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Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 May 2017

Research // Possible pathways and tensions in the food and water nexus

By R. Quentin Grafton, John William and Qiang Jiang. “Bottom-up” field-based, crop-hydrological models are used to estimate food production and irrigation water extractions under multiple scenarios of water and nitrogen use and...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  23 May 2017

Water-Energy Nexus // Water saving potentials and possible trade-offs for future food and energy supply

By Kerstin Damerau, Anthony G. Patt and Oscar P.R. van Vliet. The sufficient supply of food and energy requires large amounts of fresh water. Mainly required for irrigation, but also processing and cooling purposes, water is one...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  22 May 2017

Book // Multifunctional Land-Use Systems for Managing the Nexus of Environmental Resources

Ed. by Lulu Zhang and Kai Schwärzel. The authors claim this is the first book to provide a general overview of Chinese land-policy development and implementation, and highlights the problems and imbalances in the current land...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  18 May 2017

DNC2017 // Bridging the Water and Food Gap: The Role of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

By Rabi H. Mohtar, Amjad T. Assi and Bassel T. Daher. This paper introduces a WEF Nexus approach based on a theory of holistic systems. It is a hierarchal approach that begins with localizing the food security issue by taking...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  15 May 2017

Research // Regulating the water-energy-food nexus: Interdependencies, transaction costs and procedural justice

By Shaun Larcom and Terry van Gevelt. There have been calls for an overhaul of regulatory and governance frameworks to incorporate the implications of the water-energy-food nexus. The authors map one small component of the...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  11 May 2017

Awareness of the Food–Energy–Water Nexus and Public Policy Support in the United States: Public Attitudes Among the American People

By Kent E. Portney, Bryce Hannibal, Carol Goldsmith, Peyton McGee, Xinsheng Liu and Arnold Vedlitz. Most research into the connections between water and energy, water and food, and food and energy has been scientific and...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   9 May 2017

Fact Sheet // Programa Diálogo Regional Nexo en América Latina y el Caribe

Políticas públicas para la gestión de las interconexiones entre agua, energía y alimentación› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   9 May 2017

Forthcoming // The Green Economy and the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

This book argues that a variety of policies will be required to create synergies between the water-energy-food nexus sectors while reducing trade-offs in the development of a green economy. Despite rising demand for water, energy...› more

Resource  |   8 May 2017

Nexus Outlook Report // A Collection of Nexus Case Studies from Latin America, Africa and Asia

TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences has issued a report illustratively highlighting resource use challenges across many case studies. The report entails a range of easily digestible small nexus assessments, in-depth focus...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   3 May 2017

Water-Energy-Food Nexus: A Coupled Simulation and Optimization Framework

By Ali Karnib. This paper describes a framework for integrating quantitative WEF nexus simulation model (the Q-Nexus Model) with an optimization tool, which will give policy makers the ability to compromise best policy options...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  24 Apr 2017

Research // Climate Policy and the Energy-Water-Food Nexus: A Model Linkage Approach

By Dirk Willenbockel, Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex. There is a growing recognition that the ambitious UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end hunger, achieve food security and promote...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   4 Apr 2017

Transboundary Water // An urban systems framework to assess the trans-boundary food-energy-water nexus: implementation in Delhi, India

By Anu Ramaswami, Dana Boyer, Ajay Singh Nagpure, Andrew Fang, Shelly Bogra, Bhavik Bakshi, Elliot Cohen and Ashish Rao-Ghorpade. his paper develops a generalizable systems framework to analyze the food-energy-water (FEW) nexus...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   4 Apr 2017

Climate Change and the Nexus // Climate change vulnerability in the food, energy, and water nexus: concerns for agricultural production in Arizona and its urban export supply

By Andrew Berardy and Mikhail V. Chester. Interdependent systems providing water and energy services are necessary for agriculture. Climate change and increased resource demands are expected to cause frequent and severe strains...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  31 Mar 2017

Water-Food-Trade Nexus // Groundwater depletion embedded in international food trade

By Carole Dalin, Yoshihide Wada, Thomas Kastner and Michael J. Puma. Recent hydrological modelling and Earth observations have located and quantified alarming rates of groundwater depletion worldwide. This depletion is primarily...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  31 Mar 2017

Rivers Basins // Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus in Large Asian River Basins

Ed. by Marko Keskinen, Shokhrukh Jalilov and Olli Varis. This book looks at the water-energy-food security nexus in the context of large Asian river basins, with a focus on transboundary rivers shared by several countries. The...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  20 Mar 2017

FAO // How Access to Energy Can Influence Food Losses

By Manas Puri. The report begins by reviewing the evidence to date focussing on the magnitude and geographical distribution of food losses. In the next sections the role of energy in post-harvest losses is discussed. Thereafter,...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   6 Mar 2017

Research // Leveraging agroecology for solutions in food, energy, and water

By Marcia DeLonge and Andrea Basche. Global agriculture is facing growing challenges at the nexus of interconnected food, energy and water systems, including but not limited to persistent food insecurity and diet-related...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |   1 Mar 2017

Research // Improvement of the Water-Energy Nexus and the Environmental Performance of Water Supply Systems Using Smart ICT Solutions

By Jorge Helmbrecht, Matthias Maier, Esteban Muñoz Morillo, Dirk Kühlers and Karl Roth. In this paper, an application of an intelligent software solution is presented. WatEner, a smart Information and Communication Technology...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  16 Feb 2017

The energy and water nexus for off-grid communities in the Philippines and Southeast Asia

Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), energy, and agriculture are topics of great importance to every rural community. In Southeast Asia, these issues overlap in many remote villages where lack of access to energy is often...› more

Research Papers, Publications and Books  |  15 Feb 2017

Transboundary Rivers // Fostering Cooperation on Transboundary Waters: Success Stories from SDC’s Transboundary Waters Program

By Annika Kramer, Lukas Rüttinger and Paola Adriázola. The Global Programme Water (GPW) of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) seeks solutions to global water management challenges. It engages in global...› more

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