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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

News  |  13 Jun 2017

SADC-EU Water-Energy-Food Nexus Project Inception Workshop rouses interest among key partners in the region

National Development Plans of African Countries set ambitious targets in a variety of sectors including water, food and energy. In order to avoid trade-offs and create synergies between different development agendas, integrated...› more

News  |   2 Jun 2017

UNECE’s Drina nexus project points to untapped cooperation potential in hydropower

Synchronised operation of power plants along the Drina and its tributaries could markedly increase production downstream, according to an integrated resource assessment. A multi-country electricity system model was developed for...› more

News  |   1 Jun 2017

Capitalising Nature? // The Nexus Approach for a Green Economy

By Haeun Kim. Many politicians and economists would agree with quantifying the value of nature. Decision making at every level of society would be affected. At a single glance, consumers will be provided a measurement...› more

News  |  31 May 2017

MENA // Water Energy Food Nexus as a Key Driver for Achieving the SDGs in the Arab Region

By Nisreen Lahham. Under the auspices of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States (LAS) organized the "Arab Sustainable...› more

News  |  26 May 2017

SDGs // New report from scientific experts provides a guide to translate Sustainable Development Goals into reality

Supporting positive interactions, minimizing tradeoffs, increasing cross-sector cooperation should be priorities for policymakers.› more

News  |  22 May 2017

India // Grappling with inequality in food, energy and water research

By Paty Romero Lankao. As the world’s cities, from Mumbai to Nairobi, grow at explosive rates, governments are struggling to provide residents with necessities, ensuring that those living in informal settlements, where sewage...› more

News  |  22 May 2017

DNC 2017 // It Comes Down to the People

Over 400 participants and a hundred more tuning in remotely from over 50 countries discussed how the sustainable use of environmental resources can be more successful by using linked approaches at the Dresden Nexus Conference...› more

News  |  16 May 2017

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

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

News  |  15 May 2017

Tender // APEC Water-Energy Nexus Expert Workshop

The Secretariat of the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has published a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a workshop on the water-energy-food nexus. The Expert Workshop will build on information generated and lessons...› more

News  |  11 May 2017

Upcoming // Dresden Nexus Conference 2017: Over 400 International Experts Discuss the Sustainable Management of Environmental Resources

From 17 to 19 May, the United Nations University (UNU-FLORES), the Technische Universität Dresden and the Leibniz Institute for Ecological Urban and Regional Development will be hosting the Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC2017) in...› more

News  |   8 May 2017

Southeastern Europe // Findings of Drina river basin nexus assessment presented in Sarajevo

The third and final workshop on Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Nexus and the Benefits of Transboundary Cooperation in the Drina River Basin was held in Sarajevo. The need to coordinate efforts to prioritize investments and to...› more

News  |   5 May 2017

Call for Papers // Special Issue of "water": "Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Greater Mekong Subregion of Southeast Asia"

The special issue themes may include but not necessarily limited to the following: Theories and innovations in WEF Nexus; human interventions to hydrological processes and consequences in the GMS; land use and land cover changes...› more

Jobs  |   4 May 2017

Vacancy // Gender, Youth and Inclusion Coordinator at CGIAR WLE

WLE is seeking an outstanding social scientist, with very strong development impact credentials, in the field of gender, youth and inclusion to take this work stream forwards. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the...› more

Jobs  |  27 Apr 2017

Vacancy // Water and Energy Policy Advisor at Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Dushanbe, Tajikistan

OSCE Tajikistan is looking for an experienced water-energy advisor to coordinate its programmatic activities in the areas of water management and energy security under the direct supervision of the Head, Economic and...› more

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