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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.

Source: Sustainability
Date: January 2016

This report provides a preliminary analysis of water management within a critical national context. Pakistan's Water-Security Nexus is the focus of this report.

Source: United States Institute of Peace

Water-energy-food (WEF) interconnection quantifications encounter methodological hurdles. In addition, existing calculation results are scattered across a wide collection of studies in multiple disciplines, which increases data collection and interpretation difficulties.

Source: Energies
Date: September 2015

This study argues that the issue of sanitation and the solutions to it extends far beyond its mere access; any envisioned improvement in sanitation technology must strive to rectify the shortcomings in centralized wastewater treatment wherein end-of-pipe technologies have been favored.

Source: Procedia Technology

USAID is at the forefront of this water-energy-food security “nexus” approach.

Source: U.S. Administration of International Development (USAID)

This study focus is on hydrology in the context of water–energy–food nexus. As well as ontology engineering, which is a base technology in Semantic Web Technology, as a method providing common terms, concepts, and semantics.

Source: Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies
Date: May 2017

The Pinios river basin is a major agricultural area in Greece, which faces environmental issues with water scarcity and nutrient pollution. Recent Earth Observation satellite data and ground truth information were combined to produce an updated land use map, focusing on irrigated crop areas.

Source: Procedia Engineering

This study explores processes that enable effective policies and practices for managing the links between water, energy, and food. Three case studies are assessed at different scales in the Mekong River basin, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe.

Source: Aquatic Procedia
Date: October 2015

This article explores the role of soil in bridging the food security gap, with a special focus on North Africa.

Source: OCP Policy Center
Date: April 2016

This study explores the connectivity of upland farmers and downstream fishers through interlinkages of water, energy and food within the Dampalit sub-watershed of Laguna Lake, Philippines.

Source: Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies
Date: June 2017