Water for Food

Water for Food International Forum

Farmer-Led Irrigated Agriculture: Seeds Of Opportunity

Photo of Woman in Corn Field. Credit: Georgina Smith CIAT

The Water for Food International Forum was produced by the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska and the World Bank, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Agency for International Development, Jan. 29-30, 2018, in Washington, D.C., USA.

Below is a list of post-event resources:

News mentions
Nebraska Congressman Praises Water for Food Forum (Feb. 12, 2018) | AgWired
Water for Thought: Tapping Into the Potential of Farmer-Led Irrigation (Feb. 6, 2018) | AGRILINKS – Feed the Future
“Yes and” Collaboration at the Symposium on Irrigation in African Smallholder Farming Systems (Feb. 8, 2018) | AGRILINKS – Feed the Future
Water For Food Charts the Way Forward (Feb. 5, 2018) | AgWired
Former Sen. Johanns at #Water4Food (Jan. 30, 2018) | AgWired
Farmer-led irrigation is focus of forum (Jan. 30, 2018) | AgWired
World Bank welcomes Water for Food Forum (Jan. 29, 2018) | AgWired
Ensuring a water and food secure future through farmer-led irrigation (Feb. 20, 2018) | The World Bank

Audio files
Listen to audio interviews and remarks from various WFIF speakers, including:

  • Kristalina Georgieva, CEO, World Bank
  • Peter G. McCornick, Executive Director, DWFI
  • Mike Johanns, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and DWFI Board Director
  • Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE)

(Credit: Georgina Smith CIAT)

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