Description of the First Continental Report on the Implementation of AUDA-NEPAD from AUDA-NEPAD: “The January 2013 African Union Summit adopted Agenda 2063 – “The Africa We Want” – as Africa’s blueprint and master plan for sustainable development and economic growth of the continent. It is an affirmation by African Heads of State and Government of […]

Request for Proposals: JRS Biodiversity Foundation

2020 Request for Proposals The JRS Biodiversity Foundation is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for multi-year projects focused upon biodiversity data, knowledge and information services related to (1) freshwater biodiversity, (2) pollinator biodiversity, and (3) biodiversity informatics capacity development. The foundation will award about 1.6 million U.S. dollars among qualifying proposals by July 2020. […]

Two Graduate Research Assistant Positions (Food-energy-water systems (FEWS))

Two graduate student positions available The Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY) has openings for two graduate students to work on an NSF-funded collaborative research project, involving seven research institutes including academia and national laboratories. The goal of this project is to explore contemporary […]

The 9th World Water Forum: Call for participation in Action Groups and Consultative Groups

General Information The World Water Forum represents one moment every three years where the international community can bring together a diversity of shared knowledge, raise awareness for water issues among political, social and economic decision makers based on shared knowledge, align activities toward a common agenda, and create collective action to reach those shared goals, […]

Internship Opportunity: Food-Energy-Water Systems Analysis (Year-round) Graduate Student Intern

How to Apply Josh’s Water Jobs: Click Here NREL Job Postings: Click Here Job Description A graduate student internship position is available in the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) Strategic Energy Analysis Center. NREL is the nation’s primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. We have an opening […]

RES4Africa WEF Nexus Publication

Res4Africa is an institution which works to contribute to policy and regulations necessary to expand the renewable energy sector in Africa. Their three key work streams include transforming goals into policy, policy into action, and action into skills. This is achieved through policy dialogue and advisory services, innovative market solutions, and local capacity building.  Publication: […]

WEF Nexus in Africa Brown Bag Seminar Recap

On January 9th, 2020, faculty and staff at Penn State held a seminar to begin the discussion linking Penn State work in Africa to use of Nexus frameworks and approaches. The seminar was structured around a number of lightning talks about current project activities in Africa, followed by an informal discussion on collaborative opportunities. Objective: […]

Three PhD opportunities: Decision-Driven Advances in Integrated Assessment Modeling of the Food-Energy-Water Nexus

Arizona State University, Tufts University, and the University of Maryland are each offering a PhD through NSF INFEWS/T1: Decision-Driven Advances in Integrated Assessment Modeling of the Food-Energy-Water Nexus. The Graduate Research Assistant Position will focus on  developing innovative approaches to integrated planning of FEW systems in the context of major international sustainability challenges in Argentina […]

Nexus Report: Study on the Synergies of the Water, Energy and Food Sectors in Sudan

In response to interest from the Sudanese Ministry of Water Resource, Electricity, and Irrigation, The Nexus Regional Dialogue Programme has recently developed and published their Nexus Assessment Study for Sudan in collaboration with the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD). The Nexus Regional Dialogue Programme states: “This report presents the main findings of the Nexus […]

Call for Abstracts: EGU 2020

Call for Abstracts: EGU 2020 HS5.3.1 Water resources policy and management – managing trade-offs at the nexus between water, food and energy Deadline: 15 January 2020, 13:00 CET As part of the “Water Resources Policy and Management” group of sessions, EGU 2020 will be convening a session focused on water-food-energy-environment nexus trade-offs. If you are […]