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event 09 Oct 2017

Toolbox // Solar-powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS)

The Toolbox on Solar Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS) is designed to enable advisors and practitioners in the field of solar irrigation to provide…

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event 15 May 2018

El Nexo y Agricultura // El Proyecto Sahara Forest

Convertir el desierto en un lugar verde y sostenible es el objetivo ambicioso del Proyecto 'Sahara Forest' (Bosque del Sahara), establecido en…

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event 13 Jan 2021

Publication // The water footprint of food

By Professor Arjen Y. Hoekstra, Twente Water Centre, University of Twente, the Netherlands. This book chapter describes how the international trade…

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event 10 Jul 2018

Sistemas de Riego con Energía Solar // Naciones Unidas Anima a Extender los Sistemas de Riego con Energía Solar

Par Pilar Sánchez Molina. La Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación (FAO) orienta en su nuevo informe sobre cómo…

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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 09 May 2018

Solar-powered Pump Irrigation and India's Groundwater Economy // A Preliminary Discussion of Opportunities and Threats

By Tushaar Shah and A. Kishore. Falling cost of photo voltaic (PV) cells is making solar irrigation pumps a reality in India. It is only a matter of…

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event 02 Oct 2019

Estudio SPIS // Transversalización del Enfoque Nexo en el Contexto del Bombeo Solar para riego

El enfoque Nexo ofrece un diálogo regional y nacional sobre políticas públicas para la gestión de las interconexiones entre agua, energía y…

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event 20 Apr 2018

SPIS // Positive Prospects for Solar-powered Irrigation Systems

Solar powered irrigation systems are now an affordable and climate-friendly technology for both large and small-scale farmers in developing…

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event 14 Jan 2021

Vacancy // Undergraduate Summer Internship Program: A Collaborative Initiative of the CONSERVE Center and the DAWN Project

CONSERVE Center is partnering with the DAWN project (also funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture)…

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event 10 Jun 2021

Publication // Applying the Water-Energy-Food Nexus to the Charcoal Value Chain

By Harry K. Hoffmann, Klas Sander, Michael Brüntrup and Stefan Sieber. In their study, the authors explore the different steps within the charcoal…

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event 02 Aug 2016

Master Thesis // Socio-Economic Challenges Facing the Implementation and Promotion of Solar Energy Farming in Azraq Basin, Jordan

By Anas Daradkah, University of Jordan. This research investigates what hinders or facilitates the application of photovoltaic energy farming…

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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…

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event 06 Sep 2021

Nexus Blog // Towards a feminisation of the Nexus Water-Energy-Supply concept in Kollo (Niger)

To help combat the effects of climate change, the Nigerien National Coordination of Users Natural Resources in the Niger Basin (CNU-BN/Niger), with…

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event 09 May 2018

SPIS // Solar-powered Irrigation Can Boost Rural Development, But Also Poses Risks

By Avinash Kishore. Irrigation is one of the most effective means for boosting agricultural production, but powering the withdrawal of groundwater…

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event 08 May 2018

Devex // Opinion: How to Keep Africa’s Boom in Solar-Powered Irrigation From Going Bust

By: Miriam Otoo and Petra Schmitter. Solar-powered irrigation pumps are without a doubt one of Africa’s most promising solutions to climate change…

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