Call for best practices on Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem Nexus in the Mediterranean

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the Global Water Partnership  for the Mediterranean (GWP-Med) have joined forces to address the complex nexus between the water, energy, food and ecosystem sectors in the Mediterranean region. Following the objectives set out in the UfM  Water Declaration, and under the umbrella of the UfM Task Force, the three organisations are currently preparing a joint "Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem Nexus"publication in the form of a Nexus Atlas. The Atlas aims to offer both a scientific and cultural perspective on the Nexus issues addressed, and will be presented in a language that is accessible to a broad audience, ranging from the interested citizen to specialised stakeholders and experts. In order to grasp  the current status of the region, the baseline analysis will be complemented by a collection of best practices in  assessments of the Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem (WEFE) Nexus. These will include examples of success stories that illustrate optimal Nexus solutions. We therefore call on interested parties to suggest useful examples by completing the 'Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem Nexus – Best practice example' form below and sending it to: JRC-UFM-GWPMed-ATLAS@ec.europa.eu. Case studies must refer to existing initiatives and activities, not to ones that are planned or have just started. The suggested case studies will be carefully assessed, analysed and discussed by JRC scientists, and the most representative case studies will be selected for inclusion in the Atlas. The call for proposals is open until 31 December 2018.

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