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Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 May 2017

Research // Possible pathways and tensions in the food and water nexus

By R. Quentin Grafton, John William and Qiang Jiang. “Bottom-up” field-based, crop-hydrological models are used to estimate food production and irrigation water extractions under multiple scenarios of water and nitrogen use and...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 May 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // Water saving potentials and possible trade-offs for future food and energy supply

By Kerstin Damerau, Anthony G. Patt and Oscar P.R. van Vliet. The sufficient supply of food and energy requires large amounts of fresh water. Mainly required for irrigation, but also processing and cooling purposes, water is one...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  22 May 2017

Book // Multifunctional Land-Use Systems for Managing the Nexus of Environmental Resources

Ed. by Lulu Zhang and Kai Schwärzel. The authors claim this is the first book to provide a general overview of Chinese land-policy development and implementation, and highlights the problems and imbalances in the current land...› more

Slides  |  18 May 2017

DNC2017 // Nexus Platform meets Nexus Observatory: "Concept and Use Cases for the Nexus Observatory Prototype"

Presentation by Gerhard Rappold, GIZ, held at the Dresden Nexus Conference 2017 at the launch event of the collaboration between the Nexus Resource Platform and UNU-FLORES's Nexus Oberservatory.› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  18 May 2017

DNC2017 // Bridging the Water and Food Gap: The Role of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

By Rabi H. Mohtar, Amjad T. Assi and Bassel T. Daher. This paper introduces a WEF Nexus approach based on a theory of holistic systems. It is a hierarchal approach that begins with localizing the food security issue by taking...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  15 May 2017

Research // Regulating the water-energy-food nexus: Interdependencies, transaction costs and procedural justice

By Shaun Larcom and Terry van Gevelt. There have been calls for an overhaul of regulatory and governance frameworks to incorporate the implications of the water-energy-food nexus. The authors map one small component of the...› more

Implementation and Case Studies  |  12 May 2017

Case Study // The Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Challenges for the Chilean agriculture

By Rike Becker and Laura Margarete Simon. Chile is a long narrow strip of land squeezed between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, with a variety of climates and geography. It is one of the leading agricultural producers...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  11 May 2017

Awareness of the Food–Energy–Water Nexus and Public Policy Support in the United States: Public Attitudes Among the American People

By Kent E. Portney, Bryce Hannibal, Carol Goldsmith, Peyton McGee, Xinsheng Liu and Arnold Vedlitz. Most research into the connections between water and energy, water and food, and food and energy has been scientific and...› more

Resource  |  11 May 2017

Learning // The Nexus Game

The Nexus Game gives participants a unique opportunity to get an insight into challenges of water management for energy and food production, at the same time sustaining environmental flows. The aim of the game is thus to provide...› more

Resource  |  10 May 2017

Fact Sheet //The Nexus Regional Dialogues Programme

The Nexus Dialogues Programme Phase I (2016-2018), funded by the EU and BMZ, resulted from international efforts to operationalise the Nexus approach. The programme is designed to stimulate five Nexus Regional Dialogues (NRDs)...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   9 May 2017

Fact Sheet // Programa Diálogo Regional Nexo en América Latina y el Caribe

Políticas públicas para la gestión de las interconexiones entre agua, energía y alimentación› more

Fact Sheets  |   9 May 2017

Fact Sheet // Programme: Nexus – Water, Energy and Food Security for Bolivia

German Development Cooperation supports the integration and systematic implementation of multi-sectoral development measures.› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   9 May 2017

Forthcoming // The Green Economy and the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

This book argues that a variety of policies will be required to create synergies between the water-energy-food nexus sectors while reducing trade-offs in the development of a green economy. Despite rising demand for water, energy...› more

Resource  |   8 May 2017

Nexus Outlook Report // A Collection of Nexus Case Studies from Latin America, Africa and Asia

TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences has issued a report illustratively highlighting resource use challenges across many case studies. The report entails a range of easily digestible small nexus assessments, in-depth focus...› more

Policy Papers  |   4 May 2017

MENA // Food and Water Security in the Middle East and North Africa

By NATO Parliamentary Assembly (PA), ed. by Osman Askin Bak. For many years, the Science and Technology Committee (STC) of the NATO PA has underlined that natural resource constraints should be a concern for the transatlantic...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   3 May 2017

Water-Energy-Food Nexus: A Coupled Simulation and Optimization Framework

By Ali Karnib. This paper describes a framework for integrating quantitative WEF nexus simulation model (the Q-Nexus Model) with an optimization tool, which will give policy makers the ability to compromise best policy options...› more

Slides  |  28 Apr 2017

Regional Nexus Dialogues // The Water, Energy and Food Nexus Dialogue in Latin America and the Caribbean

A summary of the regional nexus dialogue on occasion of the first Executive Committee Meeting by Andrei Jouravlev and Adrian Rodriguez, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and Reinaldo Peñailillo,...› more

Slides  |  28 Apr 2017

Regional Nexus Dialogues // National Cases in Latin America and the Caribbean: Costa Rica and Brazil

An overview of nexus case studies, presented on occasion of the first Executive Committee Meeting of the Regional Nexus Dialogue in Latin America and the Caribbean by Andrei Jouravlev and Adrian Rodriguez, Economic Commission for...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  24 Apr 2017

Research // Climate Policy and the Energy-Water-Food Nexus: A Model Linkage Approach

By Dirk Willenbockel, Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex. There is a growing recognition that the ambitious UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end hunger, achieve food security and promote...› more

Policy Papers  |   7 Apr 2017

Latin America // El Nexo entre el agua, la energía y la alimentación en América Latina y el Caribe: planificación, marco normativo e identificación de interconexiones prioritarias

Por Antonio Embid y Liber Martín/Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe. Este documento analiza el Nexo entre agua, energía y alimentación en América Latina y el Caribe centrando su atención en el estado actual de la...› more

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