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Video // The Alberta Water Nexus: Energy, Food, and People

Most of your daily decisions influence the demand for water. The interconnected system of food, energy, and people relies on the water in our basin. The amount of water is limited, so all the players in this system must cooperate to share our water resources.

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Urban Nexus

RESNexus Project // Resilience and Vulnerability at the Urban Nexus

This project is investigating resilience and vulnerability at the urban nexus of food, water, energy and the environment. Dubbed ResNexus for short, the project team, which includes partners at Wageningen University in the Netherlands and University of São Paulo in Brazil will examine how vulnerabilities within urban communities are constructed by through trade-offs and aggravations at the food, water and environment nexus, in three mid-sized highly-dynamic cities in East Africa (Kampala),...

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Urban Nexus

The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI) // 15 Projects that Will Take On the Food-Water-Energy Nexus

The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus is a call jointly established by the Belmont Forum and the Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe. The cooperation was established in order to bring together the fragmented research and expertise across the globe to find innovative new solutions to the Food-Water-Energy Nexus challenge. 15 selected projects will start during the first half of 2018.

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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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SDGs

Project // S-MultiStor: Sustainable Hydropower and Multipurpose Storage to Meet the Water, Food and Energy SDG's

This project is a 3-year program to investigate and demonstrate improved approaches to sustainable multipurpose water storage, including both gray and green storage. We have assembled a consortium of leading international partner organizations responsible for developing and testing decision-support tools that have the potential to make a measurable impact on sustainable development.

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Projects

Nexus in South Asia // ACIAR Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP)

The Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP) is a project that aims to improve the management of water, energy and food resources in three major Himalayan river basins - the Indus, Ganges and Brahmaputra - with a particular focus on benefits for women and girls.

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Eating Green // Exploring Environmental Sustainability in Hospital Foodservice

This systems-level clinical research aims to explore environmental sustainability and the ‘water-energy-food nexus’ in hospital foodservice through a series of interrelated qualitative and quantitative studies. It will provide a comprehensive assessment of current practice to identify opportunities and strategies to improve the environmental sustainability of hospital foodservice. The expected outcome is the implementation of a change in policy and/or practice within healthcare.

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Центрально-Азиатский Диалог // Усиления Взаимосвязи «Вода-Энергия-Продовольствие» и Использование Многосекторального Финансирования

Проект «Центрально-Азиатский Диалог по использованию возможностей многосекторального финансирования путем усиления взаимосвязи «вода-энергия-продовольствие» реализуется при финансовой поддержке Европейского Союза и представляет собой часть глобальной Программы Нексус, которая исполняется также в Латинской Америке, Африке и на Ближнем Востоке.

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Central Asia Nexus Dialogue Project // Fostering Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus Dialogue and Multi-Sector Investment

Central Asia Nexus Dialogue project: Fostering Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus Dialogue and Multi-Sector Investment is an EU-funded project that is part of a global program with activities also in Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.

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Project // Alberta Water Nexus Project

To explore and understand the interconnectedness of water users in Alberta, the Alberta Water Nexus Project was launched by the Alberta WaterPortal Society. Starting with a pilot in the Bow River Basin, the Project aims to show how converging water use from different sectors and entities impacts water availability on a regional basis.

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