Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute
The Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska works to address the global challenge of achieving food security with less stress on water resources through water management in agricultural and food systems.
Together with our wide network of faculty, students, postdoctoral researchers, partners, advisers and other stakeholders, we work collaboratively to achieve our shared goals — and put knowledge into action. Read our vision and mission.
We develop solutions to water and food security challenges by advancing research, policy and technological innovations. We share knowledge, and foster the next generation of leaders in this complex effort. See our work.
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MAY 8-10, 2023
The 2023 Water for Food Global Conference will focus on innovative ways to improve water and food security by increasing farmers’ resiliency to a changing landscape. The challenges of climate change, soil degradation, water access and management, economic disparity and conflict bring about extreme competition for urban and rural water.
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The Nebraska Water Center and its Water Sciences Laboratory are part of the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute, focusing on Nebraska’s water management and water quality measurements.
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The Nebraska Water Center is part of the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute. It is one of 54 Water Resources Research Institutes across the U.S., designated by Congress in 1964, to advance water research, teaching and extension throughout the state.