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Project Profile: FUSE

Food-water-energy for Urban Sustainable Environments

Who?

Principal Investigators: Steven Gorelick, Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, United States
Partners: Dr. Yoshihide Wada, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria
Karin Küblböck, Österreichische Forschungsstiftung für Internationale Entwicklung- ÖFSE, Austria
Dr. Bernd Klauer, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung, Germany
Sponsors:

What?

Full Project Title: Food-water-energy for Urban Sustainable Environments
Full Call Title: Nexus2016
Website: https://fuse.stanford.edu/

Why?

Project Objective: Construct multi-agent urban-FWE system models to capture interactions among users, producers, distribution mechanisms, and resources Under changes in climate, demographics, land use, and economics, develop and evaluate policy interventions to identify sustainability options.
Call Objective: The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus is a joint call established in order to bring together actors to find innovative new solutions to the Food-Water-Energy Nexus challenge. The ultimate goal is to increase the access and the quality of life.

Where?

Regions: Asia
Countries: India, Jordan

When?

Duration: 36 months
Call Date: December 9, 2016
Project Award Date: February 15, 2018