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Water for Food grants support student researchers

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska has awarded grants to eleven University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty to provide assistantships to graduate students doing research that contributes to global water and food security. The projects range from empowering smallholder farmers in Haiti to examining how uranium… [Read More]


Water for Food releases 2017 annual report

LINCOLN, Neb. — Now in its seventh year, the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska and its many partners have worked to deliver tangible outcomes and impacts, both locally and globally, to help ensure a more water and food secure world. In fiscal year 2017, the institute and… [Read More]


Water for Food releases 2017 conference proceedings

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska has published the proceedings from its 2017 Water for Food Global Conference, held April 10-12 at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. The report summarizes three days of presentations and discussions surrounding major aspects of the conference… [Read More]


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Drones are buzzing toward increased crop production October 17, 2017
Former Ag Secretary Mike Johanns joins Water for Food board October 9, 2017
Odhiambo wins grant from Dept. of Agriculture-NIFA September 28, 2017
SNR, Water for Food partner for “Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman” movie night August 30, 2017
Howard W. Buffett joins board of directors for the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska August 25, 2017
World Water Week 2017: Water and Waste – Reduce and Reuse August 14, 2017
Experts highlight the power of local lessons to help feed the world March 27, 2017
Crop model research aids decision-making for corn irrigation in western Nebraska March 16, 2017
Teacher professional development program earns grant support February 21, 2017
Conference to address advances in water and food security from local to global scales February 15, 2017
Jan. 23 Seminar: “Water Footprint Assessment: An Evolving Research Field” January 20, 2017
2017 WARI Scholarship Opportunities – Student Research in India January 5, 2017
Water for Food Global Institute releases 2016 conference proceedings November 18, 2016
Annual report highlights the Water for Food Global Institute’s steps to ‘move the needle’ toward water and food security November 10, 2016
Making NUconnections October 18, 2016
NU President Hank Bounds highlights WFI during Husker halftime radio interview Sept. 10 September 16, 2016
McCornick begins new role as executive director of the Water for Food Global Institute September 14, 2016
AquaCrop-OS website provides open-source tool for agricultural water management August 26, 2016
NDMC, Water for Food Global Institute and CALMIT lead project for Nebraska to help MENA region respond to drought July 13, 2016
New report examines drought risk and management in parched Caribbean July 7, 2016
Nebraska Water Tour featured on KRVN June 20, 2016
Climate Change Implications for Nebraska June 16, 2016
Water for Food Institute to host public research forum May 12 May 6, 2016
Peter G. McCornick named next Water for Food Institute executive director April 12, 2016
Registration for Water for Food Global Conference ends April 18
Free conference examines water scarcity and humanitarian implications of the Syrian Crisis April 7, 2016
VIDEO: Water for Food Institute seminar on California drought, impacts on irrigated agriculture April 5, 2016
Water for Food photo contest ends April 11 April 1, 2016
Ogallala Aquifer is focus of new USDA-funded research project March 31, 2016
Water for Food Institute celebrates World Water Day March 22 – from the White House to the Middle East March 17, 2016
Water Scarcity, Human Security and Democratization: Aspects and Impacts of the Syrian Crisis March 7, 2016
March 10 ‘Transdisciplinary Conversations’ celebrates WATER exhibit at KANEKO February 26, 2016
Water for Food Global Conference will focus on public-private partnerships to achieve water, food security, April 24-26 February 9, 2016
Experts point to humans’ role in drought February 3, 2016
WATER Exhibition at KANEKO to Explore Science and Beauty of Water January 11, 2016
Tool uses climate forecasts and crop modeling capabilities to transform data into value for farmers January 8, 2016
Seminar with Dr. Alberto Garrido December 16, 2015
Seminar with Dr. Simon Cook December 11, 2015
Seminar with Dr. Peter McCornick December 4, 2015
Seminar with Dr. Rick Ward November 20, 2015
Seminar with Dr. Bert Clemmens November 11, 2015
Seminar by Dr. Mark Walbridge October 20, 2015
New partnership will educate, advance research of next generation of Indian water scientists in Nebraska October 8, 2015
New Website Captures Behind-the-Scene Stories from Nebraska Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) Early Leaders October 6, 2015
Columbia Water Center’s State of America’s Water: Present and Future Webinar Series October 5, 2015
Miami President Halftime Interview (9-19) October 2, 2015
Yield gap study highlights potential for higher crop yields in Africa September 28, 2015
The Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI) Fellowship Program September 16, 2015
Water for Food Global Institute announces 2015-2016 student support grantees September 7, 2015
Rural Futures Institute and Water for Food Institute to host ‘Transdisciplinary Conversations’ Sept.15 August 20, 2015
The Water for Food Institute and Jain Irrigation launch joint research and education program July 29, 2015
Water for Food Institute contributes to Swedish FAO report on water, food security and nutrition July 20, 2015
Water for Food to host seminar on monitoring water use and drought using multi-satellite imaging July 9, 2015
Documentary “Thirsty Land” launches grassroots support campaign June 1, 2015
Water for Food Institute releases 2014 conference proceedings May 12, 2015
Coping with drought – Institutional innovation in water management April 29, 2015
Search begins for next Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute executive director
Soil moisture detector helps protect endangered South African forest April 23, 2015
Water for Food Institute and Rural Futures Institute to host ‘Transdisciplinary Conversations’ April 22 April 2, 2015
DWFI Founding Executive Director Roberto Lenton on Leadership Panel at World Water Council event in Washington, D.C., addressing critical water security issues related to climate change March 20, 2015
Rajendra Singh named 2015 Stockholm Water Prize Leaureate
Paul A. Olson Seminar in Great Plains Studies with Roberto Lenton
Daugherty Water for Food Institute partners with ConjoStudios on drought documentary March 12, 2015
Water for Food Institute and Rural Futures Institute to host ‘Transdisciplinary Conversations’ March 16 March 4, 2015
Water for Food CIRCLES project featured in national webinar on private sector partnerships for sustainable agriculture February 19, 2015
Daugherty Water for Food Institute preparing for next phase of development, leadership transition February 13, 2015
Water for Food Institute and Rural Futures Institute to host ‘Transdisciplinary Conversations’ February 9, 2015
Global Yield Gap and Water Productivity Atlas – Rural Radio Network Interview January 30, 2015
Conference Report: Revitalizing Rainfed Agriculture in Central America January 22, 2015
Faculty Fellow Trenton Franz featured on KRVN January 9, 2015
Water for Food participating in the 7th World Water Forum in Korea January 8, 2015
Water for Food seminar to explore remote sensing for crop water productivity Dec. 15 December 11, 2014
Husker Sports Network Half-time Show November 24, 2014
A New Atlas to Shape How We Feed the World October 24, 2014
Global Yield Gap and Water Productivity Atlas Findings Unveiled at Global Water for Food Conference October 17, 2014
Water for Food Institute announces student, postdoctoral fellow support grants August 29, 2014
Forum to explore sustainable water management Aug. 20 August 14, 2014
Water for Food Institute to host water and food security seminar June 27 June 25, 2014
2014 Water for Food Global Conference call for side events
2014 Water for Food Global Conference poster competition is open June 6, 2014
Dr. Nicholas Brozović to join the Daugherty Water for Food Institute as Director of Policy March 21, 2014
2014 Global Water for Food Conference December 6, 2013
Water for Food Institute to host policy forum Nov. 25 November 22, 2013
Neale joins Water for Food Institute as Director of Research November 18, 2013
Water for Food Institute to host ‘Transdisciplinary Conversations’ Nov. 20 November 12, 2013
Water for Food Institute to host series of policy seminars focusing on water, food, and agriculture October 21, 2013
Water for Food Institute to host ‘Transdisciplinary Conversations’ Oct. 24 October 15, 2013
Water for Food Institute launches ‘Transdisciplinary Conversations’ Sept. 25 September 19, 2013
Water for Food seminar to examine research partnerships for global food security Sept. 17 September 16, 2013
2013 Omtvedt Innovation Award presented to Water for Food leaders Sept. 6 September 3, 2013
Ray Joins Nebraska Water Center as Director August 1, 2013
UNL Team Gets Spot in International Food Insecurity Competition Finals May 28, 2013
Water for Food Speaker: ‘Time is Running Out; Time for Action’ May 9, 2013
Climate Change Impacts Already Being Felt Worldwide May 8, 2013
Ray and Neale Bring Expertise to Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute May 7, 2013
Experts: Transforming Scientific Knowledge into Ag Practices, Policy is Essential
Dr. Roberto Lenton on Conversations From The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center April 12, 2013
Water Productivity the Nebraska Way April 8, 2013
Water for Food Makes Headlines Nationwide March 29, 2013
UNL hosts international water officials March 22, 2013
Water for Food Institute & Global Harvest Initiative Host Discussions March 20, 2013
Water for Food Director Lenton guests on St. Louis Public Radio March 18, 2013
NU, Indian Council of Agricultural Research to collaborate February 26, 2013
UNL’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources announces new positions
The Drought continues into 2013 February 25, 2013
Yield Gap Atlas discussed at AAAS annual meeting February 18, 2013
An Update From The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute January 29, 2013
Drought Rolls into Second Year December 20, 2012
Tadesse advances Ethiopian projects on water, food security August 28, 2012
NSF grant to guide irrigation management tool to market August 8, 2012
NU, FAO to partner on water, food security efforts July 6, 2012
UNL, Brazilian university sign pact June 15, 2012
Water for Food Conference Ends with Calls to ‘Think Big’ June 1, 2012
A call for leadership
The luxury of choice May 31, 2012
Collaboration Key to Water, Food Solutions
The folly of one size fits all May 30, 2012
No Single Solution for Water, Food Security
Rural Futures Institute Aims for Thriving Rural America May 11, 2012
Partnership Brings IHE Students to Nebraska May 9, 2012
NU, Jain Irrigation to collaborate on research, education May 4, 2012
Lenton Discusses 2012 Water for Food Conference April 19, 2012
IWMI wins Stockholm Water Prize March 22, 2012
Challenges are global, but solutions must be local February 21, 2012
NU, USAID sign agreement February 16, 2012
Study: Nebraska irrigated corn highly efficient January 12, 2012
Ag challenges to feed the world are unprecedented November 11, 2011
Nebraska’s key role in global food needs October 17, 2011
Roberto Lenton named founding director of Water for Food Institute August 3, 2011
Regents medal to honor Daugherty July 14, 2011
EarthSky features Cassman July 12, 2011
Drought center offers training in Turkey June 8, 2011
Policy is critical piece of water for food puzzle May 4, 2011
UNESCO-IHE and NU sign agreement May 2, 2011
UNL’s Cassman named to head CGIAR’s advisory council April 2, 2011
Institute co-organizes Indo-US joint workshop March 7, 2011
 
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