Nexus Interviews

Nexus Interviews

Nexus Interview // Water Cooperation in Central Asia

Interview with Benjamin Pohl: "The costs of the status quo of water management in Central Asia are very significant, but we can currently observe a lot of progress and optimism on water cooperation in the region."

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Nexus Interview // Dr. Rabi Mohtar: The Nexus-demand is there, but science is lagging behind practical solutions

Dr. Rabi Mohtar is one of the key researchers in the field of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus. His primary research priority is the development of a framework to quantify the interlinkages of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus that is constrained by climate change and social, political, and technological pressures.

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Nexus Interview // Felix Dodds on Five Years of Nexus

Felix Dodds is a Senior Fellow at the Global Research Institute and a Senior Affiliate at the Water Institute at the University of North Carolina and an Associate Fellow at the Tellus Institute. He was the co-director of the 2014 Nexus Conference on Water, Food, Energy and Climate and has become a leading voice for the Nexus. Felix makes the start for a new series of Nexus interviews.

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Nexus in Transboundary Basins - a UNECE Initiative
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NEXUS Interview // Nexus in Transboundary Basins - a UNECE Initiative

"Among the factors that constrain the States in addressing the nexus in a transboundary setting are missing agreements or institutions, composition or limited mandate of existing institutions, decision-making processes and weak enforcement capacity." An interview with Nick Bonvoisin, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes.

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IWA/IUCN and the Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions
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NEXUS Interview // IWA/IUCN and the Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions

"The 'call-to-action' through the Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions is to those leading transformations in water infrastructure planning, financing and operation — the people driving change in the use and management of water." An interview with Mark Smith, Director of the IUCN Global Water Programme, and Ger Berkamp, interim Executive Director, IWA

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A Water-Energy-Food Nexus Tool
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Nexus Interview // A Water-Energy-Food Nexus Tool

"This tool provides a common space and a platform for different decision making entities to create various scenarios and predict their resource demands. A scenario is composed of the choice of food self-sufficiencies for locally consumed food products, choice of water and energy sources, as well as countries of import," says Rabi Mohtar, Executive Director of Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI)

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"The World Bank and the Water-Energy Linkages"
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NEXUS Interview // "The World Bank and the Water-Energy Linkages"

An interview with Diego Rodriguez, Senior Economist and Task Team Leader TWIWA, World Bank on the World Bank Initiative "Quantifying Tradeoffs of the Water-Energy Nexus".

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The Eastern Africa Power Pool and the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus in Africa
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NEXUS Interview // The Eastern Africa Power Pool and the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus in Africa

An interview with Jasper Oduor, Executive Secretary of EAPP

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"We have much more to gain from increasing the collaboration"
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NEXUS Interview // "We have much more to gain from increasing the collaboration"

An interview with Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director of SIWI, summarising the outcomes of the World Water Week 2012

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The Nexus at Rio+20: way forward?
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NEXUS Interview // The Nexus at Rio+20: way forward?

An interview with Albert Butare, Co-Chair of the Bonn2011 Nexus Conference and NEXUS Ambassador

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About the Nexus Interviews

The Nexus interviews is a series of interviews with recognized personalities from science, policy-making, the corporate sector, international finance institutions and other international and UN organizations on the water, energy and food security nexus.

The series aims to illustrate the various perspectives on the Nexus as well as the various approaches, current solutions and specific role of the various stakeholders.

Please do feel free to suggest possible interviewees by contacting us on publish[at]water-energy-food.org