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 […]

Foreign Policy Article: The Pandemic is Laying Bare a Global Water Crisis

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI)’s Alan Nicol writes article entitled, “The Pandemic is Laying Bare a Global Water Crisis” for Foreign Policy Magazine. This article addresses important issues and gaps apparent in the provision of water security in Ethiopia and Global South as a whole, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nicol provides insight into […]

Call for Projects: Global Youth Take Action

For more information and to apply visit website Description As the world faces a global health emergency, 2.2 billion people, or 1 in 3 people, still do not have access to safely managed domestic water supply services and 4.2 billion people, or half of the world’s population, does not have access to safely managed sanitation […]

Call for abstracts: EU-Africa Partnership for Energy Access and a Green Transition

ABOUT The Africa Portal is pleased to announce the launch of a thematic series titled “Partnership for a Green Transition and Energy Access: Strategic priorities for European Union-Africa”, funded by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Regional Programme on Energy Security and Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa. We invite researchers to submit abstracts of no more than 500 words […]

Call for Abstracts: 3rd SADC Groundwater Conference

Conference Information Dates: 9-11 November, 2020 Theme: Enhancing Water and Food Security through Sustainable Groundwater Development in the SADC Region Sub-theme 1: Sustainable Groundwater Use for a Food Secure SADC Region Sub-theme 2: The Climate Change Challenge for Urban Water and Food Security: Threats and the Role of Groundwater Sub-theme 3: Enhancing the Contribution of […]