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Nexus in the Media // Archive 2012

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Nexus thinking: Because water, food and energy belong together
Media  |  12 Sep 2012

Green Sustainable Futures // Nexus thinking: Because water, food and energy belong together

Why is it so important to look at sustainability issues related to water, food, and energy together, rather than treating each of them a potential problem on their own? Brewing conglomerate SABMiller (selling brands Grolsch,...› more

Why Water Scarcity Means Food Scarcity
Media  |  12 Sep 2012

TriplePundit // Why Water Scarcity Means Food Scarcity

The Chinese middle class is already larger than the entire population of the United States. Africa is not too far behind with a third of its population — nearly 350 million people — having now joined its social middle ranks. This...› more

Abu Dhabi to observe sustainability week from January 13 to 17
Media  |  12 Sep 2012

Khaleej Times // Abu Dhabi to observe sustainability week from January 13 to 17

Masdar, for the first time, will be discussing energy, water and hunger issues under one umbrella during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) from January 13 to 17, it said on Tuesday. Earlier this year, during the Rio +20...› more

The Energy-Water-Food Nexus: The Emerging Challenge to Sustainable Prosperity
Media  |  10 Sep 2012

Forbes // The Energy-Water-Food Nexus: The Emerging Challenge to Sustainable Prosperity

Today at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, I had the good fortune of chairing a most interesting workshop on addressing resource scarcity. It was organised by Shell. Over the coming two decades, the growth of population and...› more

A Story of Water, Power and Politics in Three Indian States
Media  |  10 Sep 2012

CGIAR Water and Food Blog // A Story of Water, Power and Politics in Three Indian States

Many of this year's Stockholm World Water Week water and food security discussions centered on a new concept: the water-food-energy (WFE) nexus.

A new term is rapidly increasing in prominence in the world of agricultural water...› more

No food without water
Media  |  10 Sep 2012

The Financial // No food without water

Agriculture consumes the most water worldwide: the theme of this year's World Water Week in Stockholm was "Water and Food Security". Discussions centered on the question of how agricultural production can be increased by 40 to 50...› more

Media  |   6 Sep 2012

SIWI // Water research thrives as new report highlights spiralling growth year on year

Research into water is growing faster than the average 4 per cent annual growth rate for all research disciplines, claims a new report presented by Elsevier and SIWI during the 2012 World Water Week in Stockholm. The report,...› more

Beyond buzzwords: Turning nexus thinking into nexus action
Media  |   6 Sep 2012

2degrees // Beyond buzzwords: Turning nexus thinking into nexus action

By Stuart Orr, Freshwater Manager, WWF International, and David Grant, Senior Manager: Water Risk and Partnerships, SABMiller› more

The Water Nexus, Partnerships, Tools and Data
Media  |   6 Sep 2012

The Guardian // The Water Nexus, Partnerships, Tools and Data

For progressive action on mitigating water risks to become the norm, creating a strong foundation of understanding is crucial, says David Grant› more

Nestle, SABMiller See World Water Week as Far From a Washout
Media  |   5 Sep 2012

brandchannel // Nestle, SABMiller See World Water Week as Far From a Washout

"If something isn't given a value, people tend to waste it. Water is our most useful resource, but those using it often don't even cover the costs of its infrastructure," said Nestlé CEO Paul Bulcke, speaking in Stockholm for...› more

Promoting Sustainable Agriculture at World Water Week
Media  |   5 Sep 2012

PepsiCo Blog // Promoting Sustainable Agriculture at World Water Week

This week, businesses, governments and NGOs came together for the annual World Water Week conference in Stockholm. PepsiCo hosted three events, and participated in several others, focused on the nexus between water and...› more

Johan Kuylenstierna on "making the connections"
Media  |   5 Sep 2012

SEI // Johan Kuylenstierna on "making the connections"

As World Water Week 2012 begins, we talk with SEI's executive director about the key themes and how SEI is addressing them. Johan L. Kuylenstierna is moderating and participating in several events at World Water Week. In this...› more

Why partnering with NGOs for water stewardship makes business sense
Media  |   3 Sep 2012

The Guardian // Why partnering with NGOs for water stewardship makes business sense

The global water crisis makes collaboration between business, NGOs and civil society essential for securing a sustainable, long term future for all. In Stockholm, 2,500 delegates have gathered for World Water Week to discuss the...› more

Is nexus thinking finally taking off?
Media  |  31 Aug 2012

The Guardian // Is nexus thinking finally taking off?

The increasingly joined up thinking towards tackling water, energy and food challenges is apparent but more is needed to build advocacy among civil society, writes Rebecca Tharme› more

World Water Week blog: why we just can't get enough water
Media  |  31 Aug 2012

The Guardian // World Water Week blog: why we just can't get enough water

"Water plays a key part in energy and food production but as this precious resource becomes scarce, smarter decisions must be made," says Dave Tickner› more

Farmer-Led Irrigation Schemes Could Transform Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia
Media  |  30 Aug 2012

Ecology // Farmer-Led Irrigation Schemes Could Transform Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia

Amid dire warnings, there are rays of hope emanating from around the world. People, not governments, who through ingenuity and hands on experience are creating productive farmland from arid land, fuel this hope. A report by Malik...› more

Interview: Jennie Barron (SEI) on Irrigation in Smallholder Farms
Media  |  30 Aug 2012

SEI // Interview: Jennie Barron (SEI) on Irrigation in Smallholder Farms

In farming, irrigation is a game-changer: it ensures a steady water supply for crops even when there is no rain, improving yields and reducing losses. A major project that SEI is part of, AgWater Solutions, aims to help...› more

Vegetarian Diet Needed To Prevent Global Food And Water Crisis, Report Says
Media  |  29 Aug 2012

Huffington Post // Vegetarian Diet Needed To Prevent Global Food And Water Crisis, Report Says

A new report warns that unless the world's population adopts a vegetarian diet over the next 40 years, we may face a global food shortage crisis nothing short of a catastrophe. The warning comes as U.S. meat consumption declines...› more

Water for wealth and food security
Media  |  29 Aug 2012

Crawford Fund // Water for wealth and food security

The International Water Management Institute, headed by Australian Dr Colin Chartes, was awarded the Stockholm Water Prize at last year's Stockholm World Water Week. For this year's event, being held from 26 August, IWMI have...› more

Stockholm and the Nexus
Media  |  29 Aug 2012

Circle of Blue // Stockholm and the Nexus

A summary of the Stockholm Water Week's discussions on the NEXUS on 28 August 2012.› more

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