Scaling groundbreaking water-energy-food innovations to impact food security, gender, and poverty reduction in an environmentally-sustainable way.

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Dedan Kimathi University of Technology - Centre for Biomass Energy Studies

Water and Energy Efficiency in the Tea Sector

Product Segment(s): Water - Re-use / Efficiency, Energy - Agricutural Processing

Oorja Development Solutions


Pay-per-use clean agricultural energy services for marginalized farmers in India

Green Shovel

Stage 3: 1001-10,000 end-users

Smart AI control and monitoring systems for greenhouses and smart water pumping/irrigation systems

Product Segment(s): Digital Solution

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March 24, 2023 in Innovator News, S/CA RIH

WE4F Southern and Central Africa Regional Innovation Hub Announces Winners of the Second Call for Innovations

For Immediate Release March 24, 2023 Pretoria – The Water and Energy for Food (WE4F) Grand Challenge Southern and Central Africa Regional Hub (S/CA RIH) announced today the 6 winners…
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March 21, 2023 in Program News

Impact in Numbers: Solar-Powered Irrigation Increases Productivity and Incomes in Kenya

Solar powered irrigation is a simple farming technology that is radically changing the lives of thousands of smallholder farmers for the better. This applies especially to farmers in regions where…
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March 9, 2023 in Program News

Fighting food loss in Kenya – a partnership ends, the mission goes on

In the husky hills of Taita Taveta, a seven-hour drive from Nairobi towards the South, lies a tranquil, little known hidden treasure. It is the processing site of Miyonga Fresh…
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March 6, 2023 in Program News

Join Us at the UN 2023 Water Conference

This UN 2023 Water Conference Side Event is a webinar exploring how to sustainably scale irrigation systems in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East and North Africa to achieve sustainable…
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March 1, 2023 in Program News

WE4F Publishes Midterm Evaluation Report

In 2022, there were two mid-term evaluations conducted. One for the GIZ Secretariat Unit and the Regional Innovation Hubs in East Africa and West Africa. The second for the USAID Secretariat…
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February 10, 2023 in Innovator News, S/SEA RIH

How Women in Science Drive Creativity and Innovation at Science for Society (S4S Technologies) in India

Women play a significant role in science and technology. Despite having little say in farm decision-making, women account for nearly half of the global agricultural workforce. On this International Day of…
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Water is used for ag production, forestry, fishery, the agri-food supply chain, and to produce or transport energy. Energy is required to produce, transport and distribute food, as well as to extract, pump, lift, collect, transport, and treat water.

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