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وزارة الخارجية والتعاون الدولي // دولة الإمارات تشارك في اجتماع المجلس الوزاري العربي للمياه بالكويت

ترأس سعادة الدكتور مطر حامد النيادي وكيل وزارة الطاقة والصناعة وفد الدولة المشارك في اجتماع الدورة العاشرة للمجلس الوزاري العربي للمياه بدولة الكويت الشقيقة. وتم خلال الاجتماع مناقشه الخطة التنفيذية لاستراتيجية الأمن المائي في المنطقة العربية لمواجهة التحديات والمتطلبات المستقبلية للتنمية المستدامة واستعراض جهود الدول العربية بشأن استدامة موارد المياه وحمايتها من الاستغلال المفرط والتلوث. كما تم التركيز على أهمية الترابط بين المياه والطاقة والغذاء وضرورة تحقيق التوازن بينها.

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UAE Ministry of Energy & Industry // UAE takes part in meeting of Arab Ministerial Water Council in Kuwait

Dr. Matar Hamed Al Neyadi, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Energy, presided over the participating UAE delegation at the 10th session of the Arab Ministerial Water Council in Kuwait. They drew attention to the importance of the interrelationship between water, energy and food and the need to achieve balance among them.

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أخبار الخليج // زباري يناقش «الترابط بين المياه والطاقة والغذاء في المنطقة العربية» في المؤتمر العربي للمياه بالكويت

By: Akhbar Al Khaleej. Professor Waleed Zubari, Coordinator of the Water Resources Management Program at the Arabian Gulf University in Bahrain discusses the "Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Arab Region" at the Arab Conference on Water in Kuwait.

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النهار // بالصور: "بيريتيك" تسعى لتطوير الابتكار في الغذاء والمياه والطاقة

By: An-Nahar. In Pictures: Berytech Seeks to Develop Innovation in Food, Water and Energy. Berytech organised a series of activities related to the EU-funded project Horizon2020, affiliated to the 5TOI_4EWAS program to promote innovation and research in regards to the nexus between water, energy and food in the region.

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Devex // Opinion: How to Keep Africa’s Boom in Solar-Powered Irrigation From Going Bust

By: Miriam Otoo and Petra Schmitter. Solar-powered irrigation pumps are without a doubt one of Africa’s most promising solutions to climate change impacts and chronic hunger. As efforts to bring electricity to rural areas continue to stall and rainfall remains sporadic across much of the continent, the option of these pumps to give water to parched fields and to bolster food production is gaining momentum.

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IOGP // Water Energy Nexus (Water Energy What?)

By: Olaf Martins, IOGP’s global engagement manager. Only a balanced energy future can meet the world’s growing energy needs. Today the global energy sector is responsible for 10% of global water withdrawals — mainly for cooling processes in power production. Water actually consumed (i.e withdrawn but not returned to a source) is about one eighth of this.

 

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Medium // Embracing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

By: Cameron Brown. As we race toward the middle of the century, and the global population grows to around 9 billion, there will continue to be growing demand for our three lifelines: water, energy, and food.

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Science Trends // Large-Scale Farmland Investments And The Land-Water-Energy-Food Nexus

By: Giuseppina Siciliano. In response to energy policies and resource scarcity, many countries have become interested in finalizing farmland commercial agreements mainly with developing countries in the global South, especially in Asia, Africa, and South America. This phenomenon of foreign large-scale land acquisitions, also labeled as “land grabbing” is increasing worldwide.

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Raconteur // Life-and-death struggle for energy efficiency

By: Jim Mcclelland. In the tangled relationship with water resources and food production, energy efficiency is saving livelihoods and lives. If we really are what we eat, then we are mostly water and energy – and we are running dangerously low on both.

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The Food-Water-Energy Nexus // Using Gravity Drainage to Intensify Production Systems in the Coastal Zone of Bangladesh

By: Manoranjan Mondal and Sudhir Yadav. Sustained economic growth, the quality of life, and the social stability of a rapidly growing Bangladesh depend largely on food security. Chronic or even sporadic food shortages could derail Bangladesh’s impressive economic growth of the last few decades. Although Bangladesh as a whole is currently self-sufficient in rice production, the country faces immense challenges to sustaining its self-sufficiency status.

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