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Youth & Nexus Project // (Re)Connect the Nexus (Brazil)

This ESRC and FAPESP funded research project aims to examine young people's (aged 10-24) understandings, experiences and participation in the food-water-energy nexus in Brazil.

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Project // "Dŵr Uisce - Energy Efficiency in Water Services"

Water-Energy Nexus Project at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and Bangor University (UK). There is significant scope to improve the energy efficiency of the distribution of water resources in Ireland and Wales. The Dŵr Uisce project aims to quantify and demonstrate this scope using integrated smart and low-carbon technology.

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Project // TriNex - Knowledge Triangle Platform for the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

The TriNex project will be implemented in stages over a period of 36 months and split into nine overlapping work packages. Five of these work packages will be development oriented, while the remaining four will cover dissemination, exploitation, the quality plan, and management of the project.

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Project // Integrated Solutions for Water, Energy, and Land project (IS-WEL)

A new project, Integrated Solutions for Water, Energy, and Land, aims to identify integrated approaches to energy, water, food, and ecosystem security in selected regions of the world.

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Project // 5TOI_4EWAS Energy, Water and Agriculture in the South Mediterranean Neighbourhood

The project will enhance and support regional smart specialization and development by increasing research capacity, effective mobility of young innovators/researchers and shared knowledge to improve their participation in the EU research area. It will contribute to the establishment of favourable and stable conditions for international cooperation and the set-up of a Common Knowledge and Innovation Space of specialization in the SMN for a real socio-economic impact, based on co-ownership and...

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Project // Implementing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Incentive Structures and Policy Instruments

The Nexus project examined incentive structures, governance mechanisms, and policy instruments, which account for inter-sectoral interdependencies between water, energy and food security.

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Water-Energy Nexus // NYCDEP Water-Energy Nexus Study

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is charting a path towards major greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions in support of the City’s climate change initiatives. DEP has been progressively working to reduce GHGs emissions from all aspects of its infrastructures and programs, with the ultimate goal of an 80% reduction by 2050 relative to the 2005 baseline. Several DEP programs, such as water demand management and conservation, green infrastructure, in-city wetland restoration,...

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Project // Reconciling Different Uses of Water - Work on the Nexus in Transboundary Basins

By UNECE. Recognizing the challenges related to population growth and economic development, increased food and energy needs and incresing pressures on natural resources, the Parties to the UNECE Water Convention decided on assessments of water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus to be carried out. A representative set of transboundary basins in the pan-European region and beyond was to be assessed based on proposals from the countries.

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Project // MAGIC Moving Towards Adaptive Governance in Complexity: Informing Nexus Security

The project “Moving Towards Adaptive Governance in Complexity: Informing Nexus Security” (MAGIC) is a four-year project funded under the H2020-WATER-2015-two-stage programme; topic “Integrated approaches to food security, low-carbon energy, sustainable water management and climate change mitigation” (WATER-2b-2015). In the third millennium, the shift from an “empty world” to a “full and globalized world” is reaching its maximum speed and this generates new challenges for the governance of...

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Project // Stepping Up: Sustainability for Water, Energy and Food

STEPPING UP is a 3-year, EPSRC funded collaboration between sustainability researchers at universities and research institutes across the UK. The project aims to explore the potential opportunities of innovations the WEF Nexus, and understand the implications and challenges of achieving transformational change at different scales.

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