Netafim Family Drip System


Product description Brand name and product description

Netafim’s Family Drip System (FDS™) is a gravity-based drip irrigation system based on the company’s low volume drip-irrigation technology. FDS does not require additional investment in infrastructure such as pumps or electricity and is suitable for plots of any shape between 100 and 2,000 square meters. Combined with good agricultural practices, FDS can increase yield and quality and optimizes water efficiency by reducing run-off, leaching, and soil erosion.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Netafim partners with local businesses and NGO’s to distribute their low-cost drip irrigation systems. In Kenya, Netafim also paired up with Amiran in Kenya.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

FDS 250 has a price of $150 (250 square meter kit), FDS 500 a price of $140 (500 square meter kit) and FDS 1000 a price of $170 (1000 square meter kit).interview with representative

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Micro Drip, iDE, Plastro Plasson Industries, Driptech, Proximity Design, EOS

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 2: Achieve food security by allowing farmers to irrigate their crops by drip, all year round, relieving them of their dependency on rain and increasing local food production.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Family Drip System is intended for smallholder farmers all over the world who face challenges with water availability.

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