Project Profile: WASTE FEW ULL

Waste Food-Energy-Water Urban Living Lab – Mapping and Reducing Waste in the Food-Energy-Water Nexus


Principal Investigators: Dr. Sue Charlesworth, Coventry University, United Kingdom and Daniel Black, Daniel Black & Associates, United Kingdom
Partners: Maria Ester Dal-Poz, University of Campinas - UNICAMP - Business School of School of Applied Sciences and Institute of Economics, Brazil
Dr. Derk Loorbach, Erasmus University Rotterdam - DRIFT, Netherlands
Dr. Taoyuan Wei, CICERO Senter for klimaforskning, Norway
Mark Swilling, Stellenbosch University - Centre for Complex Systems in Transition, South Africa
Dr. Kevin Winter, University of Cape Town - Future Water Research Institute, South Africa
James Topkin, ERWAT, South Africa
Simon Roberts, Centre for Sustainable Energy, United Kingdom
Dr. Alistair Hunt, University of Bath - Department of Economics, United Kingdom
Dr. Richard Joseph Nunes, University of Reading - Research and Enterprise Services, United Kingdom
Sabine Biesheuvel, BlueCity, Netherlands
Jonny Harris, Isidima Design & Development, South Africa
Fred Barker, The Schumacher Institute, United Kingdom
Joy Carey, Bristol Food Network, United Kingdom
Charlotte Stamper, United Kingdom, GENeco
Dr. Adina Paytan, University of California Santa Cruz - IMS, United States


Full Project Title: Waste Food-Energy-Water Urban Living Lab – Mapping and Reducing Waste in the Food-Energy-Water Nexus
Full Call Title: Nexus2016


Project Objective: The project’s aim is to substantially reduce resource inefficiencies in the urban food-energy-water nexus.
Call Objective: The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus is a joint call established in order to bring together actors to find innovative new solutions to the Food-Water-Energy Nexus challenge. The ultimate goal is to increase the access and the quality of life.


Regions: Africa, Europe, South America
Countries: Brazil, Netherlands, South Africa, United Kingdom


Duration: 36 months
Call Date: December 9, 2016
Project Award Date: February 15, 2018