Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems in Sustainable Communities in the EU and Africa

Lecture 1: Thomas Schauppenlehner, Senior Scientist at the Institute of Landscape Development, Recreation and Conservation Planning at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU).

Lecture 2: Richard Wheeler, EU Project Advisor at ESEIA.

Chair: Daniela Fuchs-Hanusch, Professor at the Institute of Urban Water Management and Landscape Water Engineering at Graz University of Technology.


The fifth lecture in the ESEIA Lecture Series took place online on 22 June 2023, from 19:00 to 21:00 CEST. This lecture focused on the Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem (WEFE) Nexus and its pivotal role in achieving sustainable development.

Thomas Schauppenlehner presented the GLOCULL project, an international and transdisciplinary project funded by the Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI). Then, Richard Wheeler used the EU proposal ARENA to provide insight into the WEF Nexus innovation in Africa.

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