Call for Proposals: Grand Challenges Africa

Deadline: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Grand Challenges Africa Round 11 Transition to Scale Innovation Call  2  Call opens: 22nd May 2020 at 17.00 East Africa Time  Call closes: 30th June 2020 at 23:00 East Africa Time  Grand Challenges Africa is honored to extend an invitation to ALL groups that meet the eligibility criteria and have proof of concept results for science-based innovations to participate in the Transition to Scale grants call for proposals. Grand Challenges Africa (GC Africa) is a program of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS).   This call […]

GBIF’s BID programme: 2020 call for proposals from Sub-Saharan Africa

BID call for proposals: Sub-Saharan Africa 2020 The Biodiversity Information for Development programme aims to enhance capacity for effective data mobilization and use for sustainable development: DEADLINE: 27 AUGUST 2020 GBIF is pleased to invite the submission of concept notes for project funding from sub-Saharan Africa through Biodiversity Information for Development (BID), a programme funded by the Directorate-General for […]

Nexus Interview: From Climate Change to Covid19: How the Nexus Approach can enhance Sustainable Development

From Climate Change to Covid19: How the Nexus Approach can enhance Sustainable Development The Water, Energy, & Food Security Resource Platform recently interviewed Claudia Ringler, Deputy Director of the Environment and Production Technology Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), on her experiences while working in the Nexus field as well as the […]

DAFNE Project Presentation at the Dresden Nexus Conference

DAFNE Project: Decision Analytic Framework to explore the water-energy-food Nexus in complex transboundary water resource systems of fast developing countries. The following presentation was shared at the online Dresden Nexus Conference which took place June 3-5, 2020. Presentation Title: A decision-analytic framework & multi-perspective visualization for participatory WEF nexus analysis for policy making View Full […]

Zayed Sustainability Prize

About At the 2008 World Future Energy Summit, H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, announced the launch of the Zayed Future Energy Prize – a tribute to his father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and his sustainability […]

Nexus Factsheet: Frexus: Improving security and climate resilience in a fragile context through the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus

About The FREXUS project is aimed to improve security and climate resilience in a fragile context of the Sahel region through the Water-Energy and Food Security Nexus (Frexus), in Mali, Niger and Chad. The objective is to increase peace and stability in areas where resource conflict is exacerbated by climate change. The Sahel region has […]

Job Opportunity: Research Associate – Energy Water Climate Nexus

The Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) in Texas, USA, is currently looking for a research associate in the field of the Energy-Water-Climate Nexus. General Purpose of Job The Research Associate – Energy Water Climate Nexus is responsible for performing basic or applied research, research management, and proposal development in support of projects pertaining to climate […]

Job Opportunity: Senior Research Assistant for Climate Change and Health in Africa

The University of Cape Town is hiring a Senior Research Assistant for Climate Change and Health in Africa through their Africa Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) Position: ACDI Senior Research Assistant – T1 fixed term 6-month post Application Deadline: 8 June 2020 or until position is filled Call for ApplicationsACDI is seeking a Senior Research Assistant to […]

African Natural Resources Centre unveils publication to advance critical land policy reforms

Publication: Rethinking land reform in Africa: new ideas, opportunities and challenges: A thought-leading policy platform and publication of inquiry, analysis, and research for breakthrough progress in land reform policy. In response to challenges across Africa around land ownership and use, the African Natural Resources Centre (ANRC) of the African Development Bank is launching a series of […]

Publication: Prominent Influence of Socioeconomic and Governance Factors on the Food‐Energy‐Water Nexus in sub‐Saharan Africa

Publication: Prominent Influence of Socioeconomic and Governance Factors on the Food‐Energy‐Water Nexus in sub‐Saharan Africa Ding, K. J., Gunda, T., & Hornberger, G. M. (2019). Prominent Influence of Socioeconomic and Governance Factors on the Food‐Energy‐Water Nexus in sub‐Saharan Africa. Earth’s Future, 7(9). https://doi.org/10.1029/2019EF001184 Abstract Food, energy, and water (FEW) are primary resources required for human […]