This award is to recognise and celebrate outstanding teams of researchers and practitioners that have used their results to demonstrate the wider socio-economic benefits of their proposed practices through a WEFE Nexus approach in the Mediterranean region.
The Prize recognizes “research teams and practitioners” that have devised and demonstrated the successful implementation on the ground of combined management practices of water, energy, food and ecosystem resources in the Mediterranean, at local, sub Regional or regional level.
– demonstrate the wider socio-economic benefits of their proposed practices going beyond a fragmented system of sectors and players;
– demonstrate that they have directly exploited their proposed solutions or have played an active role in the uptake of the results by third parties, in particular, influencing policy change;
– demonstrate the replication and upscaling of the potential of the proposed Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems Nexus solutions;
Type of action: Prize
Prize winners will be announced at the 2021 WEFE Sciences Advances Conference which will be held online in 27 – 29 September 2021
The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area will devise new R&I approaches to improve water availability and sustainable agriculture production in a region heavily distressed by climate change, urbanisation and population growth
The PRIMA programme is an Art.185 initiative supported and funded under Horizon 2020, the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
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