Implementation and Case Studies

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

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 resources, systems and facilities.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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, economical and socially inclusive community for Hannover's residents.

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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

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.

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Implementation and Case Studies

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 Infrastructure Solutions. The Dialogue is a call to action to those leading transformations in water infrastructure planning, financing and operation. IWA and IUCN are requesting submission of your ideas, case studies, and tools.

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

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 development opportunities for all and avoid social conflict over land and water management then lessons need to be learned from past projects.

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Water for Food, Energy and Ecosystems <<-->> Case of the Inner Niger Delta, Mali
Implementation and Case Studies

Water for Food, Energy and Ecosystems // Case of the Inner Niger Delta, Mali

By Niger Basin Authority (NBA) and the Government of Mali. Three-quarters of the population of the Inner Niger Delta (IND) live below the national poverty line. The large water infrastructures upstream have led to a transfer of welfare from downstream to upstream while contributing to national food security and electricity production. The development and use of a policy for allocation of sufficient water (flood duration and depth) for the delta to sustain food production and ecosystems, would...

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