10 September 2020. Kazakhstan. The EU-funded “Central Asia Nexus Dialogue Project” aimed at promoting water, energy, and food security in Central Asia today held an online meeting with relevant stakeholders to inform about its plans for the second phase and opportunities to be provided for effective planning of the investment projects meeting the Nexus criteria. The EU promotes the Nexus approach as a fundamental shift from a pure sectoral approach to integrated cross-sectoral solutions. The project is implemented by CAREC.
The second phase (2020-2023) of the European Union project "Central Asia Nexus Dialogue Project: Fostering Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus and Multi-sector Investment ( Phase II)" is a continuation of the first phase (2016-2019) and is being implemented by the Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia (CAREC). The project is part of the global Nexus Dialogue Program, which is being organized in five regions of the world with financial support from the European Union (EU) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).