Can the Implementation of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Support Economic Growth in the Mediterranean Region? The Current Status and the Way Forward

Vasileios Markantonis, Arnaud Reynaud, Armagan Karabulut, Rana El Hajj, Dogan Altinbilek, Ibrahim M. Awad, Adriana Bruggeman, Vangelis Constantianos, Jaroslav Mysiak, Nicola Lamaddalena, Mohamed Salah Matoussi, Henrique Monteiro (+10 others)
2019 Frontiers in Environmental Science  
Nexus support the economic growth in the Mediterranean? Based on the outcome of an experts and stakeholders regional workshop, this paper presents the current status, including the opportunities and the practices of applying the WEF Nexus in the Mediterranean and draws specific recommendations for the way forward. Regarding the later, the strengthening of WEF Nexus in the Mediterranean requires a set of interventions to strengthen the institutional capacities, to enhance the finance mechanisms,
more » ... to support the intra-regional dialogue as well, to enhance data collection and management, as well as to implement economic instruments and integrated economic approaches to measure the impact of Nexus into economy and employment.
doi:10.3389/fenvs.2019.00084 fatcat:csfg3ho4offwphrn34rp6sja6m