comes Down to the People

Over 400 participants and a hundred more tuning in remotely from over 50 countries discussed how the sustainable use of environmental resources can be more successful by using linked approaches at the Dresden Nexus Conference...› more

News  |  16 May 2017

Call for Papers // Virtual Special Issue on “Food-Energy-Water Nexus”

This special issue of "Resources, Conservation and Recycling", ed. by Ming Xu, will provide an opportunity for knowledge exchange to advance our understanding of current state of FEW systems and emerging methodological techniques...› more

News  |  15 May 2017

Tender // APEC Water-Energy Nexus Expert Workshop

The Secretariat of the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has published a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a workshop on the water-energy-food nexus. The Expert Workshop will build on information generated and lessons...› more

News  |  , DNC2017 News  |  11 May 2017

Upcoming // Dresden Nexus Conference 2017: Over 400 International Experts Discuss the Sustainable Management of Environmental Resources

From 17 to 19 May, the United Nations University (UNU-FLORES), the Technische Universität Dresden and the Leibniz Institute for Ecological Urban and Regional Development will be hosting the Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC2017) in...› more

News  |   5 May 2017

Call for Papers // Special Issue of "water": "Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Greater Mekong Subregion of Southeast Asia"

The special issue themes may include but not necessarily limited to the following: Theories and innovations in WEF Nexus; human interventions to hydrological processes and consequences in the GMS; land use and land cover changes...› more

Jobs  |  , News  |   4 May 2017

Vacancy // Gender, Youth and Inclusion Coordinator at CGIAR WLE

WLE is seeking an outstanding social scientist, with very strong development impact credentials, in the field of gender, youth and inclusion to take this work stream forwards. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the...› more

Jobs  |  , News  |  27 Apr 2017

Vacancy // Water and Energy Policy Advisor at Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Dushanbe, Tajikistan

OSCE Tajikistan is looking for an experienced water-energy advisor to coordinate its programmatic activities in the areas of water management and energy security under the direct supervision of the Head, Economic and...› more

News  |  26 Apr 2017

Technology // India’s food-water-energy nexus: disaster or opportunity?

By Raghu Martuggude. Overuse of water for irrigation is taking India towards disaster, but new technologies provide opportunities to reverse the trend. To escape the disaster being caused by the water-food-energy nexus, India...› more

Scholarships  |  , News  |  25 Apr 2017

PostDoc // Postdoctoral Researcher on integrated water-food-energy systems modelling at UNESCO IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

This work is directly related to the ongoing EC Horizon2020 project SIM4NEXUS. SIM4NEXUS is a 4-year project (June 2016-June 2020) that aims to robustly and quantitatively explore the water-energy-food-land use-climate nexus at a...› more

News  |  24 Apr 2017

Call for Papers // Exploring the links between water, food, energy, and mountain ecosystems

The connections between food, water, and energy constitute a complex system that interacts with mountain ecosystems and factors of change. Mountain Research and Development is looking for papers that assess experiences of...› more

News  |   7 Apr 2017

Stakeholder Meeting // First Nexus Dialogues Executive Committee meeting

By Maarit Thiem, giz. The first Nexus Dialogues Executive Committee meeting took place in Bonn from 29 to 30 March 2107. The participants stated a high demand for interregional exchange on the WEF Nexus. › more

News  |  31 Mar 2017

Nexus Impact // Launch of Global Impact Cluster for Energy, Resources, Food and Water

A new Global Impact Cluster for Energy, Resources, Food and Water (GIC ERFW) aimed at accelerating innovation has been launched at the University of Newcastle (UON), Australia. The GIC ERFW will leverage UON’s well-established...› more

News  |  23 Mar 2017

Waste Water // How recycled water could revolutionise sustainable development

By Tamara Avellán. By 2025, absolute water scarcity will be a daily reality for an estimated 1.8 billion people. In a world where vital resources are increasingly scarce, nations cannot afford to flush them down the drain. But...› more

News  |  21 Mar 2017

Video Competition // Food-Water-Energy videos by young people

The (Re)Connect the Nexus research team are pleased to announce that online voting has opened for the Food-Water-Energy Challenge video competition. The video competition was open to children and young people (under 25), anywhere...› more

Scholarships  |  , News  |  , MENA  |  15 Mar 2017

GESR 3rd Incubation Cycle // Startup-grants for Water, Energy, Food

The GESR 3rd Incubation Cycle will support the go-to-market journeys of 8 startups having a promising technology, functional prototype, viable business model, social impact, and are in the fields of water, health, energy, food...› more

News  |  , Event  |  14 Mar 2017

Arab Water Week // Workshop "SDGs within the Water Sector" by UN-Habitat, UNU-Flores, ACWUA

Monitoring Methodologies for Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Effectiveness, Pilot Testing & Validation Workshop for SDG Target 6.3› more

News  |  , Event  |  14 Mar 2017

International Conference // Arab Water Week 2017, Jordan

The Arab Water Week is a high-profile international and regional event promoted to attract decision makers and water management practitioners and professional organizations internationally and in the MENA region. It was firstly...› more

Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Arab Countries
News  |  , MENA  |   8 Mar 2017

MENA // Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Arab Countries

By Waleed Khalil Zubari. Addressing water scarcity, both natural and human-induced, in the Arab region is considered one of the major and most critical challenges facing the Arab countries. This challenge is expected to grow with...› more

News  |  , MENA  |   7 Mar 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // Solar Energy in Oman

By Asima Kaleem. Solar energy is a vital and strategic solution for the provision of electric power in the Sultanate of Oman. Given the vast unused land and available solar energy resources, Oman has an excellent potential for...› more

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