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  1. Evaluation of External Virtual Water Export and Dependency through Crop Trade: an Asian Case Study

    The aim of this study was to evaluate virtual water export through five crops (barley, rice, maize, soybeans, and wheat) in terms of the external virtual water rate, within and outside of Asia from 2000 to 2012, and in comparison with that within and outs ...

    December 2016

  2. Examples of Positive Bioenergy and Water Relationships

    This publication illustrates an encouraging variety both in terms of bioenergy systems and geographical distribution, and they all show how solutions can be found that produce bioenergy while contributing positively to the state of water. These experience ...

    February 2016

  3. Grace Communications Foundation: Nexus Food, Water and Energy

    This website examines the "nexus" of where food, water and energy systems intersect. It takes water (lots of it) to create food and energy. It also takes energy to move, heat and treat water and to produce food, and sometimes we even use food cr ...

  4. Renewable Energy in the Water, Energy and Food Nexus

    This report analyses the key opportunities that renewable energy offers, specifically to address the key challenges posed by the water, energy and food nexus. Renewable Energy in the Water, Energy and Food Nexus International Renewable Energy Agency (IREN ...

    January 2015

  5. A Review of the Current State of Research on the Water, Energy, and Food Nexus

    The purpose of this paper is to review and analyze the water, energy, and food nexus and regions of study, nexus keywords and stakeholders in order to understand the current state of nexus research. A Review of the Current State of Research on the Water, ...

    June 2017

  6. Opportunities for Renewable Energy in the Australian Water Sector

    This study has evaluated the opportunities, barriers and current trends for renewable energy use in order to identify priority areas where ARENA could have the most potential impact in influencing improved renewable energy use within the sector. The study ...

    November 2015

  7. Optimal Crop Choice, Irrigation Allocation, and the Impact of Contract Farming

    The changing climate and concerns over food security are prompting a new look at the supply chain reliability of products derived from agriculture, and the potential role of contract farming as a mechanism to address climate and price risk while contribut ...

    February 2013

  8. Columbia Water Center: Water-Food-Energy Nexus

    The CWC studies how the water, food, and energy sectors are interrelated and how climate affects the relationship. On the applied side, the CWC aims to promote water and energy savings in the agricultural sector in water-stressed farming regions. Work has ...

  9. Overcoming Food Security Challenges within an Energy/Water/Food Nexus (EWFN) Approach

    Energy Water Food Nexus (EWFN) presents a valuable approach to achieving food security with a particular focus on sustainably balancing the growing demand for food with the constrained production capacity enabling supply streams. Three main pathways to ov ...

    January 2016

  10. PV Water Pumping for Carbon Sequestration in Dry Land Agriculture

    This paper is inspired by theory related to the water-food-energy-climate nexus and suggests a novel model, suited for analyzing carbon sequestration in dry land agriculture using irrigation. The model is applied specifically to photovoltaic water pumping ...