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2015 | 2 | nr 1 | 100--102
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Implementing the Nexus at Various Scales : Local and Regional Perspectives

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Many issues in the water, energy and agricultural sector are in fact crosscutting issues, which can only be solved by a nexus approach. A nexus approach means that management solutions account for synergies and tradeoffs between the sectors. Critical issues emerging across the three sectors ask for different policies at different governance levels. However, at each level of policy making the impact at local level should be an important point of reference. In line with this, the case of the Aral Sea Basin in Central Asia exemplifies how international energy politics affect local farmers' access to irrigation water. Moreover, a comparative study of three states in India shows that local differences in the implementation of the nexus approach can lead to different outcomes in terms of groundwater and electricity use for agriculture. These two examples underline that to implement a nexus approach; the local perspective should not be overlooked, even when policies are designed at higher governance levels. (original abstract)
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  • Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies, Germany
  • UNESCO-IHE, The Netherlands
  • Mukherji A., Shah T., 2005. Groundwater socio-ecology and governance: a review of institutions and policies in selected countries. Hydrogeology Journal 13, 328-345.
  • Mejías P., Varela-Ortega C., Flichman G., 2004. Integrating agricultural policies and water policies under water supply and climate uncertainty. Water Resources Research 40, W07S03.
  • Gupta J., Pahl-Wostl C., 2013. Global Water Governance in the Context of Global and Multilevel Governance: Its Need, Form, and Challenges. Ecology and Society 18(4): 53.
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