Netafim Family Drip System

Netafim

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.

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.

Distributors/implementing organizations

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

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

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

SDG targeted

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)

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

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