The interactions between food, water and energy are of paramount interest to policy, science and the society at large, today and even more so in the upcoming decades. Challenges connected with population increase and food shortages, scarce water and insufficient energy resources demand solutions.
The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus is a joint call established in order to bring together actors to find innovative new solutions to the Food-Water-Energy Nexus challenge. The ultimate goal is to increase the access and the quality of life. The overall challenge today is to move to action through dialogue: from a sector oriented technocratic approach to one that recognises more diverse viewpoints and rationalities.
Belmont Forum and JPI Urban Europe have partnered to ensure participants across physical, natural, social sciences and arts and humanities as well as policy and decision makers and stakeholders around the world. The call topics will enable the participants to develop projects that aim to find solutions to the Food-Water-Energy nexus for a sustainable urbanisation. The goal is to rapidly evolve the knowledge base, advance indicators and assessment tools that are needed for a comprehensive understanding of the FWE nexus.
Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) Urban Europe, 2022. URBANISATION GLOBAL INITIATIVE FOOD-WATER-ENERGY NEXUS CALL - Project Results Catalogue - THE SUSTAINABLE, Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) Urban Europe. Austria. Retrieved from: https://policycommons.net/artifacts/3354342/urbanisation-global-initiative-food-water-energy-nexus-call/4153234/
- The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI) // 15 Projects that Will Take On the Food-Water-Energy Nexus
- Research Article // Cross-Mapping Important Interactions between Water-Energy-Food Nexus Indices and the SDGs
- Research Article // Utilizing the water-land-food security nexus to review the underperformance of smallholder farmers in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
- Research Article // Future drought propagation through the water-energy-food-ecosystem nexus – A Nordic perspective