focus of the 2017 Energy Water Food Nexus summit will be
Global Access to Safe Water.
Access to safe
drinking water remains one of the biggest challenges facing the global
community. The United Nations’ sustainable development efforts estimate that
more than 1.5 billion people lack safe drinking water and over 2.5 billion lack
access to adequate sanitation. This problem is not restricted to developing
countries of the world; it is also a rural America problem as in Flint,
Michigan, and as in many other rural communities in America that still depend
on unregulated private wells and contaminated surface water for their water
The Energy Water Food
Nexus (EWFN) is a biennial International Summit hosted by Florida A&M
University. The 2017 Summit is co-hosted by the City of Orlando and will be
held on Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22, 2017, with a Pre-Summit
Reception occurring on Wednesday September 20.
Learn more at www.famu.edu/nexus and register at http://www.cvent.com/d/2vqm67.
Victor Ibeanusi, Ph.D., Summit ChairDean, School of the EnvironmentFlorida A&M University850-599-3550www.famu.edu/soewww.facebook.com/famuenvironmental
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