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News  |  15 Sep 2017

Job Vacancy // Water resource planning consultant for a multi-purpose dam in the Cochabamba Departamental Administration, Bolivia

The Nexus project in Bolivia aims at introducing a coordination mechanism of the three sectors of water, energy and food security in order to mitigate resource scarcity caused by climate change and to take advantage of synergies....› more

News  |  14 Sep 2017

Green Economy // The WEF Nexus and Green Growth

By Robert C. Brears. In a green economy – an economy that values and enhances natural capital while simultaneously promoting economic growth and human well-being – the management of the water-energy-food nexus means fostering...› more

News  |  13 Sep 2017

Call for Submissions // Nexus 2018: Water, Food, Energy and Climate

For the 2nd Chapel Hill Nexus Conference, taking place on 16-18 Apr 2018, researchers, policy makers and practitioners are invited to submit their papers. Deadline is 31 Oct 2017.› more

News  |  12 Sep 2017

Water-Food Nexus // Call for Papers: Sustainable Water Management in Agriculture under Global Change

For the forthcoming special issue of "Water", the editors Maria Blanco and Pilar Martínez invite scholars to submit papers on the critical question of water management in agriculture - a nexus approach par excellence. Water is...› more

News  |  31 Aug 2017

Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Niger Basin // New section of NEXUS Platform now starting

The Niger River Basin covers an area of 2.13 million km2 and is home to over 130 million people in nine countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Mali, Niger, and Nigeria. Over 70% of the population...› more

News  |  29 Aug 2017

PhD Programme // Integrated Management of Water, Soil and Waste

UNU-FLORES and Technische Universität Dresden are now accepting applications from graduates in engineering, social sciences, and natural sciences for their joint PhD Programme in Integrated Management of Water, Soil and Waste. › more

News  |  25 Aug 2017

Urban Nexus // Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities: The Urban Nexus Project

By Ruth Erlbeck. The “nexus” approach aims at integrated planning and management processes of the key sectors of energy, water and food. This approach can contribute substantially to the long-term sustainable development of...› more

News  |  17 Jul 2017

Vacancy // Research Assistant at UN University/UNU-FLORES, incl. Nexus Observatory project

The UNU Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) is hiring a research assistant for its Capacity Development and Governance (CDG). The Nexus Observatory is an important project of the...› more

News  |  12 Jul 2017

Call for Papers // Special Issue on “Food-Energy-Water Nexus”

This special issue of "Resources, Conservation and Recycling" will provide an opportunity for knowledge exchange to advance our understanding of current state of FEW systems and emerging methodological techniques on FEW nexus...› more

News  |  12 Jul 2017

Nexus in Southern Africa // SADC countries attending the Sadc Water, Energy Ministers meeting in Swazi

Swaziland PM opens 36th Joint Meeting of SADC Ministers of Energy and Water, ahead of Resource Mobilisation and Energy Investment Forum, on 11 July 2017› more

News  |   7 Jul 2017

Science-Policy Gap // Closing the governance gaps in the water-energy-food nexus: Insights from integrative governance

The water-energy-food nexus has become a popular concept in environmental change research and policy debates. A new SEI working paper by Nina Weitz, Claudia Strambo, Eric Kemp-Benedict and Måns Nilsson gives an extended account...› more

News  |   6 Jul 2017

Nexus in the SAARC Region // "Be mindful of the vital synergy of the three sectors!"

On 3-5 July 2017, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests of Bhutan in collaboration with SAARC Agriculture Centre, SAARC Energy Centre and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development ICIMOD organised a SAARC...› more

News  |   5 Jul 2017

UN EMG Nexus Dialogues // "It will be crucial to increase, enchance, put in place, scale up"

By Hossein Fadaei. To implement the SDGs, it will be crucial to identify ways to increase coherence, enhance synergies in governance and policy planning, put in place effective institutional architecture and decision‐making...› more

News  |   4 Jul 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // No Water, No Power

By Xiaotian Fu, Leah Schleifer and Lijin Zhong, World Resources Institute (WRI). Drought in Kenya and neighboring countries became so severe earlier this year that the government of Kenya declared a national disaster. Already,...› more

News  |  28 Jun 2017

Wastewater // The Best Hidden Energy Source You’ve Never Heard Of

By Xiaotian Fu, Leah Schleifer and Lijin Zhong, World Resources Institute (WRI). It’s no secret that the world’s need for energy is increasing—but what many don't realize is that a promising potential energy source is being...› more

News  |  27 Jun 2017

Nexus Interview // Dr. Rabi Mohtar: The Nexus-demand is there, but science is lagging 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...› more

Event  |  27 Jun 2017

National Workshop // The Nexus between Water, Energy and Food in the Reventazón River Basin

This workshop presented and discussed the results of the national case study in Costa Rica, "Priorities for the water, energy and food nexus in Costa Rica and policies for their management, with an emphasis on Basin of the river...› more

News  |  23 Jun 2017

Regional Nexus Dialogue Central Asia // First National Nexus Consultations in Kazakhstan

On June 15, 2017, The Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) conducted a national consultative meeting in Astana/Kazakhstan on opportunities of intersectoral cooperation for addressing environmental problems.› more

News  |  20 Jun 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // Three Energy-Water Nexus Lessons from the State of Texas

By Kate Zerrenner. With summer just around the corner, I – like many Texans – intend to spend as much time as possible in or near water when it’s scorching outside. But, even though we’ve had a wet winter, I can’t help but think...› more

News  |  15 Jun 2017

Central Asian International Environmental Forum (CAIEF) // Assessing the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Nexus

The side-event “Lessons learned from assessing the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Nexus: approaches, findings and possible responses and contribution” was held in the framework of the Central Asian International Environmental Forum...› more

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