JRC Technical Reports: Water Energy-Food Nexus Interaction Assessment

Renewable energy sources to support water access and quality in West Africa by Kougias I., Szabó S., Scarlat N., Monforti F., Banja M., Bódis K., Moner-Girona M. Abstract: Mitigating the big challenges of access to clean water, energy and poverty in Africa requires integrated solutions. The analysis of issues related to the water, energy, food […]

MENA REGIONAL INNOVATION HUB ANNOUNCES FIRST CALL FOR INNOVATION WINNERS

BEIRUT – The Water and Energy for Food Grand Challenge (WE4F) Middle East and North Africa Regional Innovation Hub (MENA RIH), primarily funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of the Netherlands, announced the 17 winners of the MENA Call for Innovations. The winners will be onboarded and receive support in the form of grants, […]

Show & Tell: Your Sustainability Stories: A Photo & Video Storytelling Competition

Jointly organized by United Nations University (UNU-FLORES) & Technische Sammlungen Dresden Concept and Themes: The term “nexus” in Latin describes the act of tying together or something which binds. The Resource Nexus looks at the synergies and tradeoffs between the managing of different environmental resources to achieve a net positive outcome. When discussing the Resource […]

USAID/NIGERIA COVID-19 FOOD SECURITY CHALLENGE

Nigeria is facing a food security crisis that is compounded by the COVID-19 global pandemic and its effects on the food value chain in the country. The pandemic has significantly disrupted already fragile value chains across the country, including people’s ability to produce, process, and distribute food. The disruption to agricultural productivity and markets has […]

Call for Abstracts of Water International‘s Special Issue on “The Role of Data and Models in Transboundary Water Governance”

Application Deadline: Friday, April 30th, 2021 Background: The attention of nation states towards monitoring and quantitative analyses to support transboundary water governance has increased over the past decades, driven by:  advances in digital information collection and processing,  widespread online access to information,  the notion of informed decision-making, and  a growing interest in comparative indicators such […]

The PRIMA WEFE NEXUS contest opens: Deadline for submission extended to 15 July 2021

This prize is funded by PRIMA, the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area with Horizon 2020 funds. It recognizes “research teams and practitioners” that have devised and demonstrated the successful implementation on the ground of combined management practices of water, energy, food and ecosystem resources in the Mediterranean, at local, sub-Regional and […]

Apply now for the Sustainable Urban Global Initiative Knowledge Fund

The Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress (SRI2021) has created a dedicated fund that will support professionals who work on sustainable urbanization and food-water-energy nexus topics to participate in the event online. Interested candidates can submit their applications online. As part of the global coordination function, Future Earth’s US Hub is providing registration funds for scholars […]

A Future Design and Assessment of Water-Energy-Food-Environment Mega-Systems (DAMS) Guide for Engaging Stakeholders in Water-Energy-Food-Environment Systems Assessment and Planning

This guide provides a series of steps and principles for conducting stakeholder engagement in decision-making around water-energy-food-environment (WEFE) interventions. It involves a five-step process; (a) foresight development needs, (b) determines projects that meet development needs, (c) participatory stakeholder modeling exercise, (d) options assessment, and (e) recommendation report; that can be run alongside multi-criteria assessment and […]