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Implementation and Case Studies

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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

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

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