The Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute works collaboratively and across a wide variety of disciplines to develop innovative solutions and best practices that increase water and agricultural productivity while ensuring environmental sustainability and protecting public health. Our work rests on four interconnected pillars that are essential to achieving our mission: Research and Policy, Education, Communication and Development.
Research and Policy
We Help leverage the University of Nebraska's expertise by creating multi-disciplinary research teams that model complex systems
Our education program focuses on preparing future leaders in water for food and engaging the public.
Our communication efforts facilitate research, policy, education and development by encouraging information sharing and open dialogue.
Where We Work
The institute and our Faculty Fellows are engaged in water and food security-related projects in 77 countries.