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The Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem Nexus as seen through the eyes of schoolchild
©EU
Sep 13 2018

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the Global Water Partnership  for the Mediterranean (GWP-Med) have joined forces to address the complex nexus between the water, energy, food and ecosystem sectors in the Mediterranean region.

Oct 24 2018
Oct 26 2018
Brussels
(BE)

The Energy Storage Global Conference offers a unique opportunity to industry, researchers and policymakers to exchange views on key issues for the storage sector. Representatives from around the world will come together for three days to discuss the latest developments in energy storage technologies, regulatory and policy development and the future storage market.

Maize yields in Turkey and Ukraine are forecast above the five-year average
©Jörg Hüttenhölscher - stock.adobe.com
Sep 12 2018

The Ukraine and Turkey issues of the JRC MARS Bulletin global outlook series were published today.

GIVIMP
©EU, 2018
Sep 17 2018

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published guidance on Good In Vitro Method Practices (GIVIMP) to ensure the reliability and integrity of in vitro data used for the safety assessment of chemicals.

JRC contributes to UN report on the state of food security and nutrition in the world
©Adobestock Gina Sanders
Sep 11 2018

On 11 September 2018, the United Nations released its 2018 report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World.

The second part of the report uses JRC research to establish a link between climate variability, food security and nutrition .

Number of undernourished people on the rise, partly due to climate trends

According to the report, in 2017 the number of undernourished people increased for the second year in a row, to 821 million, after decreasing for more than 10 years previously.

Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC112875
Authors: 
RONZON Tevecia
SANCHEZ LOPEZ Javier
AVRAAMIDES Marios
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Shifting to a healthy diet is not only good for us, but it also saves a lot of precious fresh water, according to a new JRC study
©AdobeStock Tanya Rusanova
Sep 10 2018
Shifting to a healthy diet is not only good for us, but it also saves a lot of precious fresh water, according to a JRC study published in Nature Sustainability.
Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC111211
Authors: 
NAI FOVINO Igor
NEISSE Ricardo
LAZARI Alessandro
RUZZANTE Gian-Luigi
Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC111441
Authors: 
NAI FOVINO Igor
NEISSE Ricardo
LAZARI Alessandro
RUZZANTE Gian-Luigi
POLEMI Nineta
FIGWER Malgorzata
Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC110775
Authors: 
MARINHO FERREIRA BARBOSA Paulo
HERNANDEZ GONZALEZ Yeray
RIVAS CALVETE Silvia
SILINA Dina
SGOBBI Alessandra
BLONDEL Lucie

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