More than 40 experts from Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan, Sudan and Yemen convened on the 8th and 9th December in Cairo for the regional dialogue “Solar Powered Irrigation Systems in the Arab Region: Benefits, Risks and Policy Options”, organized by the Nexus Regional Dialogue (NRD)- MENA, FAO, the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) and the League of Arab States (LAS).// more
The event revealed how the WEF Nexus approach sheds light on the challenges and opportunities for a sustainable usage of SPIS and how it can help to mitigate the risks of overexploitation of water resources. Four panelists shared their experiences and lessons learned from SPIS implementation in Tunisia and Chile and presented the GIZ SPIS Toolbox to 30 participants from various countries and organizations in the region.// more
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH organised in cooperation with the EU International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) a training on the WEF nexus for representatives of EU Delegations in 16 countries.// more
Cet article présente les résultats et les conclusions de la réunion multidisciplinaire d'experts sur le lac Tchad, qui s'est tenue en février 2019 à La Haye, Pays-Bas. La réunion multidisciplinaire s'est concentrée sur le développement de l'eau et des moyens de subsistance dans la région du lac Tchad, ainsi que sur la stabilisation à long terme visant à traiter les causes profondes du conflit.// more
This article presents the outcomes and conclusions of the Lake Chad Multidisciplinary Expert Meeting, which took place in February 2019 in The Hague, the Netherlands. The multidisciplinary meeting focused on water and livelihood development in the Lake Chad region, as well as long-term stabilisation aimed at addressing root causes of conflict.// more
This article summarizes the main outcomes and discussion points of the workshop "Promoting Urban Nexus in the MENA Region - A Side Event at Cairo Water Week 2019". It presents best practices and success stories of Urban Nexus activities in the region as well as the way forward in further promoting the Urban Nexus approach.// more
This article presents the results of the workshop on water, peace and security, Bamako, Mali, 2-4 July 2019. The workshop was facilitated by the GIZ FREXUS project, as part of the formal collaboration with the Partnership for Water, Peace and Security (WPS).// more
This article summarizes the outcomes of the Nexus Bolivia Forum “Nexus on Course towards 2025”, which took place on October 1st 2019 in La Paz, Bolivia. It was organized by the GIZ Nexus Bolivia Programme, which closes by the end of this year after three years of implementation. Besides presenting the main outcomes, results and lessons learned of the programme, the forum promoted the continuation of the intersectoral work among various organizations in the Latin America region.// more
This article summarizes the main outcomes and discussion points of the World Water Week 2019 session “Any Role for RBOs in Managing Water Conflicts?” Panelists from different regions highlighted the importance of RBOs in fostering dialogue and negotiation in order to solve water conflicts in transboundary basins. It was highlighted, to take the issue of basin management to the energy and agriculture sectors and thus the water, food and energy nexus.// more
Cet article présente les résultats de l'atelier sur l'eau, la paix et la sécurité, Bamako (Mali), 2-4 juillet 2019. L'atelier a été facilité par le projet GIZ FREXUS, dans le cadre de la collaboration formalisée avec le Partenariat pour l'Eau, la Paix et la Sécurité (WPS).// more
The Nexus Blog is a series of articles published during the Bonn2011 Nexus Conference. It aimed at creating debate and discussion around new approaches to address the critical resource challenges we face, which consider the interconnections within the water, energy and food security nexus.
In order to harness the voices of stakeholders around the nexus approach, the Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future coordinated the Nexus Blog and invited a wide range of contributors with experience and expertise in at least one of the three nexus areas to submit an entry to the Nexus Blog.
The Nexus Blog is closed now.