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Increasing the Impact of EU Development Policy: An Agenda for Change
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Slides // Increasing the Impact of EU Development Policy: An Agenda for Change

The EU as a whole is the world's largest donor and a key trading partner for developing countries. With its broad and ambitious development policies and comprehensive partnerships, the EU it is already making a significant contribution towards the MDGs. But we could have even greater impact.

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Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus: Update on the EU Food Security Policy
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Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus: Update on the EU Food Security Policy

by Chantal Symoens, EuropeAid

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Water in a Green Economy: The UN System's Position
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Slides // Water in a Green Economy: The UN System's Position

by Zafar Adeel, Chair of UN-Water - Presentation at the BONN 2011 NEXUS CONFERENCE

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Lessons Learnt from Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20
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Slides // Lessons Learnt from Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20

Presentation by Josefina Maestu, UN Water Decade Program on Advocacy and Communication - Presentation at the BONN 2011 NEXUS CONFERENCE

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Update on EU Water Policy - A Nexus-Perspective for the EU Development Policy
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Slides // Update on EU Water Policy - A Nexus-Perspective for the EU Development Policy

by André Liebaert, European Commission - Presentation at the BONN 2011 NEXUS CONFERENCE

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Research Papers, Publications and Books

Publication // Choke Point China

Confronting Water Scarcity and Energy Demand

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Research Papers, Publications and Books

Publication // Food, Water and Energy Nexus in India

 

Research Papers, Publications and Books

Publication // The Need for Fresh Water Economics

An Informal Discussion Paper produced for the Bonn Conference on Water, Food, Energy Nexus

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Networked solutions for an interlinked world
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Press Background // Networked solutions for an interlinked world

Our world faces enormous challenges. Water, energy and food will become ever scarcer in future, especially in poor countries. Although solutions can be found for many of the impending problems, the measures taken to tackle one problem impact on other sectors — often with negative consequences. Conflicts of objectives arise. Thus, more food or energy has, so far, come at a high cost: rising water consumption. And this is only one example of the contradictory relationships at work.

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More goods for more people with fewer resources – Can it be done?
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Press Background // More goods for more people with fewer resources — Can it be done?

Is there a contradiction between providing secure access to water and energy and supplying sufficient food to the world's growing population? The answer right now is: in many cases, yes! In many situations throughout the world it is becoming clear that increases in the supply of water or food or energy only come at the expense of one or both of the other resources.

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