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WEFE: a delicate balance

Water scarcity is a widespread issue in Africa. How can we improve energy access and food security without increasing water consumption?

The Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus provides a framework for balancing the needs of sanitation, irrigation, and electricity generation, without depriving nature. This storymap describes efforts by the European Commission Joint Research Centre to apply the WEFE Nexus in the Senegal River Basin.

Find out more on the Africa Knowledge Platform.

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