Governing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Opportunities for Basin Organisations: Technical background document for theme 2: “Water-Energy-Food Nexus”

United Nations Environment Programme

Good governance of the water-energy-food nexus can improve energy, water and food security, foster synergies, manage trade-offs, support sustainable development and maintain ecosystem services. Basin Organizations (BOs) have a key role to play in governance of the nexus to address challenges of sustainable hydropower, balancing the production of bioenergy with food production and taking into account the energy needs of water.

Discussion paper