Daniel Bena: "...by addressing water, energy and food security together, the impact is much more synergistic"
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Interview // Daniel Bena: "...by addressing water, energy and food security together, the impact is much more synergistic"

Interview with Daniel Bena, director of Sustainable Development at PepsiCo

In the below video-interview, Mr. Bena states the critical significance of water as a linking element within the water, energy and food security nexus. Concerning the Indian agriculture he gives an example on how the overuse of water resources can cause significant increase of energy usage. In addition to that, Mr. Bena points out that on a global level, multinational entities such as PepsiCo have an important influence on the nexus. Finally Mr. Bena states that by developing nexus solutions existing approaches from real life should be taken into account.

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//The video-interview was produced on the second meeting of the International Steering Committee (ISC) from 30 to 31 of March in Bonn.

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Nexus Principles // The Water, Energy and Food securiy Nexus Principles

The Water-Energy-Food security Nexus Principles guide towards the application, implementation and operationalisation of the Water-Energy-Food security Nexus (WEF Nexus) approach in different contexts. The Principles were developed by practicioners based on their experience and grounded in research.

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Research

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Governance

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