Water-Energy-Food Nexus

12/07/2022

The Lower Mekong Basin Countries commit to translating the Water-Energy-Food Nexus approach into local contexts to strengthen integrated development and support vulnerable communities by applying science, technology and innovation

On 28 June 2022, the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC)’s Regional Office for Asia-Pacific and the Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) convened the First Stakeholder Consultative Forum in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was the first regional meeting under the […]
12/07/2022

Thai local communities mitigating and adapting to adverse impacts from water flow and climate change in the Mekong region

The UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), the Mekong Institute (MI) and the Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI) of the Republic of Korea conducted a field visit to Bueng Kan Province in Thailand on 17- 19 June 2022. The […]
15/06/2022

Meeting with Viet Nam National Mekong Committee Secretariat- Viet Nam calls for the strengthening of Mekong Stakeholders’ common understanding on Water-Energy-Food Nexus to contextualise the concept in practical applications

On 7 June 2022, the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Regional Office for Asia-Pacific and the Viet Nam National Mekong Committee Secretariat (VNMCS) met online to discuss Viet Nam’s expectations of the project and brief them on project progress. […]
29/05/2022

The pressing need to assist socio-economic aspects of riparian communities including monitoring of sea level and water quality that directly affects fish cultivation and farming – Exploring Thailand’s role in P-LINK.

The P-LINK is a project entitled, “Triangular Cooperation on Sustainable Development in the Lower Mekong Basin based on the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus”, it is also known as the RoK-UNOSSC Facility (Phase 3). On 25 May 2022, the UN Office for […]
04/05/2022

Official Kick-off Project in the Lower Mekong Basin to strengthen access to water, food and energy for vulnerable communities living in the Lower Mekong Basin (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Viet Nam).   

The UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT), Republic of Korea and the Mekong River Commission (MRC) launched the implementation of their collaboration project, the “Triangular Cooperation on Sustainable Development in the Lower Mekong […]
02/05/2022

Learning from the Forunners: Issues on water, energy and food access for the vulnerable communities in the Lower Mekong Basin Region

In September 2021, UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) commenced the implementation of the “Triangular Cooperation Project on Sustainable Development in the Lower Mekong River Basin based on the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus” [RoK-UNOSSC Facility Phase 3]. The project is intended […]
28/04/2022

Establishment of a Multi-Sectoral Platform on Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Lower Mekong Basin critical for integrated demand-driven approaches to enhance people’s livelihoods

The UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Regional Office for Asia-Pacific convened a workshop entitled, “Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus Case Study Design and Multi-Stakeholder Platform Conceptualization” on 19 April 2022. The hybrid meeting brought together all implementing partners of the “Triangular […]