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News  |  23 Mar 2017

Waste Water // How recycled water could revolutionise sustainable development

By Tamara Avellán. By 2025, absolute water scarcity will be a daily reality for an estimated 1.8 billion people. In a world where vital resources are increasingly scarce, nations cannot afford to flush them down the drain. But...› more

News  |  21 Mar 2017

Video Competition // Food-Water-Energy videos by young people

The (Re)Connect the Nexus research team are pleased to announce that online voting has opened for the Food-Water-Energy Challenge video competition. The video competition was open to children and young people (under 25), anywhere...› more

Scholarships  |  15 Mar 2017

GESR 3rd Incubation Cycle // Startup-grants for Water, Energy, Food

The GESR 3rd Incubation Cycle will support the go-to-market journeys of 8 startups having a promising technology, functional prototype, viable business model, social impact, and are in the fields of water, health, energy, food...› more

News  |  14 Mar 2017

Arab Water Week // Workshop "SDGs within the Water Sector" by UN-Habitat, UNU-Flores, ACWUA

Monitoring Methodologies for Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Effectiveness, Pilot Testing & Validation Workshop for SDG Target 6.3› more

News  |  14 Mar 2017

International Conference // Arab Water Week 2017, Jordan

The Arab Water Week is a high-profile international and regional event promoted to attract decision makers and water management practitioners and professional organizations internationally and in the MENA region. It was firstly...› more

Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Arab Countries
News  |   8 Mar 2017

MENA // Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Arab Countries

By Waleed Khalil Zubari. Addressing water scarcity, both natural and human-induced, in the Arab region is considered one of the major and most critical challenges facing the Arab countries. This challenge is expected to grow with...› more

News  |   7 Mar 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // Solar Energy in Oman

By Asima Kaleem. Solar energy is a vital and strategic solution for the provision of electric power in the Sultanate of Oman. Given the vast unused land and available solar energy resources, Oman has an excellent potential for...› more

Jobs  |   6 Mar 2017

Master Thesis Grant // For a Student in Natural Sciences, Process Engineering or similar, working on "Water management: modeling and system integration"

By Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (German Aerospace Centre)/Stuttgart. The work to be awarded is to be developed within the scope of an EU project focusing on the recycling of industrial sewage from different sources...› more

News  |   3 Mar 2017

Research to Help Mitigate Future Shocks to California’s Water, Food and Energy Supplies

By Anthony King. The California drought may be unofficially over, but that doesn’t mean it won’t return. Policymakers, businesses and the agriculture industry can best prepare for that possibility by applying what they have...› more

News  |   2 Mar 2017

Water-Food Nexus // Agriculture holds the key to tackling water scarcity

By Rimma Dankova. Agriculture is both a victim and a cause of water scarcity. Water of appropriate quality and quantity is essential for the production of crops, livestock, and fisheries, as well as for the processing and...› more

News  |   2 Mar 2017

Call for Papers // UK Government's Strategic Trends Programme: "Future Operating Environment 2035"

For the 6th edition of Global Strategic Trends, the UK's Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre (DCDC) is undertaking studies in the several areas and would like to hear from authors on these matters. › more

News  |   1 Mar 2017

Call for Participants // Workshop "Energy-Water-Climate Change Nexus (EWCN) in a Transitional Economy: Sustainability and Resilience"

How can our energy and water systems be more sustainable? How resilient are they against natural and social risks and potential disruptions? And how should different stakeholders, such as cities or multi-national companies,...› more

News  |   1 Mar 2017

DuPont // Relentless Innovation at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water

By Krynsta Harde. In his opening remarks at the 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF), Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of WEF, called for responsive and responsible leadership to advance the Fourth Industrial...› more

Jobs  |  13 Feb 2017

Vacancy // Intern at Food & Water Europe

Food & Water Europe is currently recruiting for a Campaigns intern for its Brussels office. The person must be committed to Food & Water Europe’s values, vision and mission and interested in fighting for safe food, clean water...› more

News  |  13 Feb 2017

The Sustainable Urban Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus Call is open for applications - Info and matchmaking webinar on February 16

The Sustainable Urban Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus brings together research and expertise across the globe to find innovative new solutions to the Food-Water-Energy Nexus challenge. The call is a joint call by...› more

Scholarships  |  10 Feb 2017

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

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

Scholarships  |   9 Feb 2017

Funded PhD Scholarship // Water-Energy Nexus at the NUI Galway/Ireland

The links between energy usage and water are not clearly understood or recognised and thus water consumption is not considered as being intertwined with energy/electricity usage. Additionally, the water footprint of...› more

Jobs  |   9 Feb 2017

Vacancy // Energy Modeler/Researcher at IIASA

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) near Vienna in Austria, is looking to recruit a motivated and talented researcher to join a team within the Energy (ENE) Program analyzing a wide range of issues...› more

News  |   8 Feb 2017

What is so special about the water-energy-food nexus?

By Dennis Wichelns. Describing connections across policy domains is helpful, but the focus on water, energy and food is discretionary and limiting. › more

News  |   7 Feb 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // New Research Project on the Water-Energy Nexus

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) is currently developing a project researching the Water Energy Nexus. The project studies water use related to thermal power generation, quality assessment of discharged waste water and...› more

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