Apply now to the NEX-LABS coaching program for researchers and entrepreneurs

The NEX-LABS project has issued a call for applications to select 20 researchers and innovators who are developing solutions that address the Water Energy and Food (WEF) – NEXUS challenges in the Mediterranean region. The 20 talented participants will take part in the NEXUS entrepreneurship coaching program starting from the 25th October.  This capacity building program aims at […]

Call for Applications: Alliance For Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) AGROECOLOGY AWARDS 2021

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa is now accepting applications for the AFSA Africa Agroecology Awards 2021 to honors and recognizes great African individuals, groups, organizations, and governments who inspire, guide, and develop an African narrative on the urgent need for food systems transformation and the transition to Agroecology.  Awards are categorized into the […]

Funding Opportunity// Application Now Open for African Food Fellowship!

Rwanda systems leadership programme is launched! The African Food Fellowship is inviting applications from Rwandan citizens for the inaugural Food Systems Leadership Programme. The call is open from August 4th to September 19th, 2021. Thirty (30) fellows will be selected competitively and awarded a scholarship in one of the three core areas of focus: access to nutritious […]

Research grant at the Università Degli Studi di Firenze on the WEFE Nexus and Ecosystem Services

The Civil and Environment Engineering Department at the Università degli Studi di Firenze in Italy is offering a research grant to “Operationalize the Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem Nexus through the ecosystem services concept in the Mediterranean Region”. Application deadline is May 29, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. (MESZ). Job offer Environmental, economic and societal security are interdependently related to […]

Call for Entries // Innovation Challenge 2021- Advisory for Agroecology

Description about the Innovation Challenge “Integrating agroecological approaches into agricultural advisory services” is the title of the Innovation Challenge 2021, conducted by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) global project “Agricultural Policy and Innovation Fund (FABI)“. For its innovation component, FABI has set itself the goal to apply instruments successfully to promote innovation in the […]

East Africa Regional Innovation Call

ABOUT THE WE4F EAST AFRICA HUB Water and Energy for Food (WE4F) works closely with the private sector to scale up climate-friendly, energy and/or water-efficient innovations. The overall goal is to increase the sustainability of agricultural food value chains and address environmental and climate resilience in developing countries and emerging markets – with a particular […]

Show & Tell: Your Sustainability Stories: A Photo & Video Storytelling Competition

Jointly organized by United Nations University (UNU-FLORES) & Technische Sammlungen Dresden Concept and Themes: The term “nexus” in Latin describes the act of tying together or something which binds. The Resource Nexus looks at the synergies and tradeoffs between the managing of different environmental resources to achieve a net positive outcome. When discussing the Resource […]


Nigeria is facing a food security crisis that is compounded by the COVID-19 global pandemic and its effects on the food value chain in the country. The pandemic has significantly disrupted already fragile value chains across the country, including people’s ability to produce, process, and distribute food. The disruption to agricultural productivity and markets has […]

The PRIMA WEFE NEXUS contest opens: Deadline for submission extended to 15 July 2021

This prize is funded by PRIMA, the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area with Horizon 2020 funds. It recognizes “research teams and practitioners” that have devised and demonstrated the successful implementation on the ground of combined management practices of water, energy, food and ecosystem resources in the Mediterranean, at local, sub-Regional and […]