Book Review: The Water-Food-Energy Nexus: Power, Politics, and Justice

Authors: Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton, and Dipak Gyawali Framing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in a new light By Micheal Jacobson, Penn State The authors advocate for transdisciplinary thinking which is more ‘reflexive and integrative’ than interdisciplinary approaches and seeks ‘broad participation incorporating knowledge from various sources and local knowledge in a holistic way that produces new […]

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Call with South Africa on Water-Energy-Food nexus

The South African National Research Foundation (NRF) under the Meridian Fund has opened its first call for proposals focusing on the Water-Energy-Food nexus within major societal challenges in South Africa. Deadline for submission: September 26, 2019 Call for proposals: https://www.nwo.nl/en/news-and-events/news/2019/06/call-with-south-africa-on-water-energy-food-nexus.html The Meridian Fund: https://www.nwo.nl/en/research-and-results/programmes/wotro/merian-fund/merian-fund.html

Water-Energy-Food Nexus Workshop Held in Nigeria

More than 60 representatives from Penn State and multiple African institutions and governments came together around the intersection of water, energy and food. UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — On June 26 and 27, representatives from Penn State, including Vice Provost for Global Programs Michael Adewumi, traveled to Ibadan, Nigeria to participate in the first WEF (water, […]