Resources

The Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus <<-->> Challenges and Opportunities
Slides

Slides // The Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus <<-->> Challenges and Opportunities

Presentation at the "Planet under Pressure" Conference, London, 27 March 2012

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Connecting The Dots: The Food, Energy, Water and Climate Nexus (2011)
Videos

Video of Symposium // Connecting The Dots: The Food, Energy, Water and Climate Nexus (2011)

As man pushes ever further into the 21st century it is becoming increasingly necessary to understand the interactions and interconnections between humanity's needs for food, energy, water, and the environment. Stanford experts discuss why in a world of limited resources it is crucial that we understand the consequences that our decisions today have on the future.

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Great Lakes Energy-Water Nexus (GLEW) Initiative
Implementation and Case Studies

Initiative // Great Lakes Energy-Water Nexus (GLEW) Initiative

The Great Lakes Energy-Water Nexus (GLEW) Initiative developed new metrics to measure aquatic resource impacts from water used for power generation and conducted analyses to inform potential changes in environmental impacts from different energy futures. GLEW also examined policies that govern electric energy markets, utilities, and power plant siting, to identify opportunities for better integrating environmental resource impacts into future water policy and regulatory efforts. With support...

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IDS Summary of the World Water Forum 2012
Resource

Opinion // IDS Summary of the World Water Forum 2012

"Trendy concepts such as the green economy and the water-energy-food nexus were floating around. There was a widespread belief that we need to rethink and renovate the global water governance system. So how much was new and how much was old wine in new bottles?"

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Dams and Development <<-->> A New Framework for Decision-making <<-->> 2000 WDC Report
Research Papers, Publications and Books

Publication // Dams and Development <<-->> A New Framework for Decision-making <<-->> 2000 WDC Report

"At the heart of the dams debate are issues of equity, governance, justice and power — issues that underlie the many intractable problems faced by humanity."

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World Water Day 2012: Water and food security
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World Water Day 2012: Water and food security

Press release by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU)

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The Water-Food-Energy Nexus - Why Everything you Consume is Connected
Videos

Video // The Water-Food-Energy Nexus - Why Everything you Consume is Connected

Andy Wales, Global Head of Sustainable Development at SABMiller, speaks about the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus: "We need new campaigns, new corporate strategies and new policies which consider these connections and drive dramatic efficiency and productivity improvements, the right land use choices and product innovation. And all this whilst meeting the legitimate needs and desires of those 3 billion new middle class consumers."

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"The Future We Want" <<-->> Zero draft of Rio+20
Policy Papers

Zero Draft // "The Future We Want" <<-->> Zero draft of Rio+20

 

Water, Food & Energy Nexus
Implementation and Case Studies

Case Studies // Water, Food & Energy Nexus

A collection of case studies on the NEXUS presented by CGIAR's Challenge Programm, the EDF Groupe and the World Water Council on the WWF6

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Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
Organisations & Networks

Organisation // Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

CGIAR is a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for sustainable development with the funders of this work. The funders include developing and industrialized country governments, foundations, and international and regional organizations. The work they support is carried out by 15 members of the Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers, in close collaboration with hundreds of partner organizations, including national and regional research institutes,...

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