News on Capacity Building for the Nexus

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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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Urban Nexus // Training and Training of Trainers successfully concluded in Ulan Bator, Mongolia

A workshop to introduce the Urban Nexus approach and specific tools for analyzing urban challenges has been conducted in Best Western Tuushin Hotel on 08-11 May 2018. While the first two days were comprised of an interactive modular training on integrated resource management embedded in the Global Agendas, the last two days consisted of a training of trainers, enabling participants to become trainers themselves in the future replicating the urban Nexus approach.

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Taller Lima, Peru // Importancia de interconexión de la gestión sostenida del agua con la seguridad agraria, alimentaria y energética

Con el fin de fortalecer la gestión sostenible del agua, el gobierno peruano, a través del Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego (Minagri), ha invitado a representantes de diversas instituciones públicas a un taller para promover el trabajo interinstitucional entre los sectores de alimentos, energía y agua. El taller soportado con el apoyo de la Sociedad Alemana para la Cooperación Internacional (GIZ) en colaboración con la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), en nombre del...

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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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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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