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Implementation and Case Studies

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Implementation and Case Studies  |  17 Nov 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // Quantifying Water and Energy Linkages in Irrigation: Experiences From Viet Nam

There is a need to better understand the feasibility of and incentives for farmers for adopting High-efficiency Irrigation Systems (HEIS) such as drip and sprinkler irrgations systems for various cropping systems and associated...› more

Implementation and Case Studies  |  14 Jul 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // Examples of Positive Bioenergy and Water Relationships

By IEA Bioenergy and Global Bioenergy Partnership. The 20 examples presented in this publication illustrate an encouraging variety both in terms of bioenergy systems and geographical distribution, and they all show how solutions...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  12 Jul 2017

Research // Assessment of the Successes and Failures of Decentralized Energy Solutions and Implications for the Water–Energy–Food Security Nexus: Case Studies from Developing Countries

By Dawit Diriba Guta, Jose Jara, Narayan Prasad Adhikari, Qiu Chen, Varun Gaur and Alisher Mirzabaev. Access to reliable and affordable energy is vital for sustainable development. In the off-grid areas of developing countries,...› more

Implementation and Case Studies  |  26 Jun 2017

WaCClim Case Study // Water-Energy-Climate Nexus in Mexico

In Mexico, water utilities have a difficult task meeting user’s demands. Low tariffs, high water consumption, and a complicated legal framework have led to unsustainable water abstraction, high energy costs, high water loss, and...› more

Implementation and Case Studies  |  26 Jun 2017

WaCClim Case Study // Water-Energy-Climate Nexus in Peru

Peru is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. A low-lying coastal area, with vast arid and semi-arid lands, much of Peru is liable to floods, droughts and desertification. 72% of the total number of national...› more

Implementation and Case Studies  |  26 Jun 2017

WaCClim Case Study // Water-Energy-Climate Nexus in Thailand

Located in one of the regions most vulnerable to the impact of global warming, Thailand has established policies, action plans and climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies over the last several years. In the Paris...› more

Implementation and Case Studies  |  26 Jun 2017

WaCClim Case Study // Water-Energy-Climate Nexus in Jordan

Jordan is the world ́s second most water-scarce country. Energy consumption accounts for around 73 percent of Jordan’s national emissions and 15 % of these are attributed to the water sector. Water pumping is responsible for the...› more

Implementation and Case Studies  |  13 Jun 2017

Coping with Water Scarcity under Changing Climate Conditions // Best Practices and Innovations on Trial

A collection of 15 case studies from the MENA region by GIZ and the Mediterranean Environmental Network (MEN), based either on their success – then called a ‘Best Practice’ – or on their inspiring, innovative ideas, called an...› more

Implementation and Case Studies  |  12 May 2017

Case Study // The Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Challenges for the Chilean agriculture

By Rike Becker and Laura Margarete Simon. Chile is a long narrow strip of land squeezed between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, with a variety of climates and geography. It is one of the leading agricultural producers...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   9 May 2017

Forthcoming // The Green Economy and the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

This book argues that a variety of policies will be required to create synergies between the water-energy-food nexus sectors while reducing trade-offs in the development of a green economy. Despite rising demand for water, energy...› more

Resource  |   8 May 2017

Nexus Outlook Report // A Collection of Nexus Case Studies from Latin America, Africa and Asia

TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences has issued a report illustratively highlighting resource use challenges across many case studies. The report entails a range of easily digestible small nexus assessments, in-depth focus...› more

Slides  |  28 Apr 2017

Regional Nexus Dialogues // National Cases in Latin America and the Caribbean: Costa Rica and Brazil

An overview of nexus case studies, presented on occasion of the first Executive Committee Meeting of the Regional Nexus Dialogue in Latin America and the Caribbean by Andrei Jouravlev and Adrian Rodriguez, Economic Commission for...› more

Implementation and Case Studies  |  13 Mar 2017

Case Study // Modeling the water-energy nexus: how do water constraints affect energy planning in South Africa?

By the World Bank. This research focuses on incorporating a representation of water supply and infrastructure costs into an energy systems model (SATIM-W) to better reflect the interdependent nature of the energy-water nexus in...› more

Implementation and Case Studies  |   3 Mar 2017

Case Study // Del Monte Philippines harvests energy from food process water

A waste-to-energy project undertaken by the world's largest integrated pineapple operation, Del Monte Philippines Inc. (DMPI), has exceeded even the high effluent quality targets originally set for the job. The Global Water...› more

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

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