Future Earth – Belmont Forum

Future Earth hosted a workshop for early career researchers (ECRs) from Africa to discuss collaborative research ideas in preparation for a Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Action (CRA) on Transdisciplinary ResearchPathways to Sustainability. The objective of the Belmont CRA is to address interactions and cross-cutting issues in the sustainable development goals. One of the key topics is […]

Funding Opportunity – AfrIdea: A Regional Idea-a-thon for Post-COVID Progress

Details Application deadline: August 25, 2020 Full solicitation: view here About The Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs (AF/PDPA), Africa Regional Services, of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a regional Idea-a-thon in May 2021, which would be previewed by a series of online trainings. The […]

Call for Applications: Virtual workshop for African early career researchers

Details Interested early career researchers from francophone and anglophone Africa are now invited to submit their application through this form. The deadline for applications is 17 August 2020, successful applicants will be notified by 27 August 2020. About Future Earth is pleased to launch a call for applications for the virtual capacity building workshop on 9 & 10 September […]

World Bank Blog: Examining the pandemic’s impact on the irrigation and drainage sector and opportunities for recovery

About Title: Examining the pandemic’s impact on the irrigation and drainage sector and opportunities for recovery Authors: Peiter Waalewijn, Karin Krchnak, Ijsbrand Harko de Jong, Sventlana Valieva Published: 22 June 2020 “Every industry, sector, and economy has suffered from the devastating effects of COVID-19. The irrigation and drainage (I&D) sector is no exception, as the […]

eDNC2020 Session: Towards a Nexus Knowledge Agenda

About EASME (Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) and the Nexus Project Cluster jointly organized a session during eDNC2020, the Dresden Nexus Conference, which was held June 3-5. The session was entitled ‘Towards a nexus knowledge agenda’ and some 170 people participated. The purpose of the session was to identify knowledge gaps with a […]

Document: The Water, Energy and Food security Nexus Principles

About The Nexus Regional Dialogues Programme has produced The Water-Energy-Food security Nexus Principles guide towards the application, implementation and operationalisation of the Water-Energy-Food security Nexus (WEF Nexus) approach in different contexts. The Principles were developed by practitioners based on their experience and grounded in research. The WEF Nexus Principles are based on the human rights and the […]

PhD Opportunity: Energy-Water-Nexus – Development of a modelling framework for the integrated energy and water planning in water-scarce countries

The Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) in Stuttgart seeks a highly motivated PhD student providing a substantial contribution to close existing research gaps in the coupled energy and water analysis. New methods and models have to be developed for the planning of integrated energy-water systems with high geographical and spatial […]

Internship Opportunity: Food-Energy-Water Systems Analysis (Year-round) Graduate Student Intern

A graduate student internship position is available in the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL; U.S. Department of Energy) Strategic Energy Analysis Center. NREL is the primary laboratory for research, development, and deployment of renewable energy technologies in the United States. For more information and to apply click here Job Description A graduate student internship position […]

Podcast: Why the energy and food nexus is critical in refugee context

Let’s Talk Trees A podcast series created by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) which aim to address the science of forestry, agroforestry and landscapes through stories, real-life experiences and the lives of people communities around the world. The aim is to make knowledge and information more human, […]