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Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 Jun 2017

The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in East Asia // A Tele-connected Value Chain Analysis Using Inter-Regional Input-Output Analysis

By David J. White, Klaus Hubacek, Feng Kuishuang, Sun Laixiang and Bo Meng. This analysis demonstrates the hidden virtual flows of water, energy, and food embodied in intra-regional and transnational inter-regional trade. China’s...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 Jun 2017

Perspectives on the Nexus // Water, Energy and Food Security in an Era of Climate Change

By Larry A. Swatuk and Corrine Cash. The article is an introduction to a collection that highlights the many and varied ways of analysing and understanding the outcomes of particular resource access, allocation and use decisions....› more

Policy Papers  |  23 Jun 2017

Hydropower // Addressing Climate Vulnerability for Power System Resilience and Energy Security - A Focus on Hydropower Resources

By Molly Hellmuth, Pamela Cookson and Joanne Potter, ICF/USAid. Hydropower is always at the heart of the Nexus. This paper aims to inform energy planners and investors about i) how climate change can affect power generation...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  19 Jun 2017

Co-exploring the Water-Energy-Food Nexus // Facilitating Dialogue through Participatory Scenario Building

By Oliver W. Johnson and Louise Karlberg. This paper presents insights on how participatory scenario-building processes can create space for dialogue amongst stakeholders with differing knowledge, experience, priorities, and...› more

Policy Papers  |  15 Jun 2017

Advancing the Energy-Water Nexus // How Governors Can Bridge Their Conservation Goals

To lower the cost and environmental impact of electricity, states will want to manage water resources with as little energy consumption as possible. Opportunities may also exist to integrate energy and water conservation efforts...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  14 Jun 2017

Resources, Services and Risks // How Can Data Observatories Bridge The Science-Policy Divide in Environmental Governance?

By Reza Ardakanian, Mathew Kurian, Kristin Meyer, L. Gonçalves Veiga. This book discusses the role of observatories in supporting evidence-based decision-making. The book focuses on issues of data accessibility, monitoring...› more

Implementation and Case Studies  |  13 Jun 2017

Coping with Water Scarcity under Changing Climate Conditions // Best Practices and Innovations on Trial

A collection of 15 case studies from the MENA region by GIZ and the Mediterranean Environmental Network (MEN), based either on their success – then called a ‘Best Practice’ – or on their inspiring, innovative ideas, called an...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  12 Jun 2017

Solar Energy // Directing solar photons to sustainably meet food, energy, and water needs

By Emre Gençer, Caleb Miskin, Xingshu Sun, M. Ryyan Khan, Peter Bermel, M. Ashraf Alam and Rakesh Agrawal. To overcome the "Full Earth" challenge, the authors propose the utilization of the entire solar spectrum by redirecting...› more

Policy Papers  |  12 Jun 2017

SDGs // Integrated Approaches for Sustainable Development Goals Planning: The Case of Goal 6 on Water and Sanitation

This publication highlights how the systems thinking approach applied by ESCAP complements tools created by experts as the most comprehensive method to develop strategies and plans for the integrated and holistic implementation...› more

Projects  |   2 Jun 2017

Water-Food Nexus // Programme "Remote Sensing for Water Productivity"

This programme will assist the Member Countries of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in monitoring water productivity, identifying water productivity gaps, proposing solutions to reduce these gaps...› more

Slides  |  30 May 2017

Presentation // The Nexus between Energy, Food, and Water Security in the Arabian Gulf

Presentation by Jean-Marc Rickli and Joaan Bin Jassim.› more

Fact Sheets  |  30 May 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // A clean energy future means water security in Texas

By Environmental Defense Fund. As Texas’ population increases and climate change persists, meeting the state’s water needs is becoming more and more difficult. Also known as the energy-water nexus, energy choices have a vital...› more

Policy Papers  |  30 May 2017

UN Freshwater Strategy 2017-2021

By UNEP. Building on its mandate and work towards helping countries develop peacefully, equitably and sustainably while protecting and restoring their ecosystem functions and services, UN Environment has launched a new five-year...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  29 May 2017

Urban Nexus // The food-energy-water nexus and urban complexity

By Patricia Romero-Lankao, Timon McPhearson, Debra J. Davidson. While tackling interdependencies among food, energy, and water security is promising, three fundamental challenges to effective operationalization need addressing:...› more

Resource  |  26 May 2017

Research // The food-energy-water nexus: Transforming science for society

By Ben L. Ruddell, Patrick M. Reed, Ruth I. Hook, Chunmiao Zheng, Vince C. Tidwell and Stefan Siebert. Emerging interdisciplinary science efforts are providing new understanding of the interdependence of food, energy, and water...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  26 May 2017

SDGs // A Guide to SDG Interactions: From Science to Implementation

By the Internation Council for Science (ICSU). The report offers a blueprint to help countries implement and achieve the 17 goals and the 169 targets that sit underneath them. The ICSU report is a first-of-its-kind attempt to...› more

Policy Papers  |  24 May 2017

Policy Brief // Enhancing regional cooperation in the Middle East and North Africa through the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus

By Rana El Hajj, Nadim Farajalla, Tessa Terpstra andv Anders Jägerskog. Water, energy and food resources in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are in a critical situation in general but with interregional variations....› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  24 May 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // Shale Gas Development and Drinking Water Quality

By Elaine Hill and Lala Ma. Recent studies have linked shale gas development (SGD) to ground water contamination. The extent of these environmental externalities, to date, remains uncertain. To address this gap, we examine...› more

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

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