Nexus News // Archive 2017

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Vacancy // PostDoc Researcher in Innovation, Networking and Learning in the Water Industry at Trinity College Dublin

Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin invites applications for a Researcher, part-funded under the ERDF INTERREG Ireland-Wales programme 2014-2020. In this multi-disciplinary research, the Business School is collaborating with the School of Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, and Bangor University Wales. The deadline has been extended to 15 Dec 2017.

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Call for Nominations // Steering Committee members for Knowledge-Action Network on Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Future Earth is seeking nominations for members to join the Steering Committee of this research collaboration. Terms will begin in February 2018, and the deadline for nominations is 20 January 2018.

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The Central Asia Nexus Dialogue Project // Fostering the Start of the Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus Dialogue and Multi-Sector Investment (EC-NEXUS) in Ashgabat

On 15 November 2017, the first consultation within the frame of the NEXUS project in Turkmenistan was held the day after the Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Executive Committee of International Fund for Saving Aral Sea (EC IFAS) and the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC).

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В Ашхабаде состоялся запуск проекта // «Центральноазиатский диалог по использованию возможностей многосекторального финансирования путе

15 ноября 2017 года, через день после подписания меморандума о сотрудничестве между Исполнительным Комитетом Международного Фонда Спасения Арала (ИК МФСА) и Региональным Экологическим Центром Центральной Азии (РЭЦЦА), прошла первая консультация в Туркменистане по проекту NEXUS.

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MENA // Game-changing water solutions for the Middle East and North Africa

By Claudia W. Sadoff and Anders Jagerskog. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has become a hotspot of unsustainable water use, with more than half of current water withdrawals in some countries exceeding the amount naturally available. This could have serious long-term consequences for the region’s growth and stability. Solutions for narrowing the gap between the supply of and demand for water are an urgent priority.

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*حلول المياه في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا

أصبحت الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا منطقة مُهددة بالاستخدام غير المستدام للمياه، حيث تجاوز أكثر من نصف عمليات سحب المياه الحالية في بعض البلدان الكمية المتاحة طبيعيا. وعلى المدى البعيد، قد يكون لذلك عواقب وخيمة على نمو المنطقة واستقرارها. ولذلك فإن التوصل لحلول لتضييق الفجوة بين العرض والطلب على المياه هو من الأولويات العاجلة.

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Vacancy // Research Associate: WANDEL project at United Nations University, Bonn

The WANDEL project explores whether limitations in the availability of water resources in sufficient quantity or quality might accelerate or delay the global energy system transition (Energiewende). Funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), this multi-stakeholder collaborative project focuses on the interlinkages between hydropower, coal, solar power, and biomass-based energy production and global water resources.

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Round Table // Best Practices for the Use of Water, Land and Energy Resources in the Republic of Kazakhstan

Astana hosted this round table with the objective to provide an overview of best practices in the region and introduce an interactive map currently being developed. The meeting also included a discussion on existing practices that contribute to a comprehensive solution of issues related to water, food and energy nexus in the Republic of Kazakhstan and other countries.

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Круглый стол по «лучшим практикам использования водных, земельных и энергетических ресурсов, а также охраны окружающей среды (ООС) в Респу

Астана прошел Круглый стол по «лучшим практикам использования водных, земельных и энергетических ресурсов, а также охраны окружающей среды (ООС) в Республике Казахстан» целью которого стала демонстрация обзора и интерактивной карты по лучшим практикам.

На встрече также прошла дискуссия по существующим практикам, которые способствуют комплексному решению вопросов водного, продовольственного и энергетического обеспечения в Республике Казахстан и других странах мира. Описание данных практики...

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Central Asia // Executive Committee of IFAS and CAREC signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Nexus Cooperation

A solemn ceremony to mark the signing of a Memorandum between the Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (EC IFAS) and CAREC was held on November 13, 2017, in Ashgabat. The document was signed by Guizgeldi Baidzhanov, Chairman of the Executive Committee of IFAS, and Iskandar Abdullaev, Executive Director of CAREC.

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