News on Capacity Building for the Nexus

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Urban Nexus // Innovative Municipal Solid Waste Management Training on Maximum Yield Technology (MYT)

By Ruth Erlbeck, Ralph Trosse and Rashane Sala Ngarm (The Urban Nexus Project). When it comes to solid waste treatment, most cities in Asia face similar problems, such as increasing amounts of waste. To find solutions for these challenges, GIZ conducted the "Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities: The Urban Nexus" workshop to introduce the Maximum Yield Technology - a mechanical biological treatment technology that has proved successful in Germany and is applicable to the Asian context.

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Urban Nexus India // Urban Nexus Training Successfully Conducted in India

By Ruth Erlbeck and Rashane Sala-Ngarm. India is currently shifting its focus from rural to urban development as urban areas contribute to more than 65% of the GDP of the country with a growing tendency. Two successfully conducted Urban Nexus workshops in New Delhi on July 31st and August 1st, 2018 provided specific tools for analyzing the countries major challenges: Municipal Solid Waste Management, Air Pollution, Water and Waste Water Management, and Housing for All.

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Nexus Knowledge Dissemination // University of Southhampton Strategic Research Group

The University of Southhampton, United Kingdom, has launched an interdisciplinary strategic research group on the water energy food (WEF) nexus. In-line with it's strategic Vision-2020, this will provide a hub for collaborative interdisciplinary research to advance sustainable WEF resource development.

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Urban Nexus // Climate Resilient Housing Technology Transfer Training Workshop for the Bicol Region, Philippines

A technology transfer and dissemination training-workshop on the Climate Change Resilient Pilot Housing (CCRPH), led by the Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology (BISCAST) in partnership with the City Government of Naga, was held on 10-11 May 2018. The CCRPH is one of the outcomes of the Urban Nexus Project implemented by the GIZ in partnership with United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability...

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Events on Capacity Building for the Nexus

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EU Science HUB Seminar // Evidence Informed Policy Making: Water-Energy-Food-Health

Water, energy, food security and health remain in the scientific and policy making spotlight in Africa. The Evidence Informed Policy Making (EIPM) seminar will train participants to use evidence for policy making by focusing on challenges and interrelations of those fields. Deadline for application: 8 October 2018

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Curso Internacional en Sistemas de Bombeo // Bolivia se Capacita en Sistemas de Bombeo para Irrigación y Otros Usos

En Bolivia, muchas regiones se encuentran afectadas por la falta de agua y el limitado acceso a servicios modernos de energía. Cuando las tecnologías tradicionales de bombeo alcanzan sus límites técnicos, los medios habituales de bombear agua para riego son las bombas de gasolina o diésel. Con el fin de promover la energía solar como un suministro energético seguro y ecológicamente, el Programa Nexo Bolivia junto con los Ministerios de Medio Ambiente y Agua, así como de Desarrollo Rural y...

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Taller // Aportes para el alineamiento de políticas hídricas con las políticas nacionales y de desarrollo bajo la perspectiva Nexo

La cuenca del río Santa Eulalia constituye un territorio importante. Produce el 50 % del agua y el 70% de la energía utilizada en Lima, ciudad capital convertida en la segunda ciudad más grande del mundo situada en un ecosistema desértico. A su vez es un valle principalmente rural con una vocación agrícola exportadora y de abastecimiento nacional.

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Water-Energy Nexus: Resource Efficiency // Capacity Building Workshop for ESCWA Region

The UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Beirut, Lebanon, in cooperation with the National Oil and Gas Authority in Bahrain under the patronage of the Minister of Oil, will organize a regional capacity-building workshop on 'Water–Energy Nexus: Resource Efficiency'.

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Resources on Capacity Building for the Nexus

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The Nexus Regional Dialogues Programme // Training Material on the Implementation of the WEF Nexus Approach

In cooperation with the Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, the GIZ Nexus Regional Dialogues Programme developed two training modules that present hands-on tools and instruments on how to approach Nexus challenges in practice.

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WEF Nexus Training Module 1 // Introduction to the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus

Training Module 1 “Introduction to the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus” provides a theoretical introduction to the concept of the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Security Nexus. The aim of the training module is to allow workshop participants to gain a deeper understanding of the WEF Nexus as an integrated and holistic management approach in decision-making processes within the water, energy, food and environmental sectors.

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WEF Nexus Training Module 2 // German and European Nexus Case Studies

Training Module 2 “German and European Case Studies” presents the main legislative and institutional instruments for Water-Energy-Food Nexus coordination in Germany. By presenting three case studies, the practical application of different implementation strategies and existing legislative and institutional instruments are introduced.

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The Urban Nexus Workout // A Training Concept for Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities

The Berlin-based think tank adelphi has developed a modular-structured Urban Nexus training that promotes and institutionalises the Urban Nexus approach in Asia and the Pacific. The training links the Urban Nexus approach and global agreements, such as the Urban Agenda, the Paris Climate Agreement and the SDGs, and thus position the Urban Nexus in the context of an international reference system. Moreover, the training elaborates on the governance and planning processes needed to successfully...

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