Organisations and Networks

Organisations & Networks

​​​Water-Energy-Food-Health Nexus Renewable Resources Initiative (WEFRAH)

WEFRAH is an initiative led by AUB's FAFS. This two year seed funding initiative includes a critical mass of faculty from across the university. WEFRAH’s focus is collaboration to achieve primary resources security. The initiative is in response to the President’s vision of engagement and impact to strengthen collaborations between AUB Faculties and Schools, particularly to promote interdisciplinary collaboration by nurturing a bottom-up, participatory approach within AUB and between AUB and its...

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Organisations & Networks

Water, Land and Ecosystems 2017-2018 Research Highlights // Solutions for Thriving Ecosystems

Agriculture is one of humanity’s great success stories, yet it is one of the lead causes of environmental degradation and social inequity. Business as usual is clearly unsustainable - we cannot afford to produce food the way we are now if we are to survive as a planet or a species.

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Initiative by UNU-INWEH // "Water Security and Nexus"

"Water Security and Nexus" is a global initiative by UNU-INWEH that supports decision makers and development community in applying water security agenda.

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Hydropower

Partnership to Promote Water and Energy Sustainability // Sustainable Water and Energy Solutions

The Sustainable Water and Energy Solutions is a partnership by the United Nation's Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) and the Brazilian-Paraguayan Itaipu hydroelectric power plant (ITAIPU BINACIONAL​​​​​). The partnership is aiming to promote water and energy sustainability and other SDG's, in order to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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Peace and conflict

Water-Peace Nexus // The Water, Peace and Security Initiative (WPSI)

The Water, Peace and Security Initiative (WPSI) is pioneering the development of innovative information tools and practical approaches that can support evidence-based actions to reduce water-related security risks.

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Organisations & Networks

WASAG // The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture

WASAG has been designed to bring together key players across the globe and across sectors to tackle the collective challenge of using water better in agriculture to ensure food security for all. It is an initiative for partners from all fields and backgrounds to collaborate in supporting countries and stakeholders in their commitments and plans related to the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, the Paris Climate Agreement (including implementing nationally determined contributions) and other...

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Organisations & Networks

Integrating Nexus Research // Nexus Project Cluster

The Nexus Project Cluster” is an initiative that aims to enhance communication, dissemination, and the impact of research and initiatives on the Nexus, which links the fields of water, energy, food, land, and climate. The initiative, in particular, investigates the Nexus regarding its impacts on societal challenges like public health, rural-urban development, circular economy, and increasing social welfare.

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Organisations & Networks

Research Network // Future Earth Water-Energy-Food Nexus Knowledge-Action Network

The Knowledge-Action Network on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus is a collaborative initiative of the Core Projects of Future Earth, the Future Earth Cluster Activity on Sustainability for water, energy and food through integrated water information and improved governance and CCAFS (the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security).

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Organisations & Networks

CECAN // Centre for the Evaluation of Complexity Across the Nexus (UK)

CECAN, a £3m national research centre hosted by the University of Surrey, brings together a coalition of experts to address Nexus issues in policy making and evaluation. CECAN will pioneer, test and promote innovative evaluation approaches and methods across nexus problem domains, such as biofuel production or climate change, where food, energy, water and environmental issues intersect.

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Resource

Research // WEF Nexus Research Group

Global shifts in risks and the changes associated with water, energy, and food securities are the focus of the TAMU Water-Energy-Food Research Group. Special attention is paid to the interconnectedness of these three primary resource portfolios. The WEF Nexus builds on the integrated water resources management and introduces an holistic, transdisciplinary, inclusive multi-stakeholder platform for resource allocation.

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