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event 12 Nov 2020

Call for Innovations // Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) region - Water and Energy for Food (WE4F)

Are you a MENA-based innovator with a proven solution tackling water and/or energy issues in urban or rural food production? This Call for…

Sustainable energy and food systems
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event 20 Jan 2021

Publication // Discussion Paper: Sustainable Energy and Food Systems

This paper tackles issues related to the integration of sustainable energy in industry. It provides an introduction to the topic and highlights the…

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event 27 Aug 2020

Publication // Water, Energy and Food Supply Security in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries—A Risk Perspective

by Mohammad Al-Saidi and Sally Saliba (2019). This paper proposes a view of the water, energy and food resource supply security based on the systems’…

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event 12 Nov 2020

Publication // Assessing agroforestry practices and soil and water conservation for climate change adaptation in Kenya: A cost-benefit analysis

This FAO and UNDP supported publication was developed by Paul Maina Guthiga, with contributions from Giacomo Branca, Zipora Otieno, Enrico Mazzoli,…

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event 20 Jan 2021

Nexus Blog // Event Summary and Discussion Paper: Sustainable Energy and Food Systems Session 1

In preparation for the 2021 Vienna Energy Forum (VEF), UNIDO and the VEF founding partners launched an online schedule of events entitled ‘the VEF…

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event 05 Oct 2020

Publication // Land, energy and water resource management and its impact on GHG emissions, electricity supply and food production - Insights from a Ugandan case study

By Vignesh Sridharan, Abhishek Shivakumar, Taco Niet, Eunice Pereira Ramos, Mark Howells. The article assesses how the change in a policy regarding…

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event 19 Oct 2020

Vacancy // Director, Land and Water Division at FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, Italy, is currently looking for a Director, who is responsbile for the…

Global Food and water system tool
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event 28 May 2021

Tool // The Global Food and Water System (GFWS)

The Global Food and Water System (GFWS) platform is designed so users can easily explore the relationship between crop yields, genetic improvement,…

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event 25 Nov 2020

Nexus Blog // Reaping the Rewards of Agricultural Electrification

A study by Power Africa and USAID shows win-win opportunities for rural communities and electricity companies in Nigeria. They conducted a…

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event 15 Feb 2021

Nexus Blog // Agrivoltaics Brings Together Agriculture and Power Generation

Intersolar Europe, a leading exhibition for the solar industry, and the accompanying Intersolar Europe Conference will shine their light on…

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event 01 Nov 2020

Nexus Blog // SDC supports sustainable water and pasture management in Ethiopia

Drought, fodder scarcity and conflicts over natural resources make life difficult for pastoralists in southern Ethiopia. Swiss Development…

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event 18 Feb 2021

Project // Kök Projekt

Kök Projekt is an agri-food startup accelerator from Istanbul, Turkey and an innovation partner for food, agriculture and water sector companies…

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event 01 Nov 2020

Nexus Blog // La DDC supporte une gestion durable de l'eau et des pâturages en Éthiopie

Les sécheresses, le manque de fourrage et les conflits autour des ressources naturelles rendent la vie difficile aux éleveurs de bétail du sud de…

FAO 2007 Energy in Organic Food Systems
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event 13 Jan 2021

Publication // Energy Use in Organic Food Systems

By Jodi Ziesemer. Based on existing research, this paper from the FAO considers the environmental efficiency of energy use in organic and non-organic…

Accounting for livestock water FAO
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event 22 Apr 2021

Publication // Accounting for livestock water productivity: How and why?

This Discussion Paper is the result of a renewed collaboration between the Land and Water Division and the Animal Production and Health Division of…

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