Online Conference // 2nd IWRA Online Conference: Water, Food and Public Health in a Changing World

IWRA’s 2021 Online Conference in collaboration with the FAO, the American University of Beirut, Texas A&M University, and the Canadian Water Resources Association will address the critical inter-linkages between water, food and public health. The conference’s main goal is to promote the sharing and exchange of the latest scientific and policy knowledge on the links […]

Apply now for the Sustainable Urban Global Initiative Knowledge Fund

The Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress (SRI2021) has created a dedicated fund that will support professionals who work on sustainable urbanization and food-water-energy nexus topics to participate in the event online. Interested candidates can submit their applications online. As part of the global coordination function, Future Earth’s US Hub is providing registration funds for scholars […]

A Future Design and Assessment of Water-Energy-Food-Environment Mega-Systems (DAMS) Guide for Engaging Stakeholders in Water-Energy-Food-Environment Systems Assessment and Planning

This guide provides a series of steps and principles for conducting stakeholder engagement in decision-making around water-energy-food-environment (WEFE) interventions. It involves a five-step process; (a) foresight development needs, (b) determines projects that meet development needs, (c) participatory stakeholder modeling exercise, (d) options assessment, and (e) recommendation report; that can be run alongside multi-criteria assessment and […]

Resilience Meets the Water–Energy–Food Nexus: Mapping the Research Landscape

The importance of resilience thinking is increasing with the increase in challenges of the 21st century. A review of past literature suggested that water, energy, and food systems are all linked together and can contribute effectively to these current increasing pressures, which further demanded a need to understand and manage the water-energy-food (WEF) nexus simultaneously. […]

Call For Manuscript for Research Topic”Water-Energy-Food-Health Solutions & Innovations for Low-Carbon, Climate-Resilient Drylands”; cross-listed in Frontiers in Environmental Science, Earth Science, Ecology and Evolution; and Sustainable Food Systems

Submission Deadlines Abstract- 30 April 2021 Manuscript- 31 August 2021 Description of Research Topic Primary resources gaps facing dryland, including access to water, food, energy, nutrition, and health care, are expected to increase with demographic, political, and climatic changes. These highly interlinked primary resources carry high risk and vulnerability. Disentangling these to better understand the […]

Call for Manuscript for Research topic “Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Towards Knowledge Synthesis, Action Prioritization, and Revitalization of Security Debates” in Frontiers in Water

Manuscript Deadline: June 24, 2021 Description of Research Topic This Research Topic is part of a series celebrating 10 years of Water-Food-Energy (WEF) Nexus research and implementation. You can view the other collections in the series here: Advances in W-E-F Nexus Approaches from the Global South: from Theory to Practice Impact of Climate Variability and Change […]

The WEF Nexus in Africa Initiative joins webinar series

In collaboration with FAO, SEI, and KTH, we are co-hosting a series of webinars over the course of the year related to WEF nexus issues. In addition to ones already scheduled, on April 13 we will host a session on “The WEF Nexus in practice: multi-scalar case studies and a WEF Nexus Index” with speakers Janez […]