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energy and water are subsidized to boost crop production, could it lead to more and cheaper food but a shrinking, degraded water supply? Growing crops for biofuels might promise more abundant, cleaner energy, but what happens to food security
Water, Food, and Energy Nexus: Why Mountains Matter - Side Event on Rio+20: 3rd Intersessional Meeting of UNCSD
ICIMOD Feature Story for World Water Day 2014: Water and Energy
The Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) organized the 31st Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Pakistan Society of Development Economists (PSDE) from 17–19 December in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Regional Water-Energy-Food Nexus Workshop Held in Kathmandu
Advocating for mountains in the water-energy-food nexus
World Water Day 2014, Pakistan: ‘Water and Energy’
The two-day workshop on 24–25 March will bring together national and international partners and stakeholders involved in knowledge and capacity development initiatives related to water, livelihoods, and gender in the Koshi basin.
Water resources assessment and monitoring
and energy are closely interlinked and interdependent. energy generation and transmission requires utilization of water resources, particularly for hydroelectric, nuclear, and thermal energy sources. Conversely, about 8% of the global energy
The World Water Day provides us an opportunity to join our friends and colleagues from the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) and the rest of the world in creating awareness about the importance of water for human and ecosystem wellbeing towards achieving
Mountains may be rugged and majestic, but they’re also fragile environments that are particularly vulnerable to climate change. The high peaks of the Himalayas are a vast storehouse of water in frozen form, with the world’s greatest
Many big rivers like the Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra originate from the snow and glacier covered high mountains, and have abundant seasonal and annual water supply. Despite this, mountain people living on the ridges and hill slopes have limited
Upstream and downstream are connected. So are natural resources and human livelihoods. Improving the management of water resources in the Hindu Kush Himalayas means recognizing those connections and building them into policy making and development