Resources

Research

Publication //The Groundwater‒Energy‒Food Nexus in Iran’s Agricultural Sector: Implications for Water Security

By Mirzaei, A., Saghafian, B., Mirchi, A., & Madani, K. (2019). This article details the overexploitation of groundwater in Iran, its relationship with the agricultural sector and arising threats, while also offering idea to counter these trends. This is an excerpt of the original article, which can be accessed below.

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Research

Publication // Reconfiguration of the Water–Energy–Food Nexus in the Everest Tourist Region of Solukhumbu, Nepal

By Aubriot, O., Faulon, M., Sacareau, I., Puschiasis, O., Jacquemet, E., Smadja, J., André-Lamat, V., Abadia, C. & Muller, A. (2019). This paper looks at the WEF-Nexus in a Nepalese area that has seen a rapid influx and growth of its touristic economy, and the pathways this change has impacted local resource use.

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Governance

Publication // Competition for Land: The Water-Energy-Food Nexus and Coal Mining in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

By Simpson, G. B., Badenhorst, J., Berchner, M., Jewitt, G., & Davies, E. (2019). This paper highlights the conflict present between the WEF-Nexus and ambitious coal mining plans in South Africa´s Mpumalanage province. This is an excerpt of the original article, published in the journal Frontiers in Environmental Science.

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Modelling and Assessment

Publication // Sustainability Indicators and Indices for the Water-Energy-Food Nexus for Performance Assessment: WEF Nexus in Practice – South Africa Case Study

By Nhamo, L., Mabhaudhi, T., Mpandeli, S., Nhemachena, C., Senzanje, A., Naidoo, D., Liphadzi, S. & Modi, A. T. (2019). This paper develops a methodology for indices able to display WEF Nexus performance, monitoring and evaluation, using South Africa as an example.

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Fact Sheets

Nexus Fact Sheet // Frexus: Améliorer la sécurité et la résilience au changement climatique dans les contextes fragiles à travers le Nexus Eau-Energie - Sécurité Alimentaire

L'objectif de le projet FREXUS, qui est centré sur la région du Sahel, est de fournir des outils adéquats pour relever ces défis, éviter leurs conséquences négatives (telles que la concurrence et les conflits pour les ressources) et ouvrir des portes vers des opportunités pour le développement durable.

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Fact Sheets

Nexus Fact Sheet // Frexus: Improving security and climate resilience in a fragile context through the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus

With the FREXUS project, is aimed to improve security and climate resilience in a fragile context through the Water-Energy and Food Security Nexus (Frexus), in Mali, Niger and Chad. The objective is to increase peace and stability in areas where resource conflict is exacerbated by climate change.

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Projects

Project // Support to the Integrated Management of Water Resources of Lake Kivu and Ruzizi River

This project aims at improving the hydrological and operational management of Lake Kivu and the Ruzizi River, while pursuing an integrated and Nexus-based approach. The project started in 2019 and is led by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in cooperation with the regional partner ABAKIR (Autorité du Bassin du Lac Kivu et de la Rivière Ruzizi).

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Event

Video // Exitoso Seminario Inaugural del ciclo de jornadas regionales del INTA

El seminario web estuvo dedicado al nexo entre agua, energía y alimentos en los sistemas productivos agrícolas, organizado del INTA como parte del ciclo de los Seminarios Tecnológicos Regionales 2020 "Integrando la Sociedad y sus Organizaciones".

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Fact Sheets

Nexus Fact Sheet // Support of the water resources management at Lake Kivu and the Ruzizi River

The aim of the project is to support the regional river basin organization ABAKIR (Autorité du Bassin du Lac Kivu et de la Rivière Ruzizi) to improve the hydrological and operational management of Lake Kivu and the Ruzizi River with a Nexus perspective.

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Fact Sheets

Nexus Fact Sheet // Soutien à la gestion des ressources en eau du lac Kivu et de la rivière Ruzizi

L'objectif du projet est d'améliorer la gestion des ressources en eau du Lac Kivu et de la Rivière Ruzizi. Il apporte un soutien aux différents partenaires nationaux et régionaux, comme l'organisation régionale de bassin fluvial ABAKIR (Autorité du Bassin du Lac Kivu et de la Rivière Ruzizi) afin d’améliorer la gestion hydrologique et opérationnelle du Lac Kivu et de la Rivière Ruzizi.

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