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SE4All Workshop on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

In September 2015, world leaders formally adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 associated targets which are aimed at stimulating action over the next 15 years in areas of critical importance for a more equitable and sustainable world. The strong linkages between the SDGs underlines the notion that progress on each goal will be critical for progress on others, with increasing understanding for the implementation of the SDGs through an integrated framework that demands close collaboration at all levels of governance. As a result, the water-energy-food nexus has emerged as a crucial policy and governance approach for integrated planning and implementation of the SDGs.

REEEP Annual Report 2014/2015

REEEP invests in clean energy markets. The REEEP Annual Report 2014/2015 explains REEEP's strategy and overarching theory of change, and takes a close look at REEEP's Cross Sector Systems focal area, through which REEEP brings systems thinking to the complex challenges of green growth. The Annual Report also includes a synopsis of REEEP's new 2015-2017 Powering Agrifood Value Chains Portfolio, including profiles of individual enterprises. 

Making the Case: How Agrifood Firms are Building New Business Cases in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Water, energy and food systems are inextricably interconnected. Water and energy are needed to produce food; water is needed for almost all forms of power generation; energy is required to treat and transport water. The relationships and trade-offs within this triangle of resources are known collectively as the water-energy-food nexus.

International Conference: Solutions for the Nexus

A conference for optimising infrastructure and technology to build partnerships for water, energy and food security.

Conference themes are: using the nexus to accelerate development; cleantech nexus infrastructure and technology solutions; collaboration and institutional arrangements for a nexus approach; influencing pathways of investment for nexus infrastructure and technology.

 

Business Often Taking Lead on Water-Energy-Food Sustainability, Report Finds; but Governments Must Catch Up or Risk Leaving Some Behind

A new report released by REEEP – the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership – shows how businesses can take the lead in creating sustainable solutions within the water-energy-food nexus. But governments must do more to help small businesses benefit from the value added of integrated thinking about water, energy, and food.

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