Nexus Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems approach: An adaptation Strategy to cope with climate change

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This is the 1st Webinar organized by PRIMA after the training on Nexus Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) organized in December 2021 which gathered 1400 participants. The webinar will address the role of Nexus WEFE as a tool to cope with climate change (adaptation and mitigation). Implementation of Nexus WEFE will ovoid maladaptation generally performed at the sectoral and project-based activities without adequate consideration or coordination of cross-sectoral interactions among key climate-sensitive sectors

The presentations and discussion will be based on concrete examples as well hand-on experiences implementing Nexus in African countries. The webinar will also be an opportunity for participants to discuss challenges and opportunities to operationalize the WEF Nexus.

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1:00-1:15Opening RemarksOctavi Quintana, Director PRIMA Michael Jacobson, Pennsylvania State University
1:15-2:00PresentationsRafik Aini, Director, Ministry of Agriculture Tunisia Ellen Kayendeke, MSU, USA Luxon Nhamo, Research Manager, Water Research commission South Africa Maria Vrachioli, Ass. Professor TUM Germany
2:00-2:30Q&A and discussionParticipants

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