Étude Nexus Tunisie // Evaluation Nexus Interdépendances des secteurs de l’eau, de l’énergie et de l’alimentation en Tunisie

This study elaborates an assessment of the WEF Nexus for Tunisia, applying and adjusting already existing Nexus methodologies to the Tunisian context and its priorities. In this assessment the most relevant linkages, trade-offs, possible synergies and opportunities that are of special interest for Tunisia are identified and thus give a first assessment of the existing or potential Nexus response options (political, administrative or technical). The study is published in French with an executive summary in English.

The Nexus Assessment for Tunisia is a study led by the "Nexus Regional Dialogue Programme" (NRD) of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). The Nexus Regional Dialogue in the MENA region leads this study in collaboration with the League of Arab States (LAS) and in close cooperation with the GIZ project “Renforcement du marche solaire en Tunisie” (RMS) as well as the following Tunisian institutional partners: the Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries (MARHP), in particular the Directorate General for Rural Engineering and Water Operations (DGGREE), the National Agency for Energy Conservation (ANME), the Agricultural Investment Promotion Agency (APIA), the Agricultural Extension and Training Agency (AVFA) and the Tunisian Union of Agriculture and Fishery (UTAP).


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Nexus Principles // The Water, Energy and Food security Nexus Principles

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 practitioners based on their experience and grounded in research.

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Publication // Beyond hydropower: towards an integrated solution for water, energy and food security in South Asia

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.

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Publication // Mainstreaming the Water-Energy-Food Nexus through nationally determined contributions (NDCs): the case of Brazil

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.

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