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News  |  18 Apr 2018

World Water Forum 8 // It is time to take stock of the situation...

The International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO), the Global Alliances for Water and Climate (GAfWaC), the International Network of Water Training Centers (INWTC) and their many partners, including UNESCO, UNECE, OECD,...› more

News  |  18 Apr 2018

Nexus Education // Milwaukee Water-Energy Nexus Education Initiative

SF I-Corps Milwaukee site Director and UW-Milwaukee Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Ilya Avdeev, was recently awarded USD 600,000 from the National Science Foundation for his Milwaukee Water-Energy Nexus...› more

News  |  17 Apr 2018

World Water Forum 8 // Utilities Can Advance as Key Players in the Global Water Management Shift towards a Carbon Neutral Future

By Simone Ballard. During the forum, there were several key takeaway messages for future directions in strategy and mobilisation. Cooperation, co-creation, and cross-sectoral engagement are critical components of successfully...› more

News  |  17 Apr 2018

Potential Applications and Lessons Learned from Africa // Outcomes from the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus Session at the 8th World Water Forum in Brazil

By Kidanemarian Jembere and Isabel Pasternack. Africa’s sustainable development largely depends on goods and services derived from its environment and natural resources. As Africa pursues sustainable growth pathways and...› more

News  |  17 Apr 2018

Second Nexus Executive Steering Committee Meeting // Supporting Regions, Countries and Cities

By Isabel Pasternack, Susanne Schmeier and Tina Schmiers. The second Executive Steering Committee Meeting of the Nexus Regional Dialogues Programme took place in Brussels on the 1-2 Mar 2018. The general objective of the meeting...› more

News  |  16 Apr 2018

Water-Energy Nexus // Hong Kong’s Futuristic Waste-to-Energy Facility

By Robert C. Brears. Each day Hong Kong produces nearly 3 million cubic meters of sewage which equates to over 1,200 tons of sludge. Rather than relying on landfill as the only means of sludge disposal, Hong Kong has launched T ·...› more

Jobs  |  11 Apr 2018

PhD Opportunity // Modelling and Optimisation of Spatio-temporal Patterns of flows in the Urban Food-Water-Energy Nexus

Developing sustainable future cities depends on the opportunities to optimally integrate and mobilize food, water and energy resources in a synergistic way to reduce water, carbon, and ecological footprints, and increase the...› more

News  |  10 Apr 2018

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."› more

MENA  |  10 Apr 2018

Human Capacity Building // The Major Pillar within the Nexus Regional Dialogues Programme

By Ruth Erlbeck, Ralph Trosse, Nisreen Lahham and Maarit Thiem. Capacity Building has been identified as a major driver for advancing the implementation of the Nexus approach and thinking at national and regional level. Hence,...› more

News  |   9 Apr 2018

Taller // Toolbox en Sistemas de Irrigación con Energía Solar (SPIS) en Santiago de Chile

El Programa Diálogo Regional Nexo BMZ/UE en colaboración con la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) y con el apoyo del Instituto de Desarrollo Agropecuario (INDAP) y del Programa Powering Agriculture, se...› more

News  |   9 Apr 2018

Workshop // Toolbox on Solar Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS) in Santiago, Chile

The BMZ / EU Nexus Regional Dialogue Programme in collaboration with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and with the support of the Institute for Agricultural Development (INDAP) and the Powering...› more

News  |   9 Apr 2018

SIM4Nexus and DAFNE // Key Results from the Knowledge Exchange Workshop of Nexus Projects

By Floor Brouwer, Phoebe Koundouri, Tamara Avellán, Jasminko Novak, Rachel Ahrens, Chrysi Laspidou and Guido J. Schmidt. A Nexus workshop with more than 50 participants was held on 16 March 2018 in Athens by SIM4NEXUS and DAFNE,...› more

News  |   9 Apr 2018

Fraunhofer Chile presentó beneficios de combinar energía solar y agricultura

Tres plantas fotovoltaicas se instalaron sobre cultivos agrícolas de la Región Metropolitana, con el propósito de contribuir al uso eficiente del suelo, la estabilidad en el suministro de energía, la incorporación de tecnologías...› more

News  |   6 Apr 2018

Nationwide Implementation of Solar Farming Planned // Climate-Smart Agriculture Made in India

By Tushaar Shah. The Indian government recently announced a new multi-billion dollar scheme to implement solarisation of farm irrigation on a national scale. First projects in Dhundi, Himachal Pradesh, not only promoted...› more

News  |  21 Mar 2018

Communicating about the Nexus

By Olivier Cogels. Securing sufficient access to water, energy and food in order to permit what will soon be 10 billion people living together on the earth is a pressing challenge for all of humanity. To help governments and...› more

News  |  17 Mar 2018

Water-Energy Nexus Certificate Program // University of California Irvine

According to a recent report from the US Department of Energy (DOE), better understanding of the relationship between water availability and energy production (water-energy nexus) and its susceptibility to climate change is a...› more

News  |  16 Mar 2018

PhD Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative // Food-Water-Energy Nexus

The PhD researcher will be part of the CRUNCH project. CRUNCH is a multi-disciplinary project with an international consortium of 19 project partners lead by University of Portsmouth with the aim to work in 6 cities, addressing...› more

News  |   9 Mar 2018

American Chemical Society // Opening Session at ACS Meeting will Focus on Nexus of Food, Energy and Water

Sientists will explore a variety of subjects related to the “Nexus of Food, Energy and Water” theme of the 255th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society. The meeting...› more

News  |   8 Mar 2018

WEF-Nexus Graduate Research Assistantship // University of California Merced

The Mountain Hydrology Research Group at the University of California Merced seeks applications for a highly qualified applicant who is committed to pursuing a PhD degree in Environmental Systems on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus.› more

News  |   6 Mar 2018

Water-Energy Nexus // The energy reality behind Cape Town's water crisis – and why the U.S. should care

By Kate Zerrenner. In Cape Town, South Africa, the countdown is on for Day Zero when water taps in the city of 4 million people are expected to run dry. Yet, while this water crisis has been making headlines worldwide, nobody’s...› more

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