2023 Water for Food Conference

For the first time since 2019, global water management and food security experts will gather in person May 8-10 in Lincoln, Nebraska for the 2023 Water for Food Global Conference.

This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast.

Photos

2023 Water for Food Global Conference

Interviews/Audio

Preview interview with DWFI Executive Director Peter McCornick
2023 Water for Food preview - Peter McCornick, DWFI (8:51)

“Western rivers, a changing climate and the role of irrigated agriculture”
Felicia Marcus, attorney/consultant, Landreth Visiting Fellow at Stanford University’s Water in the West Program, and DWFI board member
2023 Water for Food interview - Felicia Marcus, DWFI board member (9:04)
Dick Wolfe, Senior Consultant, LRE Water, and Colorado farmer
2023 Water for Food interview - Dick Wolfe, LRE Water (7:56)

“Supporting entrepreneurship for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa”
Soumya Balasubramanya, Senior Economist, The World Bank
2023 Water for Food interview - Soumya Balasubramanya, The World Bank (21:39)

Louise Mabulo – Farmer, Chef, Entrepreneur and Founder of The Cacao Project
2023 Water for Food interview - Louise Mabulo, The Cacao Project (4:30)

Loïc Fauchon – president of the World Water Council
2023 Water for Food interview - Loïc Fauchon, World Water Forum (9:03)

“Financing irrigation for smallholder farmers across scales”
Mure Agbonlahor, African Union Commission
2023 Water for Food interview - Mure Agbonlahor, African Union Commission (11:42)

Debbie Borg – Borg Family Farms, Nebraska Corn Board member
2023 Water for Food interview - Debbie Borg, Nebraska farmer (5:06)

Heuermann Lecture with Beth Ford, CEO and President of Land O’Lakes
2023 Water for Food - Heuermann Lecture with Beth Ford, Land O'Lakes 1:03:35

Gov. Mauro Mendes, Mato Grosso, Brazil, remarks translated by Dr. Christopher Neale, DWFI
2023 Water for Food remarks - Mato Grosso Gov. Mendes 24:05

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