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Переосмысление Водной Проблематики в Центральноазиатском Контексте // Ущерб от Бездействия и Преимущества Водного Сотрудничества

Авторы: Бенджамин Пол, Анника Крамер, Вильям Халл, Сабина Блюмштейн, Искандар Абдуллаев, Жусипбек Казбеков, Таис Резникова, Екатерина Стрикелева, Эдуард Интервиес, Штефан Горлитц. Несмотря на декларируемую готовность стран к сотрудничеству, на деле в Центральной Азии наблюдается активная конкуренция за водные ресурсы. Водохозяйственной политикой региона движут, главным образом, нескоординированные национальные стратегии. Между Казахстаном, Кыргызстаном, Таджикистаном, Туркменистаном и...

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Strategies for a Green Economy // Investing in Nature as Water Infrastructure

IUCN's Policy Brief on Water, Food, Energy Nexus and the Dimension of Nature. Clean and regular water supplies are among the most basic human needs, as well as being core to most industries and to food and energy security.

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Desalination

Water-Energy Nexus // A Pre-feasibility Study for Mid-east Water-renewable Energy Exchanges

By David Katz and Arkadiy Shafran. In the face of strong population growth, the region’s countries are in need of long-term strategic planning in the water, energy and land-use sectors. Israel and Palestine have access to the Mediterranean, and thus, relatively easy access to desalination, but have relatively little open spaces necessary for large scale renewable energy facilities; whereas Jordan’s access to the sea is far from its population centers, but it has a relatively large amount of...

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Climate Change

Nexus of Water-Energy-Food as an Approach to Face Climate Change // Morocco's Intergral Concepts for Climatic Challenges

By Hind Bouhia, Global Nexus. Morocco, home to cereal, olive, and livestock cultivation, is continuously feeling the effect of climate change due to its increasing population and gradual desertification. This policy brief reflects on the importance of including the many sectors of the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus in climate change mitigation and adaptation. It also highlights Morocco's creative and active approaches to craft solutions to this global challenge.

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Hydropower

Water-Energy Nexus // Energy Resource Use Options for Improved Energy Security in Ethiopia

By Hiroshan Hettiarachchi, UNU-FLORES. Ethiopia’s energy sector faces critical challenges to meet a steadily increasing energy demand. This is due to the low development of electric restructure, the countries strong dependence on imported oil, and drought vulnerable hydroelectric power.

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Nexus Conference Chapel Hill // Outcome Document

The document is the official message of the conference convened by the Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill addressing Water-Energy-Food and Climate, 16-18 Apr 2018. The conference brought together scientists and practitioners working in government, civil society and business, and other stakeholders to focus on how and why the nexus approach can be used on local and international levels.

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Strengthening Climate Resilience in Urban Amazonia // Experiences from Tarapoto and the Cumbaza Watershed in San Martín, Peru

This brief presents a Water-Energy-Food (WEF) nexus case study of the Cumbaza River watershed in San Martin, Peru. The dynamic socio-ecological pressures and complex water-energy-food system interdependencies that exist in increasingly urbanized Amazon landscapes are discussed.

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Financing for Development // Progress and Prospects 2018

Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing Development. The 2018 report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development finds that most types of development financing flows increased in 2017, and that there has been progress across all the action areas of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. This progress was underpinned by an upturn in the world economy, but at the same time the report warns that risks could derail development progress and structural impediments continue to...

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Policy Paper // BMZ Strategy for Interlinkages between Water, the Environment and Climate Change - Synergies and Conflicts between Goals

By the Federal Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ) of Germany. In view of the responsibility shared by all stakeholders for economically sustainable, integrated and climate-friendly development, it is becoming increasingly important in development cooperation to take account of the correlations between the individual sectors.

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Nexus Conference Chapel Hill // Draft Outcome Message

The draft outcome message from the Nexus Conference is available. A new version will be produced for the conference to have available and a final version after the conference will be circulated to the member states for their consideration when they are preparing the Ministerial Declaration for the UN High-Level Political Forum.

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