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event 18 Jul 2018

Getting Pumped // A Quest to Finance Solar Irrigation in Kenya

By Evgenia Sokolova. Solar pumping is a well established technology. However, financing solar irrigation can often be difficult, especially for small…

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event 17 Dec 2020

SPIS Toolbox App // Solar Powered Irrigation System (SPIS) Toolbox App launched

Powering Agriculture (PA) as well as the successor project Water and Energy for Food (WE4F) launched the new SPIS App based on the Toolbox which…

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 30 Mar 2021

Nexus Blog // The double-edged sword of solar-powered irrigation systems

By Stephanie Bilgram and Irene Sander. More than 100 participants from different regions and time-zones joined the 4th session of the FAO WEF Nexus…

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event 20 Apr 2018

Solar-powered Irrigation Systems // The Benefits and Risks of Solar-powered Irrigation - A Global Overview

By Hans Hartung and Lucie Pluschke. This report takes stock of the experiences with SPIS around the world. What are the real costs and benefits of…

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event 24 Sep 2020

Nexus Blog // Linking Energy, Food Security, and Health Can Help Face COVID-19

This article by Olivier Dubois was originially published by the SDG Knowledge Hub, an online resource platform on Agenda 2030, managed by the…

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event 29 Jul 2021

Article // Thinking Hydrologically - An Interview with Oyture Anarbekov, IWMI Country Manager – Uzbekistan

By Clara Colton Symmes, Princeton in Asia Fellow, IWMI. Water is running out in Central Asia. New approaches to water regulation, energy production,…

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event 17 Jan 2022

Нексус в Центральной Азии // ДЕМОНСТРАЦИОННЫЙ ПРОЕКТ НЕКСУС ПРОДОЛЖАЕТ РАБОТУ ПО НАСОСНЫМ СТАНЦИЯМ В ТАДЖИКИСТАНЕ

Приглашаем вас ознакомиться со статьей Аксулу Кушановой (Специалист по инвестициям в энергетику, РЭЦЦА), где отражен прогресс реализации…

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event 20 Sep 2019

SPIS Study // Impact of Solar Pumping Irrigation Systems in Tunisia

This case study analyzes the impact of solar-powered irrigation systems (SPIS)on the groundwater use as well as its impact on a socio-economic level…

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event 29 Apr 2019

JRC Technical Report // Water-Energy-Food Nexus Interactions Assessment: Renewable Energy Sources to support Water Access and Quality in West Africa

By Kougias I., Szabó S., Scarlat N., Monforti F., Banja M., Bódis K., Moner-Girona M. Mitigating the big challenges of access to clean water, energy…

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event 08 Apr 2020

Publication // Capacity development for solar-powered irrigation

This is an abstract of an article that originally appeared in Rural21 (rural21.com), an international journal for rural development. The article…

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event 14 May 2018

Here Comes the Sun // Solar Technology for Agriculture

By Mia Signs. Solar energy technology is not new and has been used in a wide variety of ways, from providing energy through microgrids in remote…

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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…

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event 22 Nov 2021

Recording // Session #3 of the Webinar Series "Solutions Using Water-Energy-Food Nexus Approaches"

This is the recording of the third session of the 2nd Round of Webinar on Water-Energy-Food Nexus, focusing on NEXUS SOLUTIONS. It took place on…

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event 07 Jan 2020

Nexus Regional Dialogue MENA // Benefits, Risks, Policy Options and Innovative Financing Models of SPIS

More than 40 experts from Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan, Sudan and Yemen convened on the 8th and 9th December in Cairo for the regional dialogue “Solar…

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