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.
Study // Lessons Learned Study: Insights gained from the Nexus Regional…
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Research Article // WEF-CAP White Paper No. 1: Towards the Adoption of an…
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Research Article // Sustainable energy-water-food nexus integration and…
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