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Implementation and Case Studies

Results 1 - 20 / 21
Implementation and Case Studies  |   7 Feb 2017

Transboundary Basins // Reconciling resource uses in transboundary basins: assessment of the water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus in the Sava River Basin

By UNECE. The Sava nexus assessment identifies a number of benefits both related to and independent of economic activities that are generated by improvements in the management of the basin’s resources as well as by the enhanced...› more

Implementation and Case Studies  |  21 Dec 2016

Case Study // Water-energy-food nexus in a transboundary context: the Euphrates–Tigris river basin as a case study

By Aysegül Kibaroglu and Sezin Iba Gürsoy. The interlinkage between water, energy and food security and its transboundary relevance is becoming increasingly important. The paper analyses the evolution of transboundary water...› more

Implementation and Case Studies  |  25 Apr 2016

A nexus perspective on competing land demands: Wider lessons from a UK policy case study

As nations develop policies for low-carbon transitions, conflicts with existing policies and planning tools are leading to competing demands for land and other resources.› more

Enhancing institutional arrangements for integrated water, energy and food security in Kenya
Implementation and Case Studies  |  10 Jun 2015

Project // Enhancing institutional arrangements for integrated water, energy and food security in Kenya

In Kenya, land and water are increasingly becoming scarce as industries grow.› more

Tianjin, Eco-City, China. A bilateral institutional NEXUS for cutting-edge sustainable metropolitan development
Implementation and Case Studies  |  21 Nov 2014

Case Study // Tianjin, Eco-City, China. A bilateral institutional NEXUS for cutting-edge sustainable metropolitan development

The Eco-City aims not only to offer the highest social, economic and environmental quality of life to its residents, but also to serve as a hub for sustainable industry.› more

eThekwini, South Africa. NEXUS opportunities at the Mariannhill Landfill Conservancy Plant
Implementation and Case Studies  |  21 Nov 2014

Case Study // eThekwini, South Africa. NEXUS opportunities at the Mariannhill Landfill Conservancy Plant

The Mariannhill Landfill Conservancy represents a unique case of successfully integrated synergies between seemingly incompatible and pressing issues: waste management, electricity production, social equity and environmental...› more

Lille Metropole, France. Waste to fuel: biogas powered buses in Lille Metropole
Implementation and Case Studies  |  21 Nov 2014

Case Study // Lille Metropole, France. Waste to fuel: biogas powered buses in Lille Metropole

A pioneer in sustainable development and renewable energies, the City has achieved seemingly unrelated policy objectives through the adoption of an integrated approach, consisting of targeted investments in multipurpose...› more

Medellin, Colombia. The Integral Urban Development Project: fighting crime with urban interventions
Implementation and Case Studies  |  21 Nov 2014

Case Study // Medellin, Colombia. The Integral Urban Development Project: fighting crime with urban interventions

The Integral Urban Project identified strategic areas of the non-consolidated communes of the city and transformed them through an "urban acupuncture" approach, improving both social and physical infrastructure.› more

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Demonstrating the Urban NEXUS approach to link water, energy and food resources in schools
Implementation and Case Studies  |  20 Nov 2014

Case Study // Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Demonstrating the Urban NEXUS approach to link water, energy and food resources in schools

The Urban NEXUS pilot project harnessed opportunities to link water and sanitation, energy, food and waste, solutions which would have otherwise been missed with a singular development application.› more

Nashik, India. Demonstrating the Urban NEXUS approach to optimize water, energy and land resources in peri-urban agriculture
Implementation and Case Studies  |  20 Nov 2014

Case Study // Nashik, India. Demonstrating the Urban NEXUS approach to optimize water, energy and land resources in peri-urban agriculture

The pilot projects focused on the management and optimized utilization of energy and groundwater to limit the impacts of constrained resources on farmers and hence local food production.› more

Vancouver, Canada. Targeting NEXUS food security: Vancouver's Regional Food System Strategy
Implementation and Case Studies  |  20 Nov 2014

Case Study // Vancouver, Canada. Targeting NEXUS food security: Vancouver's Regional Food System Strategy

The Vancouver Regional Food System Strategy seeks to address the challenges of contemporary global food systems, through a multi-pronged strategy.› more

Hannover, Germany. Kronsberg District: scaling up integrated planning with KUKA
Implementation and Case Studies  |  20 Nov 2014

Case Study // Hannover, Germany. Kronsberg District: scaling up integrated planning with KUKA

Today, the District of Kronsberg provides a unique example of how scaling up technologies and behavioral changes through consequent integrated planning practices for capacitating communications ensured a highly ecological,...› more

Analysis of impacts of large-scale investments in agriculture on water resources, ecosystems and livelihoods; and development of policy options for decision makers
Implementation and Case Studies  |  11 Sep 2014

Project // Analysis of impacts of large-scale investments in agriculture on water resources, ecosystems and livelihoods; and development of policy options for decision makers

The goal of this research project on behalf of the African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) is to analyze the nature and extent of impacts of foreign direct investments (FDI) in agriculture in Africa.› more

Implementation and Case Studies  |  22 Mar 2013

Initiative // Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the International Water Association (IWA) offer a space for the linkages across water, energy and food to be discussed through the Nexus Dialogue on Water...› more

Sharing the water, sharing the benefits: Lessons from six large dams in West Africa
Implementation and Case Studies  |   7 Jun 2012

Lessons Learnt // Sharing the water, sharing the benefits: Lessons from six large dams in West Africa

West African countries are planning to construct new large dams in order to meet their energy and water needs and to promote food security against an uncertain backdrop of climate change. If these new dams are to offer...› more

Great Lakes Energy-Water Nexus (GLEW) Initiative
Implementation and Case Studies  |  26 Mar 2012

Initiative // Great Lakes Energy-Water Nexus (GLEW) Initiative

The Great Lakes Energy-Water Nexus (GLEW) Initiative developed new metrics to measure aquatic resource impacts from water used for power generation and conducted analyses to inform potential changes in environmental impacts from...› more

Water, Food & Energy Nexus
Implementation and Case Studies  |  19 Mar 2012

Case Studies // Water, Food & Energy Nexus

A collection of case studies on the NEXUS presented by CGIAR's Challenge Programm, the EDF Groupe and the World Water Council on the WWF6› more

TIGER Initiative
Implementation and Case Studies  |  10 Mar 2012

Initiative // TIGER Initiative

Following the 2002 Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development, the European Space Agency has launched the TIGER Initiative within the context of the Committee of Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS). TIGER focus on the...› more

Dams Initiative
Implementation and Case Studies  |   3 Mar 2012

Initiative // Dams Initiative

Dams <<-->> Blessing or curse? Over 48,000 large dams are in operation worldwide.› more

Thirsty Crops
Implementation and Case Studies  |   3 Mar 2012

Project // Thirsty Crops

Freshwater withdrawals have doubled every 30 years in last 100 years, about 4000 km^2 per year at present. In India 80% of the surface water is utilized for agriculture. The WWF India`s "thirsty crop" project aims to...› more

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