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Job Vacancy // Senior Policy Officer for Water, Food and Energy Nexus in the Gulf region at the Netherlands Embassy in Abu Dhabi

The Netherlands Embassy in Abu Dhabi is looking for a Senior Policy Officer that can work energetically to achieve regional cooperation on the water, food and energy nexus. The full-time position (35 hours/ week) will be available for 36 months (3 years). Deadline for applications is 28 June 2018.

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Consultancy in Holistic River Management // "Development and Implementation Support to the India-EU Water Partnership (IEWP)" and "Support to Ganga Rejuvenation (SGR)"

The Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit is seeking the services of a team of consultants to support the EU and the IEWP/GIZ Project management unit to address and tackle the implementation activities related to the Action plan and 9 priority areas, the development and contribution to sustainable river basin management in India based on EU expertise and an improved India-EU policy dialogue.

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Job Vacancies // Two Nexus Scientific Project Officers at the European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre

The two vacancies are in the WEFE-SENEGAL project and the WEFE-NEXUS project of JRC. As the science and knowledge service of the Commission, the mission of DG Joint Research Centre is to support EU policies with independent evidence throughout the whole policy cycle.

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Job Vacancy // Research Analyst II (Food, Forests and Water Program) at WRI

WRI seeks a full-time, limited-term Research Analyst II to join WRI's Food, Forests, and Water Program. This position will support, coordinate, and contribute to high-quality research products, stakeholder outreach, and development efforts across a range of topics, teams, and geographies, supporting overall objectives of advancing transformative solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation, sustaining forests for future generations, and ensuring a water-secure future.

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Consultancy // Lead Author for SADC WEF Nexus Operational Framework

The main objective of the assignment will be to write the SADC Regional WEF Nexus Operational Framework through consolidating contributions from other writers of specific sections. Individual consultants meeting the requirements specified in the Terms of Reference are invited to submit their CV’s no later than 10th May 2018.

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Opportunity // Research Assistant for the Nexus Network

University of Sussex / Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to contribute to the work of the Network Nexus team, synthesising existing outputs of the Nexus Network; organising and evaluating a workshop in May 2018 and working with colleagues to prepare and edit key documents on the Nexus Network.

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PhD Opportunity // Modelling and Optimisation of Spatio-temporal Patterns of flows in the Urban Food-Water-Energy Nexus

Developing sustainable future cities depends on the opportunities to optimally integrate and mobilize food, water and energy resources in a synergistic way to reduce water, carbon, and ecological footprints, and increase the community resilience against challenges exacerbated by climate change, population growth, and resources depletion. This project aims to generate actionable information by analysing the distributed production and storage of materials and energy flows into, out of, and within...

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PhD Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative // Food-Water-Energy Nexus

The PhD researcher will be part of the CRUNCH project. CRUNCH is a multi-disciplinary project with an international consortium of 19 project partners lead by University of Portsmouth with the aim to work in 6 cities, addressing all three sectors of food, water and energy through the integrative FWE-Nexus approach. Using ULL scenarios developed through CRUNCH for the participating cities, a context specific FWE-Nexus framework will be developed and visualised.

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WEF-Nexus Graduate Research Assistantship // University of California Merced

The Mountain Hydrology Research Group at the University of California Merced seeks applications for a highly qualified applicant who is committed to pursuing a PhD degree in Environmental Systems on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus.

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Water-Energy Nexus // Internship on Desalination at UNU-INWEH

As intern at UNU-INWEH, you will collect and synthesize data on the status of desalinated water across countries and regions, search of literature for the economics of desalination, policy and institutional aspects, and environmental trade‐offs, among others, and prepare a draft of the state‐of‐the‐art review and policy brief on the status of desalinated water.

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