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


small and medium enterprises supported
smallholder farmers and their families impacted
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ATEC* International


A climate-resilient biodigester that empowers smallholder farmers and women in Bangladesh

Turkana Basin Institute

Solar Powered Reverse Osmosis for Hydroponic Agriculture in Northern Kenya

Product Segment(s): Energy - Farm Input, Energy - Farm Production & Mechanization, Water - Re-use / Efficiency, Water - Capture / Storage

Eenovators Limited

An ESCO Model for Energy Efficiency in Kenya

Product Segment(s): Energy - Farm Input, Energy - Farm Production & Mechanization, Energy - Aggregation, Storage, & Logistics, Water - Re-use / Efficiency, Energy - Agricutural Processing, Water - Irrigation, Financial Solution, Digital Solution

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January 27, 2022 in Innovator News, WA RIH

A WE4F Journey to Ouagadougou: Meeting the New Burkina Faso Innovators

Pour la version française, cliquez-ici   From November 8th to 14th, Michel Digbeu,  the West Africa RIH Water and Energy Technical Advisor, and a team from GFA Consulting Group went…
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January 17, 2022 in Innovator News

The Power of the Youth: WE4F partners with Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)

15 students from Europe, East Africa, and West Africa will support the dissemination of water-energy-food nexus innovations Applied research and evidence is needed to broadcast and scale up sustainable and…
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January 14, 2022 in Program News, S/CA RIH

Join Us for the Launch of the Southern and Central Africa Regional Innovation Hub

Southern and Central Africa’s regional agricultural productivity and food security is facing increasing pressures due to unpredictable weather patterns and increasingly frequent severe weather events. With the livelihoods of 60%…
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December 27, 2021 in Innovator News, S/CA RIH

Anatomy of a WE4F Innovator

Innovators are at the center of the Water and Energy of Food Program. They are the enterprises working to change agricultural production, helping smallholder farmers produce more and better food…
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December 17, 2021 in Innovator News, WA RIH

West Africa Hub organizes B2B Event with ECREEE for better access to finance

Pour la version française, cliquez-ici Communication and especially good relationships are essential for strong collaboration between institutions from different sectors. It’s why the West Africa RIH, in partnership with the…
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December 6, 2021 in Program News

WE4F’s Semi Annual Report: 36 Supported Innovations, $4 million USD Raised in Investment, First Quality of Service Survey Results

Water and Energy for Food has released its semi-annual report detailing the first six months of 2021. Highlighting the 36 innovators supported by the Middle East and North Africa Regional Innovation…
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