Partners

The Nexus Platform is enabled by

Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung
giz
This project is co-funded by the European Union
close

Nexus News

Results 1 - 20 / 459
News  |  16 Nov 2017

Job Vacancy // Secretary of the Dresden Nexus Conference at UNU-FLORES

The Dresden Nexus Conference is a platform developed to advance the sustainable development agenda by bringing actors together who apply a Nexus Approach to resource management. Side by side, researchers and implementers...› more

News  |  15 Nov 2017

Call for Submissions // The Water-Energy Nexus Journal

Water-Energy Nexus is an ​interdisciplinary​ ​journal that ​covers research ​on energy ​efficiency in ​water and ​wastewater ​treatment and ​distribution, ​energy for ​water ​transmission/ ​treatment/ ​distribution ​and...› more

News  |  13 Nov 2017

Nexus Dialogues Workshop // The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Niger Basin

By Luca Ferrini. Increasing demand for water, energy and soil resources, and competing uses in the context of climate variability, population growth and a complex web of governance levels constitute a major challenge for a...› more

News  |   8 Nov 2017

Job Vacancy // Advisor Sustainable Water Policy Finance at GIZ

The sectoral project ‘Sustainable Water Policy’ is a supra-regional project. It is advising the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) on the of the German development cooperation in the water sector....› more

News  |   6 Nov 2017

Nexus Conference 2018 // Abstract submissions extended to 15 November 2017

The Nexus conference will be addressing water-energy-food and climate in spring of 2018 and bring together scientists and practitioners working in government, civil society and business, and other stakeholders to focus on how and...› more

News  |   1 Nov 2017

It’s time to rely on water-smart power // If we don’t talk about water, are we really talking about resiliency?

By Kate Zerrenner. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is trying to prop up coal and nuclear companies under the guise of enhanced “resiliency.” The Department of Energy’s (DOE) proposal does not define resiliency, nor does it even make...› more

News  |  30 Oct 2017

Job Vacany // Nexus Central Asia Coordinator at IUCN/Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Belgrade, Serbia

IUCN Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECARO) is seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic candidate to join the IUCN ECARO team as the Nexus Central Asia Coordinator. The successful candidate will...› more

News  |  10 Oct 2017

Kofi Annan // Delivering water, food and energy security for all

"We need to explore how the water, food, and energy nexus can support agricultural development and food and nutrition security," says Kofi Annan, speaking at the ‘Making Waves’ conference in Afsluitdijk, the Netherlands, on 7...› more

Jobs  |   9 Oct 2017

NSF-funded Graduate Student Opportunities // "Bridging Divides across the Food, Energy, and Water Nexus" at University of Montana, USA

Applicants are sought for a NSF-funded graduate traineeship (National Research Traineeship; NRT) at the University of Montana, UM BRIDGES: Bridging Divides across the Food, Energy, and Water Nexus. Fellowships are available for...› more

News  |  28 Sep 2017

Asia // Water, Energy, Food can’t be seen separately

By Joydeep Gupta. Climate change is making it imperative that the nexus between the three is integrated into all development plans. You need water and energy to grow food. You need water to generate energy, even in a solar farm....› more

News  |  26 Sep 2017

Research // NSF awards $36.6 million in new food-energy-water system grants

The US National Science Foundation supports research into how to provide food, energy and water security for Earth's increasing population.› more

News  |  25 Sep 2017

Tools // World’s first holistic tool to measure and report greenhouse gas emissions from urban water services launched

The Energy Performance and Carbon Emissions Assessment and Monitoring (ECAM) tool enables water utilities to measure and manage their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy consumption at a system-wide level. By identifying...› more

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

Results 1 - 20 / 459