Nexus News // Archive 2019

Nexus Blog

Nexus Blog // The Internet of Things as a Key Enabler for Quantifying the Water, Energy and Food Nexus

By Harris Moysiadis. This article explores how the Internet of Things concept could facilitate the implementation of the water, energy and food nexus. The author introduces the H2020 project “Innovative eco-technologies for Resource Recovery from Waste-water” (INCOVER). It is argued that platforms and technologies offered by the Internet of Things could have a profound role in quantifying, visualising and sharing important data that would help state and non-state actors to plan, develop and...

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Jobs

Yale Postdoc Opportunity // Urban Food-Water-Energy Nexus

The Urbanization and Global Change Lab at Yale has an opening for a one-year postdoc to work on a multi-institutional project on Urban Food-Water-Energy Nexus (FWEN).

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Nexus Blog

Nexus Blog // Interdisciplinary Research Proves Essential when Working on Food-Energy-Water

By Kevin Sliman and Grace Lifsted. Penn State researchers from all disciplines are getting involved in the Food-Energy-Water (FEW) nexus. Considering the intricate nature of FEW, many researchers believe that an interdisciplinary approach is critical. This articles introduces interdisciplinary research projects and collaborations at Penn State University.

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Research

Water-Energy-Food Nexus Literature Review // A Review of Nexus Literature and ongoing Nexus Initiatives for Policymakers

This literature review provides an overview of key Nexus concepts and tools that can be applied in policy and practice. It aims to be a resource for professionals responsible for Nexus relevant decisions either in planning, financing or implementation. It aims to provide an overview of the literature covering the WEF Nexus topic, with a discussion on how the approach can be effectively implemented on the ground. The review also aims to summarise ongoing WEF Nexus initiatives and regional...

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Modelling and Assessment

Interdisciplinary Demand Modelling // Envisioning Surprises: How Social Sciences could help Models represent ‘Deep Uncertainty’ in Future Energy and Water Demand

By Maria Sharmina, Dana Abi Ghanem, Alison L. Browne, Sarah Marie Hall, Josephine Mylan, Saska Petrova, Ruth Wood. This paper explores how future energy and water demand is modelled, using the term modelling to encompass both quantitative and qualitative methods of envisioning future demand, and offers ideas on improving the modelling techniques, as a basis for supporting long-term strategic planning.

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Jobs

Call for Consultancy Services // Nexus Assessment Report related to modernizing and increasing the value and viability of agriculture in the North-West Sahara Aquifer System (NWSAS)

The Global Water Partnership Mediterranean is seeking to hire an external Consultant in the framework of the “Making Water Cooperation Happen in the Mediterranean Project”, for the activity: “Development & Draft selected sections of the ‘Nexus Assessment Report’ related to modernizing and increasing the value and viability of agriculture”.

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Jobs

Call for Consultancy Services // Nexus Assessment Report related to Groundwater Resource and Water Use in the North-Western Sahara Aquifer System (NWSAS)

The Global Water Partnership Mediterranean is seeking to hire an external Consultant in the framework of the “Making Water Cooperation Happen in the Mediterranean” for the activity: “Development and Draft selected sections of the “Nexus Assessment Report” related to slowing down depletion of the groundwater resource and rationalizing water use in the NWSAS basin”.

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