The trade-offs between food, water and energy can generate unsustainable urbanization pathways, which contribute to socio-economic problems including poverty, conflicts and diseases. However, too little is known about the intersection of FWE in cities. On the other hand, Green and Blue Infrastructure (GBI) has emerged as a viable solution to many urban problems with low cost, sustainable outcomes.
IFWEN – Understanding Innovative Initiatives for Governing Food, Water and Energy Nexus in Cities
Contact: Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira, FGV/EAESP
Budget: 1.309.831 €
Partners: Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), Sao Paulo School of Management (FGV/EAESP), The Nature of Cities, Ming Chuan University, The Africa Secretariat of ICLEI, The Stockholm Resilience Center, ICLEI, Yale University, UNU-Flores, Ming-Chuan University