Resources

Climate Change

Publication // Water Security: The Water-Energy-Climate Nexus

Water security is the gossamer that links together the web of food, energy, climate, economic growth, and human security challenges that the world economy faces over the next two decades. This book, published by the Water Initiative of the World Economic Forum, seeks to deepen the awareness and understanding of the nexus which spans across the issue of water and to explore solutions to the water scarcity challenge ahead.

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Organisations & Networks

Institute // Ethiopian Institute of Water Resources (EIWR)

The Ethiopian Institute of Water Resources (EIWR) was established under the Africa-U.S. Higher Education Initiative to serve as the central administration unit to coordinate research, education and outreach activities amongst the partnering U.S. and Ethiopian Universities.

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WaterLex
Organisations & Networks

Organisation // WaterLex

WaterLex, through its legal expertise, supports the harmonization and strengthening of international law asserting the trumping value of human rights commitments over any other international commitments.

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Slides

Slides // Managing the Water Buffer: For Climate Change Adaptation and Food Security

by Ethiopian Institute of Water Research, Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources and MetaMeta

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Seawater Greenhouse Ltd. (UK)
Organisations & Networks

Company // Seawater Greenhouse Ltd. (UK)

The Seawater Greenhouse provides a low-cost solution by enabling year-round crop production in some of the world's hottest and driest regions using seawater and sunlight.

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Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Organisations & Networks

Organisation // Global Environment Facility (GEF)

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) unites 182 member governments – in partnership with international institutions, civil society organizations (CSOs), and the private sector – to address global environmental issues.

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The Vertical Farm Project
Implementation and Case Studies

Project // The Vertical Farm Project

 

Durban: Linking Water and Sanitation Provision to Energy Saving and Food Security
Slides

Slides // Durban: Linking Water and Sanitation Provision to Energy Saving and Food Security

by University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association (BORDA)

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Skyfarming
Slides

Slides // Skyfarming

by University of Hohenheim, Germany

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Research Papers, Publications and Books

The Vertical Farm: Reducing the impact of agriculture on ecosystem functions and services

The construction of urban food production centers - vertical farms — could allow us to grow our food continuously inside of tall buildings within the built environment.

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