The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Kazakhstan: Challenges and Opportunities

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Source:
Energy Procedia
Authors:
Marat Karatayev
Pedro Rivotti
Zenaida Sobral Mourão
D. Dennis Konadu
Nilay Shah
Michèle Clarke
Date:
1 September 2017

This study presents the key elements required to implement a nexus-based resource management approach in Kazakhstan, by identifying linkages between water resources, energy production and agriculture. A case study illustrates how the methodology can be applied to quantify linkages between the water and energy sectors.