Job Opportunity// Consultant for water and rural development

Period of employment: 10/01/2021 – 06/30/2023 Type of employment: Full or part-time Job Location: Eschborn Job Description: On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the sector project (SV) “Water Policy – Innovations for Resilience” implements, among other things, the so-called “Nexus Regional Dialogue Program”. This is a project on the subject […]

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 […]

Job Opportunity// Intern (m/f/d) for the Nexus Regional Dialogues Programme

Job Description: The sector programme Water Policy – Innovation for Resilience (WaPo-RE) is a supraregional project and advises the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) on specific interdisciplinary topics which include adaptation to climate change in the water sector, sanitation & hygiene, transboundary) water management and the Water-Energy-Food security (WEF) Nexus. The […]

Job Opportunity// Training Specialist at BBOXX Africa Management

Background: BBOXX is a UK-based Next Generation Utility company providing affordable, reliable, and clean energy solutions to meet off-grid customers’ energy needs. We are fully vertically integrated, controlling every part of our customer experience. With over 2,000,000 people having access to Bboxx clean energy in Africa and diversification into clean cooking underway, we have 1,000+ […]

Job Opportunity// One Postdoc and two Ph.D. jobs to conduct research on the impact of urban water and energy experimentation in shaping sustainable urban transformations

This research project investigates how the processes of experimenting with alternative urban infrastructure systems can lead to sustainable urban transformations. About the project Australia is at the cusp of significant urban infrastructure transformation: with $200 billion set to be invested in revitalizing key sectors including water and energy in the coming decade. At the same […]

Water, Energy, Food, and Environment (WEFE) Nexus (IDEA League Autumn School)

Description: Around one-seventh of the world’s population lacks a secure food supply and has only limited access to clean water, sanitation, or modern energy sources. To tackle this challenge, resources need to be managed and more integrated to avoid over-exploitation and allow more inclusive access for all. The WEFE Nexus provides an innovative framework that […]

The Evolution of the Water–Energy–Food Nexus as a Transformative Approach for Sustainable Development in South Africa

Abstract: Water scarcity, as one of the top three risks to livelihoods, continues to dominate the global development agenda. Research is faced with the task of developing water knowledge and innovation solutions to support policy and decision-making on formulating coherent strategies that drive sustainable socio-economic development. In South Africa, the Water Research Commission (WRC) and […]