Organisations and Networks

FE2W Network
Organisations & Networks

Initiative // FE2W Network: Food Energy Environemt Water

FE2W is a group of leading experts from universities, multilateral organisations and non-government organisations committed to addressing the world's food, energy, environment and water challenges. Its motto is "Understand Risks - Engage Decision-Makers - Enable Action".

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Water, Food and Energy
Organisations & Networks

Website // Water, Food and Energy

Competing Demands

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Large-Scale Irrigation - Understanding Energy-Water-Food Connections
Organisations & Networks

Website // Large-Scale Irrigation - Understanding Energy-Water-Food Connections

A MIT team is providing new understanding of the growing interconnections among three critical resources: energy, water, and food. The work focuses on Pakistan's Indus Basin.

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Scarcity in a Time of Surplus: Free Water and Energy Cause Food Waste and Power Shortage in India
Organisations & Networks

Website // Scarcity in a Time of Surplus: Free Water and Energy Cause Food Waste and Power Shortage in India

As a result of farm policy that ensures a glut of food – India threatens its water supply, wastes energy, drains its treasury, and adds to its growing fiscal deficit.

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The Official Task Force Webpage on the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystem Nexus
Organisations & Networks

Website // The Official Task Force Webpage on the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystem Nexus

The Parties to the Water Convention have included in the Work Programme 2013-2015 an assessment of the water-food-energy-ecosytems nexus in selected transboundary basins and established the Task Force on the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Nexus to overview and guide its preparation.

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IWA/IUCN Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions
Organisations & Networks

Website // IWA/IUCN Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions

The Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions is a call to action to those leading transformations in water infrastructure planning, financing and operation. The Dialogue will provide a forum for sharing experiences, lessons, tools and guidelines on how water infrastructure and technologies can address nexus challenges. It is designed to build a common understanding of innovative planning, management and operational approaches that provide shared benefits across sectors. Innovative...

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Land Matrix
Organisations & Networks

Website // Land Matrix

The Land Matrix is an online public database that permits all users to contribute to and improve data on land deals, and for this data to be visualised. The visualisations offer both overviews of the data and complete access to the public database down to the level of an individual deal. The Land Matrix facilitates the collection and representation of data; encourages citizens, researchers, governments, and companies to provide data and improve the quality of and access to data; and provides a...

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UN-Water Activity Information System (UNW-AIS)
Organisations & Networks

Web Platform // UN-Water Activity Information System (UNW-AIS)

The UN-Water Activity Information System (UNW-AIS) is an online platform to present and share information on water-related projects and learning initiatives from UN-Water and its members, partners and programmes. UNW-AIS is a platform for UN-Water members, partners and programmes as well as a broader audience including policy makers, water professionals, researchers and those from higher education for sharing information and knowledge from global to local level.

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African Regional Water Resource Information System (UN-Water/Africa)
Organisations & Networks

Web Platform // African Regional Water Resource Information System (UN-Water/Africa)

The UN-Water/Africa (formerly IGWA) comprises many UN agencies, including the Economic Commission for Africa, United Nations Environmental Program, World Meteorological Organization, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,The United Nations Children's Fund, United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, Water and Sustainable Development Programme in Africa, The New Partnership...

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Cap-Net - Capacity Building for Sustainable Water Resources Management
Capacity Building

Web Platform // Cap-Net - Capacity Building for Sustainable Water Resources Management

Cap-Net is an international network for capacity building in sustainable water management. It is made up of a partnership of autonomous international, regional and national institutions and networks committed to capacity building in the water sector. Networks have proven to be effective at promoting the understanding of integrated water resources management and play a key role in supporting the development of IWRM and the achievement of the MDGs.

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