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Webinar: RE-Thinking Access to Energy Business Models
Ways to Walk the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Talk

26 Mar. 2020 • 14:00 - 15:30 • Nairobi

The main objective of this online training is to strengthen and enhance a better understanding of the contribution of renewable energy to the integrated approach and business models related to the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the context of achieving sustainable development in Africa. In this training, emphasis will be given to re-thinking the access to energy business models through WEF Nexus approaches and cross-sectorial partnerships, paving the way for Africa’s long-term sustainable economic growth.

Further, a brief presentation on “Water-Energy-Food-Nexus” with a focus on the contribution of wastewater to this nexus will be delivered. This could serve as a path for providing an introduction to the second webinar that will be focusing mainly on the contribution of water towards the implementation of WEF Nexus.

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This training is organized in the context of acquiring a better understanding of the “Water-Energy-Food” (WEF) Nexus that is essential for human well-being, poverty alleviation, and for achieving the multiple Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Projections in Africa indicate that by 2030 its population will increase and reach to more than 2 billion hence entailing a significant increase in water consumption by 283%; and demand of energy - by 70 % - and food by 60%. (RES4Africa, 2019). To address these gaps and challenges and achieve the goals of global and continental development policy processes (Agenda 2030), the African Union Agenda 2063, as well as the Paris Agreement 2015 on climate action, innovative, integrated environmental solutions and business models, are required.

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