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Policy Papers  |  14 Mar 2017

The Energy-Water-Food Nexus and Climate Change: Implications for Policy-making, Research, and Business

By Mohamed Behnassi. Energy, water and food resource systems are critically inter depended. Energy is needed to produce food and to treat and move water; water is needed to cultivate food crops and to generate many forms of...› more

Resource  |   9 Mar 2017

Policy Brief // The Climate-Energy Nexus and the G20: Compatible or mutually exclusive?

By Lina Li, Julia Melnikova and Dennis Tänzler from adelphi. The article outlines the current and the future role of the climate-energy nexus in the G20. › more

Policy Papers  |   6 Mar 2017

Policy Brief // Achieving Water, Energy and Food Security in Indonesia

By Helen Bellfield, David Sabogal, Jeni Pareira, Adi Gangga and Matt Leggett. This report analyses policy coherence and trade-offs in Indonesia’s development agenda and its emissions reduction targets using a water-energy-food...› more

Policy Papers  |  28 Feb 2017

Report // Energy Water Nexus (EWN) Strategic Roadmap

The EWN roadmap focuses on the interdependency between energy and water and identified opportunities for the Midwest region, M-WERC, The Water Council, and their members to further develop their leadership role in this emerging...› more

Policy Papers  |  28 Feb 2017

Governance // Natural Resource Governance at Multiple Scales in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

By Susan Sellars-Shrestha, Amy Sellmyer and Christopher. Human efforts to address poverty, enhance welfare, and conserve natural resources and the environment often fail because of faulty governance and implementation....› more

Policy Papers  |  15 Feb 2017

Transboundary Rivers // The Rise of Hydro-Diplomacy: Strengthening Foreign Policy for Transboundary Waters

By Benjamin Pohl, Carius Alexander et al. This report calls on foreign policy makers to exert stronger political leadership in water diplomacy and to actively accompany and facilitate the efforts of technical and development...› more

Policy Papers  |  15 Feb 2017

Final Report EIP-AGRI Focus Group on Water and Agriculture

This report presents the results of the EIP-AGRI Focus Group (FG) on “Water & Agriculture: adaptive strategies at farm level”. Water is an essential resource for crop and livestock production. Climate change is generating...› more

Policy Papers  |  10 Feb 2017

Basin Governance // Governance Structures for Transboundary Water Management in the Jordan Basin

By Elizabeth Yaari, Marian Neal and Zaki Shubber. This report is produced to support EcoPeace Middle East and other users including riparian governments to facilitate discussion among stakeholders as to what type of basin...› more

Policy Papers  |   3 Feb 2017

The Energy-Water Nexus // A Plan for Collaboration Between the Department of Energy and Water Sector

Energy and water are critical and mutually dependent resources. Research and collaboration between the energy and water sectors will result in reliable, resilient, and sustainable systems that create jobs as well as stimulate...› more

Policy Papers  |  25 Jan 2017

Infrastructure // Natural Infrastructure in the Nexus

By Suzanne Ozment, Kara DiFrancesco and Todd Gartner. The aim of the synthesis papers is to bring together sectoral best practice, and to make connections between the multi-sectoral components of the nexus. The papers identify...› more

Policy Papers  |  24 Jan 2017

Policy Brief // Sustainability in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Bridging Science and Policy Making

By Bassel Daher. Policy decisions made within one sector are felt across all others connected to it. A clear understanding of how future policy decisions will impact all three of the interconnected WEF sectors is vital. To reach...› more

Policy Papers  |  23 Jan 2017

Global Water Report 2016 // "Thirsty business: Why water is vital to climate action"

2016 Annual Report of Corporate Water Disclosure. This report summarizes and analyzes the disclosures made through the 2016 information request. It is aimed at companies facing water risks and opportunities, and investors seeking...› more

Policy Papers  |  22 Jan 2017

SDGs // The importance of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the implementation of The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

By Rabi Mohtar. Progress toward 12 of these SDGs is directly related to the sustainable use of resources such as land, food, water, energy and materials. The commitment of the Nations to adopt and achieve the SDGs, eradicate...› more

Policy Papers  |  17 Jan 2017

Water-Food Nexus // Water for Food. Water for Life. A Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture

Edited by David Molden. The Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture is a critical evaluation of the benefits, costs, and impacts of the past 50 years of water development, the water management challenges...› more

Policy Papers  |  12 Jan 2017

Sewage // Urban sewage in Brazil: drivers of and obstacles to wastewater treatment and reuse; governing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Series

By Katharina M.K. Stepping. The case study analyses the factors that drive or hinder wastewater collection and treatment in urban Brazil and discusses the potential for wastewater reuse and its current constraints. The results...› more

Policy Papers  |  19 Dec 2016

Research // DTU International Energy Report 2016: The Energy-Water-Food Nexus 2016

A report by Technical University of Denmark. The International Energy Report 2016 analyses challenges and opportunities for wider introduction of the nexus concept from local to global scale in order to enhance the security and...› more

Policy Papers  |  12 Dec 2016

Policy Briefing // The Water-Energy-Food Nexus

By the UK Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology. The term nexus describes the key interactions between parts of a system or systems. This POSTnote summarises current understanding of the interactions between water,...› more

Policy Papers  |   9 Dec 2016

Transboundary Basins // Reconciling Resource Uses in Transboundary Basins: Assessment of the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Nexus

By UNECE. The nexus needs to be tackled in practice across diverse physical and political settings, including in the context of transboundary river basins in which little has been done so far. This report intends to close this...› more

Policy Papers  |  30 Nov 2016

Wastewater Systems and Energy Saving in Urban India: Governing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus series

By Babette Never. This paper analyses the interdependency of water and energy in India’s wastewater sector. Wastewater treatment plants consume a great deal of energy. Energy-efficient technologies are available, but are only...› more

Policy Papers  |  16 Nov 2016

Research // Wastewater As a Resource: The Water-Waste-Energy Nexus in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Paul Gremillion and Tamara Avellán. A Nexus Approach centred on wastewater treatment and recovery can link cycles of water, waste, and energy. Rich in carbon and nutrients, wastewater has the potential to supply greenhouse gas...› more

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