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Resource  |  11 Dec 2017

Transboundary Rivers // Transferable Principles for Managing the Nexus: Lessons from Historical Global Water Modelling of Central Asia

The complex relationships within the water-energy-food security nexus tend to be place-specific, increasing the importance of identifying transferable principles to facilitate implementation of a nexus approach. This paper aims...› more

Resource  |  11 Dec 2017

Transboundary Rivers // Sharing Benefits in Transboundary Rivers: An Experimental Case Study of Central Asian Water-Energy-Agriculture Nexus

By Shokhrukh-Mirzo Jalilov, Olli Varis and Marko Keskinen. Cooperation in transboundary river basins is challenged by the riparian countries’ differing needs for water use. This is the case especially in Amu Darya Basin in...› more

Resource  |  11 Dec 2017

Report and Policy Brief // Rethinking Water in Central Asia: The Costs of Inaction and Benefits of Water Cooperation

By Benjamin Pohl, Annika Kramer, William Hull, Sabine Blumstein, Iskandar Abdullaev, Jusipbek Kazbekov, Tais Reznikova, Ekaterina Strikeleva, Eduard Interwies and Stefan Görlitz. Despite a general commitment to cooperation,...› more

Resource  |  30 Nov 2017

Research // Scenarios Framing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Challenges in the Mediterranean Area

By Rafael Rodriguez-Clemente. The water-food-energy nexus is a challenge in the Mediterranean area where the effect of climate change and unintended consequences of policies seeking to solve one part of the nexus end up worsening...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  28 Nov 2017

Research // Directing solar photons to sustainably meet food, energy, and water needs

By Emre Gençer, Caleb Miskin, Xingshu Sun, M. Ryyan Khan, Peter Bermel, M. Ashraf Alam and Rakesh Agrawal. The grand challenge before us is to sustainably meet humanity’s FEW needs using scarcer resources. To overcome this...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  27 Nov 2017

Research // System Complexity and Policy Integration Challenges: the Brazilian Energy-Water-Food Nexus

By J.-F. Mercure, et al. The Energy-Water-Food Nexus is one of the most complex sustainability challenges faced by the world. This is particularly true in Brazil, where insufficiently understood interactions within the Nexus are...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  27 Nov 2017

Research // From Divide to Nexus: Interconnected Land Use and Water Management Changes Shaping Risks and Vulnerabilities

By Tuomas Aleksi Räsänen, Anja Kaarina Nygren, Adrian Antonio Monge Monge, Mira-Neea Elviira Käkönen, Markku Tapani Kanninen and Sirkku Kaarina Juhola.› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  24 Nov 2017

Discussion // The water, energy and food Nexus in Latin America and the Caribbean

The authors present the study entitled “El Nexo entre el agua, la energía y la alimentación en América Latina y el Caribe: planificación,marco normativo e identificación de interconexiones prioritarias” (The water, energy and...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  24 Nov 2017

Discusión // El Nexo entre el agua, la energía y la alimentación en América Latina

A continuación presentamos el estudio “El Nexo entre el agua, la energía y la alimentación en América Latina y el Caribe: planificación, marco normativo e identificación de interconexiones prioritarias”.› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 Nov 2017

South Asia // Modeling the Agricultural Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Indus River Basin of Pakistan

By Y. C. Ethan Yang, Claudia Ringler, Casey Brown and Alam Hossain Mondal. Nexus thinking is critical to jointly address growing water, energy, and food security challenges. This paper evaluates the water, energy, and food nexus...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 Nov 2017

Assessment // Responding to Global Challenges in Food, Energy, Environment and Water: Risks and Options Assessment for Decision-Making

R. Quinton Grafton et al. In this article, the authors address what they believe to be the critical obstacle to accomplishing the sustainable development goals that will frame the global agenda in the coming decades: ensuring...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 Nov 2017

Making the Water-Soil-Waste Nexus Work // Framing the Boundaries of Resource Flows

By Tamara Avellán, Mario Roidt, Adam Emmer, Janis von Koerber, Petra Schneider and Wolf Raber. The Sustainable Development Goals have placed integrated resources management, such as integrated water resource management, at the...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 Nov 2017

Nexus & Hydro // Hydropower versus irrigation — an analysis of global patterns

By Ruijie Zeng, Ximing Cai, Claudia Ringler and Tingju Zhu. This study assesses these relationships at the global level using machine-learning techniques and multi-source datasets. The authors find that 54% of global installed...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 Nov 2017

Model use of WEF Nexus Analysis // A Review of Issues. Current Sustainable Renewable Energy Reports

By Bruce A. McCarl, Y. Yang, Kurt Schwabe, Bernard A. Engel, Alam Hossain Mondal, Claudia Ringler and E.N. Pistikopoulos. Water, energy, and food (WEF) nexus analysis endeavors are relatively new. Modeling systems are just...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  22 Nov 2017

Considering Resources beyond Water // Irrigation and Drainage Management in the Context of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

By Tamara Avellán, Reza Ardakanian, Sylvain R. Perret et al. This paper takes stock of current knowledge and analyses the most recent trends in water, irrigation and the environment. It discusses the requirements for strategic...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   9 Nov 2017

Book // Water-Energy-Food Nexus - Principles and Practices

Ed. by P. Abdul Salam, Sangam Shrestha, Vishnu Prasad Pandey, Anil K. Anal. This overview collection is meant to be a resource for students, research scholars and professionals in academic institutions with strong interests in...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   8 Nov 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // Coal-Based Power Generation and Conversion - Saving Water

This report was commissioned by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to compile and analyse information on technology developments, best practices and current policy measures related to water use for coal-power generation...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  30 Oct 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // Emerging Scientific and Engineering Opportunities within the Water-Energy Nexus

By Jeffrey J. Urban. The goal of this article is to define the scientific context of the water-energy nexus and examine ways in which developing technologies could have an impact on the future of deriving energy from water and,...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  17 Oct 2017

Project Report // Options for a Nexus Coordination Mechanism for the League of Arab States

By Alexander Carius and Annika Kramer. One important step in the process of WEF Nexus mainstreaming in Arab regional policies and institutions is to improve coordination and collaboration across sectoral activities, initiatives,...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  17 Oct 2017

Project Report // Regional Policy Guidelines for Mainstreaming the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

By Alexander Carius and Annika Kramer. The aim of this policy guide is to suggest institutional set-ups and procedures in support of mainstreaming a WEF-nexus approach in LAS policies, strategies and activities. It is part of a...› more

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