Ecosystem-Based Adaptation Practices as a Nature-Based Solution to Promote Water-Energy-Food Nexus Balance

Abstract: The objective of this study is to evaluate the contributions of ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) practices to the water–energy–food (WEF) nexus balance, design practical pathways, and analyze barriers towards achievement of EbA-WEF balance. An area case study and descriptive methods were used to analyze data collected from 50 community forests (CFs) spread across three regions […]

Internship Opportunity// Research Interns for Africa’s Food, Water and Climate Change Challenges

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. The early career researchers will work closely with IWMI scientists in various fields, including resilience applications and water accounting as part of the Institute’s Water Secure Africa (WASA) initiative. The […]

Job Opportunity// PhD position on title “Towards a sustainable management of Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus for Rural Communities of Mediterranean“

The Water Harvesting Lab – UNIFI, Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry (DAGRI UNIFI) of the Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy, is about to open a PhD position with title “Towards a sustainable management of Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus for Rural Communities of Mediterranean “. We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student, who […]

An adaptive and context-driven approach to the water, energy and food nexus

By Alfonso Medinilla,  European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), September 2021 Abstract: Since its introduction in 2011, the concept of the water-energy-food (WEF) nexus has quickly taken off in EU external action and development cooperation policy. In a context of climate change and increasing demands on limited resources, the case and need for a […]

Application Open For the NEX-LABS Training Program For Public Authorities From the EU Mediterranean Region

APPLY BEFORE 31 OCTOBER This training targets Public Authorities, decision makers and programs managers involved in the development of policy and strategic frameworks, as well as initiatives and activities in Water, Energy and Food (WEF)-NEXUS field on a national level. The training program will equip participants with technical and strategic thinking skills needed to develop WEF-NEXUS frameworks that considers the local needs of society, environment […]

Job Opportunity// PhD position in urban water management with nature-based solutions

The Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) is recruiting a PhD candidate to work on nature-based solutions for urban water management in Northern latitudes. Nature-based solutions (NbS) are solutions inspired and supported by nature and provide environmental, social and economic benefits. They are used to an increasing extent in urban stormwater management or urban regeneration […]

Job Opportunity// Postdoc Position in global terrestrial carbon and water cycle and machine learning

Job Description: The Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering of Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for a Postdoctoral Position in the field of terrestrial carbon and water cycles, using machine learning, under the supervision of Prof. Pierre Gentine https://gentinelab.eee.columbia.edu. The position is part of the USMILE European Research Council Synergy […]

Internship Opportunity// Water-Energy-Food Nexus Component of the Sector Program Water Policy –Innovation for Resilience

Job description: The sector program Water Policy – Innovation for Resilience (WaPo-RE) is a supraregional project and advises the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) on shaping German development cooperation in the water sector. It is working on specific topics such as adaptation to climate change, sanitation and wastewater management, (transboundary) water […]