Introduction: the water-energy-food nexus through the lens of relational equity management

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Abstract

This chapter gives an overview of the main argument of the book, that is that the water-energy-food (WEF) nexus provides a response to challenges in policy design and implementation for the WEF sectors and a framework for their sustainable development. The collective governance of the nexus, enabled and facilitated by the management of the relational equity of all stakeholders/actors, is the most effective way to implement policy for the WEF sectors. In addition, the chapter outlines the book’s aim, thematic focus and main themes. It elucidates its scope and its distinctive and original element that is the novel conceptualisation of the governance approach to the WEF nexus. Finally, the chapter outlines the book’s structure and identifies its main audience.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPolicy and governance in the water-energy-food nexus
Subtitle of host publicationa relational equity approach
EditorsAnastasia Koulouri, Nikolai Mouraviev
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter1
Pages1-8
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781138357372
Publication statusPublished - 13 Aug 2019

Publication series

NameEarthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management
PublisherRoutledge

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Koulouri, A., & Mouraviev, N. (2019). Introduction: the water-energy-food nexus through the lens of relational equity management. In A. Koulouri, & N. Mouraviev (Eds.), Policy and governance in the water-energy-food nexus: a relational equity approach (pp. 1-8). (Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management). Routledge.