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Nexus Blog // Saving Water in Irrigation

By A. Vargas, R.J. Hogeboom & J.F. Schyns. This study aims to assess the consistency of a number of innovations that influence water savings in irrigation with various narratives in which they are embedded, within the context of the EU agricultural sector.

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Research

Publication // Can the Implementation of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Support Economic Growth in the Mediterranean Region? The Current Status and the Way Forward

By Markantonis, V., Arnaud, R., Karabulut, A., El Hajj, R., Altinbilek, D., Awad, I., ... & Matoussi, M. S. (2019). This policy note paper aims to address the issue of how implementation of the WEF Nexus can support economic growth in the Mediterranean region.

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Research

Publication // From national indices to regional action — An analysis of food, energy, water security in Ecuador, Bolivia, and Peru

By Mohammadpour, P., Mahjabin, T., Fernandez, J., & Grady, C. (2019). This paper presents an approach to quantify FEW security and highlights cases in Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia, delivering an integrated approach to quantify security measures that can be implemented at multiple spatial scales and institutional levels.

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Solar-powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS)

Fact sheet // Decentralized Renewables: Boosting Agriculture and Improving Nutrition

This fact sheet shows up ways, solutions and examples how decentralized use of renewable energy sources can enhance food security.

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Capacity Building

Nexus Blog // The Nexus Serious Game: A hands-on exerience of the Nexus Regional Diaogues Programme

The Nexus Regional Dialogues Team had the chance to play the Nexus Serious Game, which realistically reproduces the complex matrix of water, energy and agricultural resources inputs, outputs and effects.

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Research

Publication // Stakeholder Perspectives on Sustainability in the Food-Energy-Water Nexus

By Bielicki, J. M., Beetstra, M. A., Kast, J. B., Wang, Y., & Tang, S. (2019). This paper carried out a survey of priorities of different stakeholders involved in the FEW Nexus in the Great Lakes Region of the USA.

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Urban Nexus

Project // METABOLIC – Intelligent Urban Metabolic Systems for Green Cities of Tomorrow: an FWE Nexus-based Approach

This project will identify critical factors and define critical pathways of FWE delivery to urban centers using advanced tools such as artificial Intelligence, data mining, system dynamics modeling, agro-logistics and scenario analysis.

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Hydropower

Publication // Integrated modelling of the impacts of hydropower projects on the water-food-energy nexus in a transboundary Himalayan river basin

By Amjath-Babu, T. S., Sharma, B., Brouwer, R., Rasul, G., Wahid, S. M., Neupane, N., ... & Sieber, S. (2019). This paper looks at hydropower development in the transboundary Koshi river basin in the Himalayan region and aims to give possible benefits of the projects proposed.

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Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet // Power For All Technology Spotlight: Solar Powered Irrigation

This technology spotlight provides latest markets insights for emerging applications that unlock productivity through decentralized renewable energy technology.

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Sanitation and Wastewater

Publication // Becoming FEW Conscious: A Conceptual Typology of Household Behavior Change Interventions Targeting the Food-Energy-Water (FEW) Nexus

By Berman, H., Shwom, R., & Cuite, C. (2019). This paper proposes a conceptual typology that synthesises interdisciplinary analytic traditions to classify behavioural interventions targeting the household FEW nexus. The typology summarises behavioural interventions as active, passive, or structural, and household-specific or non-specific, illustrating six distinct categories.

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