Nexus News // Archive 2019

Nexus Blog

Nexus Blog // Outcomes of the Nexus Bolivia Forum “Nexus on Course towards 2025”

This article summarizes the outcomes of the Nexus Bolivia Forum “Nexus on Course towards 2025”, which took place on October 1st 2019 in La Paz, Bolivia. It was organized by the GIZ Nexus Bolivia Programme, which closes by the end of this year after three years of implementation. Besides presenting the main outcomes, results and lessons learned of the programme, the forum promoted the continuation of the intersectoral work among various organizations in the Latin America region.

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Governance

Stockholm World Water Week 2019 // Session Summary: Any Role for River Basin Organizations in Managing Water Conflicts?

This article summarizes the main outcomes and discussion points of the World Water Week 2019 session “Any Role for RBOs in Managing Water Conflicts?” Panelists from different regions highlighted the importance of RBOs in fostering dialogue and negotiation in order to solve water conflicts in transboundary basins. It was highlighted, to take the issue of basin management to the energy and agriculture sectors and thus the water, food and energy nexus.

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Nexus Interviews

Nexus Interview // Dr. Mario Giampietro of the Autonomous University of Barcelona

In this interview, the Nexus Resource Platform speaks with Dr. Giampietro of the Autonomous University of Barcelona about his research on the resource Nexus, the associated challenges, and future plans.

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Governance

Publication // What-If: An Open-Source Decision Support Tool for Water Infrastructure Investment Planning within the Water–Energy–Food–Climate Nexus

By Raphaël Payet-Burin, Mikkel Kromann, Silvio Pereira-Cardenal, Kenneth Marc Strzepek and Peter Bauer-Gottwein. This paper presents a new open-source hydro-economic optimization model, incorporating in a holistic framework, representations of the water, agriculture, and power systems. The model represents the joint development of Nexus related infrastructure and policies and evaluates their economic impact, as well as the risks linked to uncertainties in future climate and socio-economic...

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SDGs

Publication // Review of transdisciplinary Approaches to Food-Water-Energy Nexus: A Guide towards Sustainable Development

By Maryam Ghodsvali, Sukanya Krishnamurthy, Bauke de Vries. This paper provides a systematic literature review to debate the current concepts and methods of the transdisciplinary research on the FWE nexus with the aim of developing a guide for socially inclusive sustainable development.

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Peace and conflict

Policy Brief // Water, Peace and Security Mali Policy brief August 2019 by Wetlands International

Water infrastructure must be ‘conflict-sensitive’ and coordinated between ministries representative of all stakeholders if future escalation of violence in Mali is to be avoided, according to a policy briefing from the Water, Peace and Security initiative, written by Wetlands International.

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Capacity Building

Atelier Nexus // Atelier sur l’Eau, la Paix et de la Sécurité, Bamako (Mali), du 2 au 4 Juillet 2019

Cet article présente les résultats de l'atelier sur l'eau, la paix et la sécurité, Bamako (Mali), 2-4 juillet 2019. L'atelier a été facilité par le projet GIZ FREXUS, dans le cadre de la collaboration formalisée avec le Partenariat pour l'Eau, la Paix et la Sécurité (WPS).

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News

Conferencia Nexo Bolivia // El Foro Nexo Rumbo al 2025 - Transmisión en vivo

Transmisión en vivo del "Foro Nexo Rumbo al 2025" en La Paz, Bolivia. El 1 de octubre de 2019, 09:00 - 18:30 la hora de Bolivia. El evento se centra en la cooperación intersectorial entre los sectores del agua, la energía, la agricultura y el desarrollo sostenible para cumplir con la Agenda Patriótica 2025 del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia, promoviendo el intercambio entre organizaciones nacionales e internacionales vinculadas al NEXO.

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Events

Conferencia Nexo Bolivia // El Foro Nexo Rumbo al 2025

El 1 de octubre de 2019 se celebra el "Foro Nexo Rumbo al 2025" en la Universidad Católica de Bolivia "San Pablo" en La Paz, Bolivia. El evento se centra en la cooperación intersectorial entre los sectores del agua, la energía, la agricultura y el desarrollo sostenible para cumplir con la Agenda Patriótica 2025 del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia, promoviendo el intercambio entre organizaciones nacionales e internacionales vinculadas al NEXO.

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Capacity Building

WEF Nexus Workshop // East African Regional Workshop on Water-Energy-Food security (WEF) Nexus

UNESCO in partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) gmbH, Strathmore University and the Kenya Climate Innovation Centre organized a two-day training (24/25 September 2019) for participants from the East African Community on the WEF Nexus approach in Nairobi, Kenya.

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