The Nexus between Energy, Food, Land Use, and Water
Application of a Multi-Scale Integrated Approach


  • The Nexus Assessment Project was commissioned by the Energy Team of the Climate, Energy and Tenure Division (NRC) of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)

    and sponsored by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

Cristina Madrid

Cristina Madrid

Cristina works on the development of systemic ways of assessing the sustainability of water use in society, for which she uses tools from different scientific disciplines. She holds a BSc in Environmental Sciences, a Postgraduate Diploma in International Rural Policy Studies, a MSc in Ecological Economics, and is about to complete her PhD thesis on the water metabolism of Spain at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.