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Atelier Nexus // Atelier sur l’Eau, la Paix et de la Sécurité, Bamako (Mali), du 2 au 4 Juillet 2019

Cet article présente les résultats de l'atelier sur l'eau, la paix et la sécurité, Bamako (Mali), 2-4 juillet 2019. L'atelier a été facilité par le projet GIZ FREXUS, dans le cadre de la collaboration formalisée avec le Partenariat pour l'Eau, la Paix et la Sécurité (WPS).

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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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Events

Conferencia Nexo Bolivia // El Foro Nexo Rumbo al 2025

El 1 de octubre de 2019 se celebra el "Foro Nexo Rumbo al 2025" en la Universidad Católica de Bolivia "San Pablo" en La Paz, 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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Capacity Building

WEF Nexus Workshop // East African Regional Workshop on Water-Energy-Food security (WEF) Nexus

UNESCO in partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) gmbH, Strathmore University and the Kenya Climate Innovation Centre organized a two-day training (24/25 September 2019) for participants from the East African Community on the WEF Nexus approach in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Nexus Blog

Outcomes of the first Nexus Latin America Virtual Forum

The first Nexus Latin America Virtual Forum focused on the question, how the WEF Nexus approach contributes to conflict management within infrastructure projects such as multipurpose dams. Three cases from Chile, Mexico and the Niger River Basin in West Africa were presented by expert panelists and discussed in an interactive format with the online audience.

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Solar-powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS)

Etude SPIS // Impact des systèmes d'irrigation par pompage solaire en Tunisie

Cette étude de cas analyse l'impact des systèmes d'irrigation à énergie solaire (SPIS) sur l'utilisation des eaux souterraines ainsi que son impact sur le plan socio-économique en Tunisie. Il s'appuie sur des entretiens avec un échantillon d'agriculteurs tunisiens et fournit des recommandations pour promouvoir l'utilisation durable de la technologie. L'étude est publiée en français avec un résumé en anglais.

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Solar-powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS)

SPIS Study // Impact of Solar Pumping Irrigation Systems in Tunisia

This case study analyzes the impact of solar-powered irrigation systems (SPIS)on the groundwater use as well as its impact on a socio-economic level in Tunisia. It is based on interviews with a sample of Tunisian farmers and provides recommendations to promote the sustainable use of the technology. The study is published in French with an executive summary in English.

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Climate Change

Nexus Blog // Understanding the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in a warming Climate

In this article, the authors explore what the WEF Nexus is, how to minimize trade-offs and maximise co-benefits within it, and what opportunities it offers to address the challenges of a changing climate. They further draw on ongoing research in Tanzania’s Rufiji River Basin – a case that exemplifies key issues in the WEF nexus – where ambitious development plans cut across several sectors and could be severely limited by future climate change.

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Dresden Nexus Conference DNC2020

Call for Abstracts // Dresden Nexus Conference 2020

The call for abstracts for the upcoming Dresden Nexus Conference 2020 is now open! The Dresden Nexus Conference is an international conference series dedicated to advancing research on and the implementation of a Nexus Approach to environmental resource management and to fostering dialogue on how nexus thinking contributes to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Research

Call for Nexus Research Proposals // Call with South Africa on Water-Energy-Food Nexus

This call marks the start of a new cooperation programme with the South African National Research Foundation (NRF) and falls under the Merian Fund. The programme aims to further stimulate joint, impact-oriented research between Dutch and South African researchers. The first call for proposals focuses on the WEF nexus within major societal challenges. The deadline for submission is 26 September 2019.

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