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event 18 Jul 2018

Return on Investment Case Study // Accelerating Solar Water Pump Sales in Kenya

This Return on Investment case study by Winrock International shows an increase in gross profits of up to 186% within one to two crop seasons after…

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event 25 May 2021

Call for Entries // East Africa Call for Innovations 2021

Water and Energy for Food (WE4F) has opened the East Africa Call for Innovations, searching for for-profit businesses which are scaling…

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event 22 Nov 2021

Discussion Paper // SMART IRRIGATION SMART WASH: Solutions in Response to the Pandemic Crisis in Africa

By Maher Salman, Eva Pek, and Waqas Ahmad. Published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Well aware of the…

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event 11 Jan 2019

Nexus Blog // Solar Fields of Green: Researchers Find Symbiosis at the Food-Water-Energy Nexus

By Andrew Burger. Researchers around the world are discovering a variety of benefits resulting from installation of photovoltaic (PV) solar energy…

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event 08 May 2018

Database // Interactive Solar Water Pumping Knowledge Base

This collection is an overview of 213 solar water pumping projects all over the world from 2001 up to 2016 (plus one project from 1995). The data is…

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event 17 Oct 2018

Nexus in MENA // Joint FAO-GIZ Session on SPIS with Water-Energy-Food Nexus Focus at Cairo Water Week

By Nisreen Lahham. From 14-18 October 2018, under the auspices of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of…

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event 09 Oct 2018

Getting Credit for Solar // Partnering up to launch finance for smallholder irrigation

By Samwel Tobiko of Juhudi Kilimo, and Genia Sokolova. In Kenya, 80 percent of the population derive their livelihoods from agriculture, yet the…

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event 04 Nov 2020

Nexus Blog // Sécurité alimentaire et autonomisation des femmes grâce à l'irrigation solaire au Niger

À trente kilomètres de la capitale du Niger, dans la région de Kollo récemment marquée par le terrorisme, un groupe de 200 femmes bénéficiera bientôt…

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event 31 Mar 2021

Project // Water & Energy For Food (WE4F): A Grand Challenge For Development

WE4F is a joint international initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Ministry of Foreign…

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event 03 Dec 2019

Nexus Virtual Forum // Solar Powered Irrigation Systems: Opportunities and Challenges

The event revealed how the WEF Nexus approach sheds light on the challenges and opportunities for a sustainable usage of SPIS and how it can help to…

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event 18 Jul 2018

Getting Pumped // A Quest to Finance Solar Irrigation in Kenya

By Evgenia Sokolova. Solar pumping is a well established technology. However, financing solar irrigation can often be difficult, especially for small…

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event 17 Dec 2020

SPIS Toolbox App // Solar Powered Irrigation System (SPIS) Toolbox App launched

Powering Agriculture (PA) as well as the successor project Water and Energy for Food (WE4F) launched the new SPIS App based on the Toolbox which…

Global Food and water system tool
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event 28 May 2021

Tool // The Global Food and Water System (GFWS)

The Global Food and Water System (GFWS) platform is designed so users can easily explore the relationship between crop yields, genetic improvement,…

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event 30 Mar 2021

Nexus Blog // The double-edged sword of solar-powered irrigation systems

By Stephanie Bilgram and Irene Sander. More than 100 participants from different regions and time-zones joined the 4th session of the FAO WEF Nexus…

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event 20 Apr 2018

Solar-powered Irrigation Systems // The Benefits and Risks of Solar-powered Irrigation - A Global Overview

By Hans Hartung and Lucie Pluschke. This report takes stock of the experiences with SPIS around the world. What are the real costs and benefits of…

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