All pages with keywords: nexus

Co-benefits and trade-offs in the water–energy nexus of irrigation modernization in China

Co-benefits and trade-offs in the water–energy nexus of irrigation modernization in China

a research article by Declan Conway 15 July, 2016

There are strong interdependencies between water use in agriculture and energy consumption as water saving technologies can require increased pumping and pressurizing. The Chinese Government includes water efficiency improvement … read more »


Climate is critical in southern Africa’s water-energy-food nexus

Climate is critical in southern Africa’s water-energy-food nexus

a commentary by Declan Conway 26 August, 2015

Professorial Research Fellow, Declan Conway, writes about the recent upsurge in research and policy interest in natural resource scarcity, particularly in relation to the water-energy-food nexus. read more »


Tracing the water-energy-food nexus: description, theory and practice

Tracing the water-energy-food nexus: description, theory and practice

a research article by Hayley Leck, Declan Conway, Judith Rees 17 August, 2015

The ‘nexus’ between water, energy and food (WEF) has gained increasing attention globally in research, business and policy spheres. We review the premise of recent initiatives framed around the nexus, … read more »