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Building Climate Resilience Through Virtual Water and Nexus Thinking in SADC

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Building Climate Resilience Through Virtual Water and Nexus Thinking in SADC
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Building Climate Resilience Through Virtual Water and Nexus Thinking in SADC
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Building Climate Resilience Through Virtual Water and Nexus Thinking in SADC
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Building Climate Resilience Through Virtual Water and Nexus Thinking in SADC
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  • Foreword -- Preface -- The Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility -- Contents -- Contributors -- Acronyms -- 1 Introduction -- Abstract -- 1 The Southern African Development Community -- 2 The Ambitious Agenda of SADC -- 3 Meeting the 2027 Vision -- 4 Extraneous Factors -- 4.1 Climate Change, Rainfall Patterns and Water Use -- 4.2 Demographic and Economic Change -- 5 An Alternative Approach: Virtual Water and the Water-Food-Energy Nexus -- References -- 2 Quantifying Virtual Water Flows in the 12 Continental Countries of SADC -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Data Sources: Quality Assurance/Quality Control -- 2.1 Data Relating to Agricultural Products -- 3 Virtual Water Transfers in Agricultural Products -- 3.1 The Development and General Structure of the Database -- 4 Examples of the Use of the Agricultural Data Platform -- 4.1 Examples of Top-Tier Data -- 4.2 Examples of Middle-Tier Data -- 4.3 Examples of Lower-Tier Data -- 5 Virtual Water Transfers in Traded Electricity -- 5.1 Consumptive Water Use in the Generation of Electricity -- 6 Trade in Electricity and Virtual Water Transfers -- 7 Initial Reflections on the Top-Level Data -- 8 Economic Accounting of Water -- 9 Relevant Studies to Date in SADC -- References -- 3 The Future of SADC: An Investigation into the Non-political Drivers of Change and Regional Integration -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Assumptions -- 3 The Current Situation -- 4 Regional Participation -- 5 Regional Hydrology -- 6 Hydraulic Infrastructure Development -- 7 Broader Socio-economic Factors -- 8 Potential Future Scenarios -- 9 Implications for Infrastructure Development -- 10 King's Demographic Trap as a Concept -- 11 Conclusion -- References -- 4 Virtual Water and the Nexus in National Development Planning -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction and Background
  • 2 Water Resource Planning Is Contested Terrain -- 3 Water in Mainstream Development Planning-Could Virtual Water and Nexus Contribute?, -- 4 Water in Development Planning, National and Regional -- 5 Political Economy of Regional Development Planning -- 6 Conclusions -- References -- 5 Mechanisms to Influence Water Allocations on a Regional or National Basis -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Current Situation -- 3 Drivers of Change -- 4 Water Allocation Mechanisms -- 5 Water Allocation Between States -- 6 Basin Level and Bilateral Agreements -- 7 Water Allocation and Re-allocation -- 8 Prioritisation of Water Use and Assurance of Supply to Address Variability -- 9 Challenges for Considering Virtual Water in Water Allocations -- 10 Economic Accounting for Water -- 11 The Nexus Approach -- 12 Benefit Sharing as an Allocation Approach -- 13 Challenges of Accurate Information -- 14 Enabling Environment to Use Water -- 15 Allocation Mechanisms that Function Within State Capabilities -- 16 Land and Water Grabs -- 17 Conclusion -- References -- 6 Electrical Power Planning in SADC and the Role of the Southern African Power Pool -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Mandate of the SAPP -- 3 Methodology -- 4 Current Power Supply and Demand in SADC -- 5 Electricity Trading -- 6 Barriers to Proposed Transmission Projects to Relieve Trading Constraints -- 7 Plans to Meet Future Demand -- 8 Criteria for Selection of Supply Options -- 9 Distribution of Resources -- 10 Hydropower in the Generation Mix -- 11 Climate Change, Virtual Water, Carbon and Cost Benefits of Electricity Trades -- 12 Conclusions and Recommendations -- References -- 7 Virtual Water and the Private Sector -- Abstract -- 1 Why Is the Private Sector Engaged in Water? -- 1.1 Water Security Risks Are Becoming Increasingly Important for Businesses -- 1.2 Corporate Experiences of Water Security Risks
  • 1.2.1 Lake Naivasha Cut Flowers (WWF 2012) -- 1.2.2 Kerala Coca-Cola (the Rights to Water and Sanitation, n.d.) -- 1.2.3 Peru Asparagus (Progressio 2010) -- 1.3 Investor Concerns -- 1.4 Motivations for Engagement -- 1.5 Corporate Risk Assessment Tools -- 2 Where Does the Water Footprint Have Traction? -- 2.1 Supply Chain -- 2.1.1 SAB Miller (SABMiller, n.d.) -- 2.1.2 Illovo (Zambia Sugar) -- 2.2 Operations -- 2.2.1 Coca Cola (CocaCola and the Nature Conservancy 2010) -- 2.3 Use Phase -- 2.3.1 P&G Fabric Care -- 2.4 Regional Implications -- 2.4.1 SAB Miller (SABMiller, n.d.) -- 2.4.2 Illovo Sugar -- 3 What Is the Value of the Water Footprint to the Private and Public Sector? -- References -- 8 The International Experience -- Abstract -- 1 International Contexts and Trends in Water, Energy and Food Consumption -- 2 Conceptual and Operational Issues in the International Domain -- 3 The Consequences of the Highly Politicised Provision of Water Services, Energy Services and Especially of Food Provision -- 4 Global Commodity Prices and What Importing Economies Can Do in Very Uncertain Circumstances About Volatility and Long Term Trends -- 5 Concluding Comments -- References -- 9 Embedding the Virtual Water Concept in SADC -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Background -- 3 Infrastructure Development as a Regional Priority -- 4 Sovereign Considerations -- 5 Virtual Water Concept -- 6 The Role of the SADC Secretariat -- 7 Conclusion -- 10 Postscript -- 1 The Key Water Related Challenges of the SADC Region -- 2 The Impact of Climate Change -- 3 Drought Stalks SADC Again -- 4 Global Economic Challenges Impact SADC -- 5 The Virtual Water Conjecture -- References
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