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    Sustainable development and the water–energy–food nexus: A perspective on livelihoods

    Science Direct, 2015
    The water–energy–food nexus is being promoted as a conceptual tool for achieving sustainable development. Frameworks for implementing nexus thinking, however, have failed to explicitly or adequately incorporate sustainable livelihoods perspectives. This is counterintuitive given that livelihoods are key to achieving sustainable development.
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    The Water-Energy-Food Nexus: A new approach in support of food security and sustainable agriculture

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2014
    This FAO note gives a brief introduction to the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus conceptual framework as a useful way to describe and address the complex and interrelated nature of our global resource systems. It puts forward WEF as a conceptual approach:
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    United Nations World Water Assessment Programme

    Hosted and led by UNESCO, the United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) coordinates the work of 31 UN-Water
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    Water and Climate Blue Book

    World Water Council, 2016
    Llaunched by the Morroccan government at COP22 in Marrakech, the blue book aims to raise international awareness on the vulnerability of water in the context of climate change and the urgency of action. It also speaks in favor of merging both agendas of water and climate, in order to ensure a total integration of water in the negotiations on climate change.
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    Report on the nationally determined contributions survey conducted by the Nairobi Framework Partnership in 2016

    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 2017
    Countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean urgently need financial support to green their power sectors and thereby implement their national climate action plans under the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
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    Utilising Electricity Access for Poverty Reduction - Full report

    Practical Action [Intermediate Technology Development Group], 2015
    The productive use of electricity can support sustained poverty reduction by enabling the creation and improvement of income generating activities. However, in order to realise these positive impacts, the level of electricity access must be sufficient and enabling conditions beyond the electricity supply itself must be in place.
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    Energy: the missing link in globalization

    Science Direct, 2016
    Energy resources are transported long distances and create powerful interlinkages between countries. Energy thus contributes to the globalization of the world, but has received little attention in the globalization literature. This article hypothesizes that energy globalization is growing and accelerating.
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    Turkey in the geopolitics of natural gas

    Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business Government, 2016
    This paper outlines the role of Turkey as an increasingly more important natural gas consuming country while at the same time strategically located as a transit country between major consuming areas in the EU and suppliers in the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia.
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    Waste Management Outlook for Mountain Regions - Sources and Solutions | GRID-Arendal - Publications

    GRID Arendal, 2016
    Mountains play an essential role in supplying water, energy, food and other services to millions of people living in the mountains and downstream. Ensuring the continued supply of these services has never been more important.
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    Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

    The Convention was opened for signature on 5 June 1992 at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (the Rio "Earth Summit").