Nexus Conference 2015 -Water-Energy-Food-Climate open for Abstracts


Following the success of the 2014 Nexus Conference a 2015 one will be held from the 15th to the 17th of March in Chapel Hill North Carolina.

The 2015 Nexus web site is up at  and the areas for the 2015 conference abstracts have been agreed and they are: 
  • Sustainable and Resilient Development at a Local Level
  • Transboundary, National and Local Nexus Governance
  • Corporate Stewardship of the Nexus
  • Financing in a Nexus World
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Water Stress, Vulnerability, and Health
  • Managing Resources: Optimizing Co-Demands
You have until the 31st of October to submit 

The Nexus 2015 conference will again have an opportunity to input to the Sustainable Development Goals process and will bring together in March governments, intergovernmental organizations, academics, local government, the private sector, NGOs and other stakeholders.

The output from the 2014 conference were:

  • The development of teaching materials on the Nexus
Joining the advisory board for the 2015 conference are:

Ashok Khosla (Development Alternatives) former President of IUCN


Jimena Leiva Roesch  (Guatemala Mission to the United Nations)

Mohamed Khalil (Counsellor Egypt Permanent Mission to the United Nations) 


Alexander Müller (IASS Potsdam) former UN Assistant Director General FAO

Farrukh Khan (Head of Climate Finance Executive Office of the UN Secretary General) former Counsellor Pakistan Permanent Mission to United Nations


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  1. INVITATION: The Circular Economy for a development responsible for the production of food
    TITLE OF THE CONFERENCE:
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    GOAL >>> Developing strategies and projects to reduce and reuse waste for sustainable agriculture to zero waste. < DATES: 29/30 April 2014-FLORENCE>

    “Feeding the planet” means growing food needs in a high population growth rate. This growth of food production is leading also to rapid increase waste generation in agro-food sector that may get to a public health risks, adverse environmental impacts as well as socio-economic problems.
    Therefore the reciclyng and reutilization of Agricultural waste becomes an emergent priority for feeding the human life. This become a responsible culture if we will not only decrease natural resource use and implement the environmental degradation, but viceversa we will ensure a sustainable future for coming generations. The conference in Florence would deal about the paradigm shift for linear to cycle -economy, focus on resource recycling and reuse of agricultural waste that must become the primary method of dealing with Agro-food-waste.

    The conference is organized by EGOCREANET, in collaboration with Euro Info Centre (member of Enterprise Europe Network) and other subjects that will be progressively involved, will be held on 29 and April 30, 2015

    First day : On April 29 a Pre-meeting (- by invitation to organize a consotium for next Calls H-2016-20 on Circular Economy) c /o The Tuscany Region in P. Unita 'N. 1 in Florence

    ON April 30, 2015 Conference (open to public)
    c / o AUDITORIUM dell 'ECRF in via F.Portinari 5r. Firenze.
    NB. → The Participation is free .

    Scientific Commitee :
    Prof. Luigi Nicolais . President of Italian CNR.
    Prof. Giampiero Maracchi. President of Accademia dei Georgofili -Firenze
    Prof. Paolo Nannipieri : Director of Agro-Food & Environment -University of Florence ,
    Dr. Marco Masi :Coordinator ofArea University and Research -Tuscany Region,

    → More information and requests and collaboration proposals can be sent to:
    - Paolo Manzelli EGOCREANET
    - Marcello Traversi EUROSPORTELLO


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  2. INVITATION: The Circular Economy for a development responsible for the production of food
    TITLE OF THE CONFERENCE:
    <>

    GOAL >>> Developing strategies and projects to reduce and reuse waste for sustainable agriculture to zero waste. < DATES: 29/30 April 2014-FLORENCE>

    “Feeding the planet” means growing food needs in a high population growth rate. This growth of food production is leading also to rapid increase waste generation in agro-food sector that may get to a public health risks, adverse environmental impacts as well as socio-economic problems.
    Therefore the reciclyng and reutilization of Agricultural waste becomes an emergent priority for feeding the human life. This become a responsible culture if we will not only decrease natural resource use and implement the environmental degradation, but viceversa we will ensure a sustainable future for coming generations. The conference in Florence would deal about the paradigm shift for linear to cycle -economy, focus on resource recycling and reuse of agricultural waste that must become the primary method of dealing with Agro-food-waste.

    The conference is organized by EGOCREANET, in collaboration with Euro Info Centre (member of Enterprise Europe Network) and other subjects that will be progressively involved, will be held on 29 and April 30, 2015

    First day : On April 29 a Pre-meeting (- by invitation to organize a consotium for next Calls H-2016-20 on Circular Economy) c /o The Tuscany Region in P. Unita 'N. 1 in Florence

    ON April 30, 2015 Conference (open to public)
    c / o AUDITORIUM dell 'ECRF in via F.Portinari 5r. Firenze.
    NB. → The Participation is free .

    Scientific Commitee :
    Prof. Luigi Nicolais . President of Italian CNR.
    Prof. Giampiero Maracchi. President of Accademia dei Georgofili -Firenze
    Prof. Paolo Nannipieri : Director of Agro-Food & Environment -University of Florence ,
    Dr. Marco Masi :Coordinator ofArea University and Research -Tuscany Region,

    → More information and requests and collaboration proposals can be sent to:
    - Paolo Manzelli EGOCREANET
    - Marcello Traversi EUROSPORTELLO


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