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 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 […]

Mitigation Enabling Energy Transition in the MEDiterranean Region (MEETME): Energy Efficiency And Renewable Energy Strategies And Policies

Summary: The meetMED project is a two-year project funded by the EU and jointly carried out by the Mediterranean Association of the National Agencies for Energy Management (MEDENER) and by the Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE). Its main goal is to reinforce regional cooperation aimed at fostering the energy transition in […]

IRAQ Call For Innovations Goals

DUE DATE EXTENSION:  Submit your application by October 6th, 2021 at 5:00PM Iraqi time! Background: Iraq is facing many challenges to sustainable resource management. Insufficient food production capacity and limited water and energy resources pose serious threats to Iraq’s stability and prosperity. Outdated and unsustainable farming practices, climate change, a reliance on energy and food imports, […]

The Global AgriInno Challenge 2021: Connecting Youth-Led Innovation to the Agri-food Sector

Duration of the Call: 09 September – 10 October 2021  Global AgriInno Challenge 2021 kicks off!  Global AgriInno Challenge 2021 aims to harness innovation, entrepreneurship and digital technologies to address challenges related to the transformation from rural villages into ‘Digital Villages’that contribute to the Four Betters: better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life, while […]

Report// Baseline Study For The Basin Of Lake Kivu And The Ruzizi River

Summary of the study: This study is the part of the project “Support to the integrated management of water resources of Lake Kivu and Ruzizi River“, initiated in the framework of the support provided by the European Union (EU Delegation to Rwanda) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The study […]