The Water–energy–food Security Nexus: Challenges and Opportunities for Food Security in South Africa

Abstract The interconnectedness of water, energy and food production cycles translates into the interdependence of water, energy and food pricing. This paper interrogates the level of interconnectedness between these systems in South Africa and discusses how energy and water costs influence food prices in the country and affect the country’s level of food security. The […]

Internship Opportunity// Admin Graduate Food Safety at Cape Town, South Africa

Job Title: Admin Graduate Food Safety Organizational Unit: PPECB -> Statutory Operations -> Food Safety and Technical Services Job Type: Internship Location: Head Office – Cape Town, WC 7500 ZA (Primary) Salary (TCTC per annum): Market Related Closing Date: 18/4/2022 Job Description: To ensure accuracy in Admin tasks to assist with food safety audits and to […]

Job Opportunity// Head of Credit at the Starsight Premier Energy Services (SPES), Nairobi, Kenya

Region: East Africa Country: Kenya Company: Starsight Premier Energy Group Segment: C&I Experience: 7+ Background: We are looking for an experienced Head of Credit to join Starsight Premier Energy Services (SPES) based in Nairobi, Kenya to undertake all aspects of credit risk management including credit evaluation and monitoring, portfolio analysis, adherence to credit underwriting standards and processes, and recommending changes […]

Job Opportunity// Regional Energy Specialist for the Arab States/Middle East and North Africa – IPSA 11 – Office-based

Location : Amman, JORDAN Application Deadline : 26-Apr-22 (Midnight New York, USA) Time left : 12d 2h 40m Type of Contract : IPSA (Regular) Post Level : IPSA-11 Languages Required : English   Duration of Initial Contract : 12 months Expected Duration of Assignment : 12 months with possibility of extension Background Instructions to Applicants: Click […]

Introduction to Climate, land-use, energy and water systems (CLEWs)

Climate, land-use, energy and water systems (CLEWs) models are tools for simultaneous consideration of food, energy and water security. They are designed to assess how production and use of these resources may contribute to climate change, and how climate change may affect resource systems. By comparing different technologies and value chains, such models can identify […]

Quantifying the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Current Status and Trends

Abstract: Water, energy, and food are lifelines for modern societies. The continuously rising world population, growing desires for higher living standards, and inextricable links among the three sectors make the water-energy-food (WEF) nexus a vibrant research pursuit. For the integrated delivery of WEF systems, quantifying WEF connections helps understand synergies and trade-offs across the water, […]

Job Opportunity// Governance for Resilience (G4R) – Internship Program

Description: The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is looking for enthusiastic students to tackle Africa’s food, water and climate change challenges through research and development under the Institute’s internship program. These interns will work closely with CGIAR scientists and country partners to gain exposure and enhance their skills in research for development. Through this internship, […]

Job Opportunity// Communications Director at International Water Resources Association

Background:IWRA is a non-profit, non-governmental, international membership-based Association established in 1971. Its mission is to use events, projects, publications, and research to facilitate and inspire dialogue, knowledge sharing, and science-based solutions at the interface between science and policy for the sustainable management of water resources across all sectors, scales and communities.  For more information, consult […]