The interconnections that should be prioritized include:
- agriculture and food;
- irrigation modernization and aquifer overexploitation;
- hydropower, oil and mining;
- water and sanitation services and
We conclude that planning and legal frameworks play a key role in integrating and putting these interconnections and priorities into practice while WEF nexus approach could help transform the current regional development model of intensive, yet unsustainable use of natural resources.
XVI. World Water Congress, May/June 2017