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Cairo water week spis session
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event 17 Oct 2018

Nexus in MENA // Joint FAO-GIZ Session on SPIS with Water-Energy-Food Nexus Focus at Cairo Water Week

By Nisreen Lahham. From 14-18 October 2018, under the auspices of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of…

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event 09 Oct 2018

Getting Credit for Solar // Partnering up to launch finance for smallholder irrigation

By Samwel Tobiko of Juhudi Kilimo, and Genia Sokolova. In Kenya, 80 percent of the population derive their livelihoods from agriculture, yet the…

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event 03 Dec 2019

Nexus Virtual Forum // Solar Powered Irrigation Systems: Opportunities and Challenges

The event revealed how the WEF Nexus approach sheds light on the challenges and opportunities for a sustainable usage of SPIS and how it can help to…

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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 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 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…

Jrc technical report
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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 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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event 02 Mar 2012

Innovative Water Management // Energy Efficiency in Water Pumping and Climate Change Mitigation: Triple Win for the Water Authority of Jordan

by Performance Management Unit (PMU), Ministry of Water and Irrigation (Jordan). The Water Authority of Jordan (WAJ) is the largest electricity…

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event 09 Jan 2017

Video // Solar Water Pumping

By the World Bank. Many communities around the world have limited access to water. To reach deep groundwater reserves, diesel generated electricity…

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