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        Smartphone app for livestock disease reportingUPDATED JUL 2019

        This innovation is a mobile app to help control and prevent livestock disease by enabling sentries to report livestock disease symptoms in remote locations to a central database which is assessed by veterinarians who determine if follow up is needed.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Food Safety and Standards
        Food Safety and StandardsSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Nepal
        TO DATE$99,954 Funds Raised

        Paid Operator System for Equipment ManagementUPDATED JUL 2019

        Allocating responsibility for operating irrigation equipment to one or two members of an irrigation group who are paid for each plot they irrigate, to improve maintenance and operations.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture Water Management, Water Management
        Agriculture Water Management, Water ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$324,000 Funds Raised

        Micro FurrowsUPDATED JUL 2019

        Short, flat furrows for water to infiltrate deeper into the soil with less loss.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture Water Management, Water Management
        Agriculture Water Management, Water ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$324,000 Funds Raised

        Direct-Pipe Furrow IrrigationUPDATED JUL 2019

        A system of using furrow irrigation to minimize conveyance losses, labor, and crop damage for flat lands in East Africa
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture Water Management, Water Management
        Agriculture Water Management, Water ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$324,000 Funds Raised

        Multiple head sprinklersUPDATED JUL 2019

        Multiple head sprinklers Uganda
        FOCUS AREAS
        Water Management
        Water ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$324,000 Funds Raised

        Tied furrows for water uniformity in furrowsUPDATED JUL 2019

        This technology adds small blockages in furrows to adjust for the slopes that cause poorer uniformity in closed / cutback furrow systems.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Water Management
        Water ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$324,000 Funds Raised

        Two tier irrigation groupUPDATED JUL 2019

        A system of managing irrigation equipment with a two - tier system of group management.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Water Management
        Water ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$324,000 Funds Raised

        Raised Furrow BedsUPDATED JUL 2019

        A system of furrows raised on top of wide beds for poorly drained valleys, allowing both irrigation and drainage
        FOCUS AREAS
        Water Management
        Water ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$324,000 Funds Raised

        Soil Preparation MethodologyUPDATED JUL 2019

        Soil treatment using lime before growing vegetables to decrease pests and disease and regulate pH.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Soil Management
        Soil ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Cambodia
        CambodiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$479,000 Funds Raised

        Conservation Agriculture for Commercial Vegetable Home GardensUPDATED JUL 2019

        Conservation Agriculture for Commercial Vegetable Home Gardens
        FOCUS AREAS
        Climate Change and Resilience, Soil Management, Water Management and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Climate Change and Resilience, Soil Management, Water Management, ResilienceSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Cambodia, Guatemala, Honduras and 5 moreSEE ALL
        Cambodia, Guatemala, Honduras, Ethiopia, Nepal, Ghana, Tanzania, PhilippinesSEE LESS
        TO DATE$300,000 Funds Raised

        Optimizing Sustainable Insect Management: pest-exclusion Netting, drip-line Irrigation and BiopesticidesUPDATED JUL 2019

        Optimizing production of vegetables (e.g., tomato, cabbage and French bean) using pest-exclusion nets.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture
        AgricultureSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        TO DATE$200,000 Funds Raised

        Dry Chain conceptUPDATED JUL 2019

        1/3 of the total food produced is lost before reaching the consumers. The concept of a Dry Chain is in analogy to the Cold Chain. The dry chain focuses on safe storage of seeds, grain and spices, without growth of food spoilage organisms (aflatoxin).
        FOCUS AREAS
        Post Harvest, Processing & Production, Seeds & Stock
        Post Harvest, Processing & Production, Seeds & StockSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Thailand, Bangladesh
        Thailand, BangladeshSEE LESS
        TO DATE$680,000 Funds Raised

        Biological Control - Purpureocillium lilacinusUPDATED JUL 2019

        The addition of fungi such as biological control agents can help to reduce the population densities of damageing nematodes.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience, Soil Management
        Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience, Soil ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Guatemala
        GuatemalaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$450,000 Funds Raised

        Multiple Head SprinklerUPDATED JUL 2019

        A high flow, short radius sprinkler set for short irrigation times on small plots
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture Water Management, Water Management
        Agriculture Water Management, Water ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$324,000 Funds Raised

        Flexible Rain Gun IrrigationUPDATED JUL 2019

        A system of minimizing pipes required to irrigate and reducing the labor of setting up sprinkler sets.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture Water Management, Water Management
        Agriculture Water Management, Water ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$324,000 Funds Raised

        Raised, Terraced CanalsUPDATED JUL 2019

        A system of using canals in surface flow irrigation that reduces erosion damage and eases control of water into irrigation plots.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Water Management
        Water ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$324,000 Funds Raised

        Women's irrigation land trustUPDATED JUL 2019

        Land held in trust for women irrigators to obtain individual plots.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Land Tenure, Water Management
        Land Tenure, Water ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$324,000 Funds Raised

        Natural Rock Head Tanks for Gravity Irrigation in Montane East AfricaUPDATED JUL 2019

        A method of reducing head tank costs by using natural rock structures in montane regions.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Water Management
        Water ManagementSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Uganda
        UgandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$324,000 Funds Raised

        Compost amendment to control nematodesUPDATED JUN 2019

        Compost amendment to control for nematodes
        FOCUS AREAS
        Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience, Natural Resources
        Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience, Natural ResourcesSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Guatemala
        GuatemalaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$450,000 Funds Raised

        Sweet potato leaves for human nutritionUPDATED JUN 2019

        Sweet potato leaves, which are currently used for plant propagation or animal fodder, are nutritious and drought-tolerant leafy greens that can provide critical micronutrients for improved human nutrition, especially among women and children.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Climate Change and Resilience, Nutrition, Social and Behavior Change and 1 moreSEE ALL
        Climate Change and Resilience, Nutrition, Social and Behavior Change, Processing & ProductionSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Ethiopia
        EthiopiaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$7,500 Funds Raised

        DryStore storage technologyUPDATED JUN 2019

        DryStore Technology used in conjunction with Drying Beads.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Post Harvest, Processing & Production, Seeds & Stock
        Post Harvest, Processing & Production, Seeds & StockSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Bangladesh, Thailand
        Bangladesh, ThailandSEE LESS
        TO DATE$680,000 Funds Raised

        Cool room monitoring systemUPDATED JUN 2019

        Cool room monitoring system was designed to help farmer remotely monitoring their cool room status anywhere through the website. It records temperature, relative humidity and power consumption onsite. It will e-mail user if temperature went wrong.
        FOCUS AREAS
        Food Safety and Standards, Post Harvest
        Food Safety and Standards, Post HarvestSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Thailand, Cambodia, Rwanda and 2 moreSEE ALL
        Thailand, Cambodia, Rwanda, United States, TanzaniaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$324,500 Funds Raised

        Sack gardenUPDATED JUN 2019

        Sack gardens in Kenya
        FOCUS AREAS
        Processing & Production
        Processing & ProductionSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Kenya
        TO DATE$2,000,000 Funds Raised

        Improved African indigenous vegetable seed varietiesUPDATED JUN 2019

        Improved African indigenous vegetable seed varieties
        FOCUS AREAS
        Seeds & Stock
        Seeds & StockSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Zambia, Kenya
        Zambia, KenyaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$2,000,000 Funds Raised

        Plastic crates for transport of produceUPDATED JUN 2019

        Plastic crates for protection of fruits and vegetables during transport/storage
        FOCUS AREAS
        Post Harvest
        Post HarvestSEE LESS
        IMPLEMENTED IN
        Rwanda
        RwandaSEE LESS
        TO DATE$1,500,000 Funds Raised
        About Feed the Future
        Feed the Future is the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative. By equipping people with the knowledge and tools they need to feed themselves, Feed the Future is addressing the root causes of poverty and hunger, helping people end their reliance on aid, and creating important opportunities for a new generation of young people—all while building a more stable world.