New insights into the Food-Energy-Water nexus

New insights into the Food-Energy-Water nexus
In this WWF blog the authors point out that there are certain things that policy makers should consistently seek to ensure:

The authors research concludes that strategies to meet a country's development and sustainability goals are most resilient when they build on a clear analysis of the particular nexus resource challenges faced in that country's context. Moreover, decisions made in early stages of development have implications for ensuring resilience later on. This is especially true for the design of infrastructure and institutions which govern the use of food, water and energy resources.

More information:
http://blogs.wwf.org.uk/blog/business-government/new-insights-into-the-food-energy-water-nexus/

Water Footprint Assessment (Hoekstra et al., 2011 --> available at http://www.waterfootprint.org/?page=files/WaterFootprintAssessmentManual) can support such efforts.