Nexus Regional Dialogue in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
Scarce in natural resources and vulnerable to climate change
Six policy briefs were published on the implementation of WEF Nexus in the MENA region, with different focus areas.
344 people were trained in WEF Nexus approaches
Solar Powered Irrigation System
Four trainings with a focus on Solar-powered irrigation systems (SPIS)
SPIS Study Published
A study on solar-powered irrigation system has been published
Country Profile Assessments
Arab Water and Agricultural Strategies were restructured to include WEF Nexus pillars
Initiated two small-scale Nexus pilot applications
Ramping up ambition to increase the application of WEF Nexus in MENA
Building on the successes of the first phase, Phase II of the Nexus Regional Dialogue Programme in the Middle East and North Africa will focus on the practical application of the Nexus approach.
The main objectives include:
- Mainstreaming of the Nexus through policy and investment dialogue events.
- Tailored trainings at regional and national level on Nexus tools, applications and bottom-up policy implications and recommendations.
- Tangible benefits of Nexus approach through support and documentation of demonstration projects
- Preparation of Nexus investment projects with support from public and private investors.
Policy Paper // Managing Water, Energy, and Food Nexus in Egypt
By Hamdy Elsayed. Water, energy, and food are fundamental for human well-being and promoting sustainable development and are inextricably linked…
Research Article // Evaluating the Food Profile in Qatar within the…
By Odi Fawwaz Alrebei and colleagues. To achieve sustainable development on a national scale, decision-makers must use an energy, water, and food…
Research Article // Climate Change and Nutrition: Implications for the…
By Ayoub Al-Jawaldeh and colleagues. This review paper aims at (1) characterizing climate change in countries of the EMR; (2) examining the potential…
Report // Analysis of Water Reuse Potential for Irrigation in Lebanon
By Karim Eid-Sabbagh and colleagues. Wastewater treatment and reuse in agriculture can contribute to addressing the increasing water crisis in the…
Research Article // Sustainable Development Goals for the Circular…
By M. A. Abdelzaher and Mohamed M. Awad. The expansion of agricultural and industrial activities is causing unmatched demands for fresh water…