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Water Resources: Government Information: Library Guide: Water-Energy-Food Nexus

This guide directs you to government sources on water resources from international to local level.


Jewitt, Graham, Richard Kunz and Goran Berndes. Water for food - Water for energy: biofuels at the water-energy-food nexus. Water Research Commission Symposium 2013.

Pittock, Jamie. Frameworks for managing the water, food and energy nexus in a changing climate. Water governance conference, Drakensburg, 6th November 2012.


Nexus: the Water, Energy & Food Security Resource Platform. 

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Water-food-energy-ecosystem nexus.

University of Cape Town. FEWLB Nexus.Includes links to government documents.



Water-food-energy. The Water wheel, Volume 13, no. 6 (Nov./Dec. 2014), pages 16-20. G 68 K.WATE.WHEE

Zwanikken, Fatimah. Managing the water-food-energy nexus. OFID quarterly, January 2013, pages 5-9. G 436 K.OFID

South Africa

Mabhaudhi, T. Assessing the State of the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus in South Africa : Report to the Water Research Commission.  Gezina, South Africa: Water Research Commission, 2018. (Report no. KV 365/18) Shelf no. G 68 JWRC KV 365/18.

Von Bormann, T. and Gulati, M. The Food Energy Water Nexus : Understanding South Africa’s most urgent sustainability challenge. Cape Town : WWF-SA, 2014.

World Bank Group. Modeling the Water-Energy Nexus : How Do Water Constraints Affect Energy Planning in South Africa? Washington, DC : World Bank, 2017.

World Wildlife Fund South Africa. Food-Energy-Water Nexus