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Governance

Conférence// Prévention et gestion des conflits liés à la gouvernance des ressources naturelles en Afrique de l’Ouest: défis et perspectives

Le Service civil pour la paix et le projet Frexus, tous deux mis en œuvre par la GIZ, organisent une conférence internationale sur le thème : « Prévention et gestion des conflits liés à la gouvernance des ressources naturelles en Afrique de l'Ouest : défis et opportunités ». La conférence aura lieu du 12 au 14 novembre 2019 à Niamey, au Niger. La conférence vise à informer et à créer des synergies entre les différents acteurs d'Afrique de l'Ouest et d'ailleurs, en partageant leurs capacités dans...

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Governance

Conference // Prevention and Management of Conflicts linked to the Governance of Natural Resources in West Africa: Opportunities and Challenges

The Civil Peace Service and the Frexus project, both implemented by the GIZ, are organizing an international conference on the theme: “Prevention and management of conflicts related to natural resource governance in West Africa: challenges and opportunities.” The conference takes place between November 12th and 14th 2019 in Niamey, Niger. The conference aims to inform and create synergies between different actors from West Africa and elsewhere, sharing their capacities in the prevention,...

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Nexus Interviews

Interview Series // Introducing the Nexus Dialogue Programme and the People behind it

With this interview series, we aim to provide a better picture about the people working for the Nexus Dialogue Programme and their individual perspectives on WEF Nexus challenges and opportunities stemming from their personal experiences. The Nexus team is active in five regions: Central Asia, Latin America, MENA, Niger River Basin and Southern Africa. In doing so, we ask the three same questions within each interview: What does WEF Nexus mean to you and how would you describe it in one...

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Nexus Blog

Nexus Blog // Outcomes of the Nexus Bolivia Forum “Nexus on Course towards 2025”

This article summarizes the outcomes of the Nexus Bolivia Forum “Nexus on Course towards 2025”, which took place on October 1st 2019 in La Paz, Bolivia. It was organized by the GIZ Nexus Bolivia Programme, which closes by the end of this year after three years of implementation. Besides presenting the main outcomes, results and lessons learned of the programme, the forum promoted the continuation of the intersectoral work among various organizations in the Latin America region.

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Governance

Stockholm World Water Week 2019 // Session Summary: Any Role for River Basin Organizations in Managing Water Conflicts?

This article summarizes the main outcomes and discussion points of the World Water Week 2019 session “Any Role for RBOs in Managing Water Conflicts?” Panelists from different regions highlighted the importance of RBOs in fostering dialogue and negotiation in order to solve water conflicts in transboundary basins. It was highlighted, to take the issue of basin management to the energy and agriculture sectors and thus the water, food and energy nexus.

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Nexus Interviews

Nexus Interview // Dr. Mario Giampietro of the Autonomous University of Barcelona

In this interview, the Nexus Resource Platform speaks with Dr. Giampietro of the Autonomous University of Barcelona about his research on the resource Nexus, the associated challenges, and future plans.

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Governance

Publication // What-If: An Open-Source Decision Support Tool for Water Infrastructure Investment Planning within the Water–Energy–Food–Climate Nexus

By Raphaël Payet-Burin, Mikkel Kromann, Silvio Pereira-Cardenal, Kenneth Marc Strzepek and Peter Bauer-Gottwein. This paper presents a new open-source hydro-economic optimization model, incorporating in a holistic framework, representations of the water, agriculture, and power systems. The model represents the joint development of Nexus related infrastructure and policies and evaluates their economic impact, as well as the risks linked to uncertainties in future climate and socio-economic...

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SDGs

Publication // Review of transdisciplinary Approaches to Food-Water-Energy Nexus: A Guide towards Sustainable Development

By Maryam Ghodsvali, Sukanya Krishnamurthy, Bauke de Vries. This paper provides a systematic literature review to debate the current concepts and methods of the transdisciplinary research on the FWE nexus with the aim of developing a guide for socially inclusive sustainable development.

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Peace and conflict

Policy Brief // Water, Peace and Security Mali Policy brief August 2019 by Wetlands International

Water infrastructure must be ‘conflict-sensitive’ and coordinated between ministries representative of all stakeholders if future escalation of violence in Mali is to be avoided, according to a policy briefing from the Water, Peace and Security initiative, written by Wetlands International.

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News

Conferencia Nexo Bolivia // El Foro Nexo Rumbo al 2025 - Transmisión en vivo

Transmisión en vivo del "Foro Nexo Rumbo al 2025" en La Paz, Bolivia. El 1 de octubre de 2019, 09:00 - 18:30 la hora de Bolivia. El evento se centra en la cooperación intersectorial entre los sectores del agua, la energía, la agricultura y el desarrollo sostenible para cumplir con la Agenda Patriótica 2025 del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia, promoviendo el intercambio entre organizaciones nacionales e internacionales vinculadas al NEXO.

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