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Towards understanding the integrative approach of the water, energy and food nexus.
Evaluation of the WEF nexus integrative debate can be carried out using four key criteria, namely ability to change current policy debates, issue and thinking novelty, practicability and measurability, and clearness and implementation roadmap. Expand
Solar energy farming as a development innovation for vulnerable water basins
ABSTRACT In vulnerable water basins, unregulated access to solar energy and groundwater can threaten water security through increased abstractions. Public and development agencies are thereforeExpand
Institutional arrangements for beneficial regional cooperation on water, energy and food priority issues in the Eastern Nile Basin
Abstract Research on water cooperation in the Eastern Nile Basin has focused on expanding policy and diplomacy tools for a better allocation of transboundary water resources confined to the river.Expand
Instruments of energy subsidy reforms in Arab countries — The case of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries
Abstract Energy subsidies can account for a large share of government expenditures in some GCC countries. In light of fiscal imbalances since 2014, these countries have reiterated their intention toExpand
Conflicts and security in integrated water resources management
Abstract Water sector reforms based on the concept of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) are criticized for not considering context, local realities or legitimacy during the implementationExpand
A quest for the Arabian atom? Geopolitics, security, and national identity in the nuclear energy programs in the Middle East
Abstract Nuclear energy programs are currently under formalization in countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), with the first power plants in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to beExpand
Sustainable Agriculture in the Arabian/Persian Gulf Region Utilizing Marginal Water Resources: Making the Best of a Bad Situation
One way to encourage agricultural self-sufficiency in arid regions is to increase the productivity of conventional freshwater agriculture. Another way is to develop and implement novel strategies andExpand
Development drivers of the water-energy-food nexus in the Gulf Cooperation Council region
ABSTRACT This article analyses water, food, and energy security in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries using the water-energy-food (WEF) nexus approach. The innovative focus is onExpand