The first International Conference dedicated to the topic of "Climate Nexus Perspectives: Water, Food and Biodiversity", organized by the Khenifra Higher School of Technology, Morocco, will be held on 04-05 June 2020. Please find details on how to attend below.
The conference will focus on the intersections between the crises related to the climate as well as the crises related to biodiversity, water and food security, suggesting that these are not separate environmental and social issues, but rather a global crisis of ecological systems requiring an integrated response. This event aims at addressing questions to integrated management of natural resources by proposing sustainable solutions that allow better adaptation and resilience to climate change. Please find attached the conference call (overall background) with the different keynotes to be highlighted during the conference including themes related to water management and food security under extreme Social and environmental crisis (Climate change, Drought, flooding, health and diseases, COVID19 pandemic...).
In this sense, the mean axes of the special issues are:
The submission of abstracts can be done online via the following link.
The Water-Energy-Food security Nexus Principles guide towards the application, implementation and operationalisation of the Water-Energy-Food security Nexus (WEF Nexus) approach in different contexts. The Principles were developed by practicioners based on their experience and grounded in research.// more
By Rasul, G., Neupane, N., Hussain, A., & Pasakhala, B. (2019). This article provides an overview of current WEF-resource challenges in South Asia, and delivers potential angles for improvements that could be derived by implementing the Nexus approach, with a focus on hydroelectrial power and development of waterways. This is an excerpt of the original article, which can be accessed below.// more
By Paim, M. A., Salas, P., Lindner, S., Pollitt, H., Mercure, J. F., Edwards, N. R., & Viñuales, J. E. (2020). This article gives insight into what role the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) of the 2015 Paris agreement might play in furthering the Nexus approach in Brazil. This is an excerpt of the original article, which can be accessed below.// more