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 was 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.
Research Article // Presenting a conceptual model of water-energy-food…
By NimaNorouzi. The study aims to provide a conceptual model of water-energy-food interconnection, an attempt to develop the growing literature of…
Research Article // Performance of dual multistage flashing - recycled…
By Khalideh Al bkoor Alrawashdeh and colleagues. This study was conducted to provide fresh water to Aqaba city by desalinating water from the Red…
Research Article // Governance using the water-food-energy Nexus and…
By Shaul Sorek, Aviva Peeters, Fany Yuval and Dragan Savic. The authors developed decision-making cycles addressing the WEF Volume as one composed…
Research Article // Optimization of Water-Energy-Food Nexus considering…
By Marzieh Hasanzadeh Saray and colleagues. This study developed mitigation strategies for optimal cropping patterns and illustrates the interactions…
Research Article // A Review of the integrated WEF Nexus modeling…
By Mohamed Zakaria Hazig, Afaf Dadda and Brahim Ouhbi. This study highlights the interactions between the three subsystems of the WEF Nexus in …