Water Governance Institute Aquaponics System

Water Governance Institute

The Water Governance Institute’s aquaponics system is a combination fish tank and grow-bed unit.

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The Water Governance Institute’s aquaponics system contains a grow-bed for crops suspended over an aquaculture tank. The two components create a symbiotic environment where the nutrient-rich water produced by the fish is used to irrigate the crops, and the water draining into the tank is cleaned by the plants.

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Many aquaponics systems are open-source and can be constructed from local materials.

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Goal 1: No poverty

Goal 2: Zero hunger

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Families experiencing fish scarcity and nutrient deficiencies.

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