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WEF-Nexus Summer School

August 26th – September 20th, 2019


From Data to Decision –
Assessment of the
Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus


Call for Applications 2019

For DAAD Master and PhD scholarship holders from disciplines related to natural sciences, mathematics and engineering



The Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) invites DAAD scholarship holders of the In-Region/ In-Country programme to apply for the attendance of a four-week summer school from August 26th to September 20th, 2019 at the TH Köln University of Applied Sciences (Technische Hochschule Köln) in Cologne, Germany.

The title of the four-week programme is “From Data to Decision: Assessment of the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus”. The summer school will facilitate capacity building for future researchers and professionals in the cross sectoral field of sustainable resources management, with a focus on quantification and modelling of the interconnections between water, energy and food sectors, and on enhancing the ability to create information that is valuable to decision makers.

The summer school course will focus on:

  • Assessment of WEF-Nexus systems using public domain data
  • Quantification of the WEF Security Nexus interconnections
  • Modelling of WEF Nexus interactions and interventions
  • Decision-making based on WEF Nexus assessments

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