Tag: crop irrigation

Jessica Pothering

As Costs Fall, Designers Take a New Look at Solar Irrigation

February 22, 2017

Ten years ago, off-grid solar power wasn’t even a blip on the radar. Thanks to significant advancements in solar...

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Brett Abele

Field Report: The Redesign of a Modular Greenhouse in Mozambique

December 8, 2016

I arrived in Mozambique with my orders laid out, create proper data collection systems, interface potential customers, and work...

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Rob Goodier

Improving Farms in the Worlds Drylands, Part 2: New Tools and Challenges

February 2, 2016

Part Two of a two-part series. Part One: Ancient Methods and Lowest-Cost Technology. A map that estimates the availability...

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Rob Goodier

Ten Technologies for Farming in Dry Climates

January 28, 2016

Farmers in dry climates manage to coax crops from sandy soil and water them with rain and even fog. We...

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Andrew Vermouth

For more efficient farm aid, think smaller

January 19, 2016

If you asked a Water Minister from a developing country what makes a product or...

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Rob Goodier

Proven and popular drug safety and agricultural tools win humanitarian engineering awards

January 17, 2014

IEEE’s Global Humanitarian Engineering Awards set a tone for the field of technology for global development this year honoring...

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packleader

Five questions with Alan Spybey

May 22, 2013

Until the 1990s, small-holder farmers in developing countries had few, if any, options for low-cost water pumps to irrigate...

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Rob Goodier

A modular irrigation pump that grows with the farm

March 3, 2012

An experimental water pump starts small and builds up with modular upgrades. The base product is a single-cylinder hand...

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