Nexus News // Archive 2017

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Центральная Азия // Исполком МФСА и РЭЦЦА подписали меморандум о сотрудничестве

Торжественная церемония по случаю подписания меморандума о сотрудничестве между Исполнительным комитетом Международного фонда по спасению Арала (Исполком МФСА) и РЭЦЦА состоялась 13 ноября 2017 года в Ашхабаде. Документ подписали г-н Гуйзгельди Байджанов, председатель Исполкома МФСА, и д-р Искандар Абдуллаев, исполнительный директор РЭЦЦА.

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MENA Region // Managing Water-Energy Nexus For Better Tomorrow

By Shahid Hasan. The world’s 7 billion people are dependent on just 3% (called freshwater) of the total volume of water on earth. The MENA region is home to 6.3 percent of world’s population but has access to measly 1.4 percent of the world’s renewable fresh water. Due to burgeoning population and rapid economic growth, the per capita water availability is expected to reduce to alarming proportions in the coming decades. The demand for water is expected to increase significantly in future, which...

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RCUK Innovation Research Fellowship // Evaluation Framework for the Ex-post Evaluation of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in Food-Energy-Water-Environment Nexus Infrastructure Domains

The University of Surrey has been awarded a three year RCUK Innovation Fellowship by ESRC. The Fellow to be appointed will develop, test, and apply an evaluation framework for the ex-post evaluation of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in food-energy-water-environment Nexus infrastructure domains. This will include specific projects with industry partners Anglian Water and the South Lincolnshire Water Partnership (SLWP). The Fellowship is associated with the Centre for the Evaluation of...

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Call for Case Studies // African Regional Process of the World Water Forum 8

Five distinct processes are underway through which the scope, focus and content of regular and special events of the 8th World Water Forum, taking place in March 2018 in Brasilia, will be defined. The Africa Regional Process is now calling for submission of case studies. On of the fields of interest is the Nexus approach.

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PhD // Hydrological Modeling at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Germany

PIK are looking for a highly motivated PhD student to conduct their research in the field of hydrological modelling for climate impact assessment and the food-water-energy nexus with the aim of generating results relevant to end-users in project target countries (India, Peru, Tanzania).

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Education // "HydroViz Nexus Platform" is a New Online Tool Teaches Students About the Energy-Water Nexus

By Emad Habib, Hisham Eldardiry, and Vincent C. Tidwell. Students use real data sets to explore how population changes, power generation, and water-saving strategies affect surface and groundwater use.

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Dialogue Nexus eau-énergie-sécurité alimentaire // Premier atelier régional de dialogue Nexus dans le bassin du Nigern

Par Luca Ferrini. Le premier atelier régional de dialogue Nexus eau-énergie-sécurité alimentaire dans le bassin du Niger a eu lieu à Niamey le 18 et 19 Octobre 2017. L’Atelier a été l’occasion pour lancer le dialogue régional NEXUS avec les structures focales de l’ABN et de la société civile, et mener une consultation sur les défis intersectoriels eau-énergie-agriculture-environnement existants à présent dans les neuf pays du bassin.

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Job Vacancy // Secretary of the Dresden Nexus Conference at UNU-FLORES

The Dresden Nexus Conference is a platform developed to advance the sustainable development agenda by bringing actors together who apply a Nexus Approach to resource management. Side by side, researchers and implementers (policymakers and decision-makers) from universities, national and international organisations, UN entities, ministries, and governmental agencies, as well as individual researchers and stakeholders from the private sector and civil society discuss current research and...

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Call for Submissions // The Water-Energy Nexus Journal

Water-Energy Nexus is an ​interdisciplinary​ ​journal that ​covers research ​on energy ​efficiency in ​water and ​wastewater ​treatment and ​distribution, ​energy for ​water ​transmission/ ​treatment/ ​distribution ​and wastewater ​collection/ ​treatment/ ​disposal, water ​for energy ​extraction/ ​production, and ​any related ​topics.

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Nexus Dialogues Workshop // The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Niger Basin

By Luca Ferrini. Increasing demand for water, energy and soil resources, and competing uses in the context of climate variability, population growth and a complex web of governance levels constitute a major challenge for a balanced resource planning in the Niger river basin. This was discussed at the first regional Nexus water-energy-food security dialogue workshop in the Niger Basin that took place in Niamey on 18 and 19 October 2017.

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