Objectives of the conference

Global change will put additional pressure on environmental resources and related ecosystem services as well as on the economic development.

Hence the DNC2015 aims to identify:

  • Best management practices for maintaining and enhancing environmental resources by adopting the nexus approach to the sustainable management of water, soil and waste

  • Capacity development needs, which are required for the implementation of a nexus approach and instrumental to achieving the sustainable development goals (SDGs)

  • Priorities for research, education and policy advice