"Understanding the Nexus"
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Background Paper // "Understanding the Nexus"

Background paper for the Bonn2011 Nexus Conference is now available

This paper for the Bonn2011 Nexus Conference presents initial evidence for how a nexus approach can enhance water, energy and food security in a green economy by increasing efficiency, reducing trade-offs, and building synergies across sectors. It also underpins the policy recommendations, which are detailed in a separate paper.

The development of "Understanding the Nexus" has been coordinated and led by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).

Other main contributors were:

-Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

-International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

-Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)

-TERI - The Energy and Resources Institute

-World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

-WWF

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about "Understanding the Nexus", please contact Holger Hoff, main author: {holger.hoff@sei-international.org}

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