Provide long-term solutions to poverty, hunger and malnutrition.
Where they work
Improve agricultural efficiency through a range of low cost, easy to maintain and easy to use technologies that enable smallholder farmers to lift water and/or to efficiently apply water to the field. The technologies are manufactured and distributed by commercial players, while IDEI uses grants to fund product development, quality control and demand generation.
US$1.7 million FY13 (Mar-13).
Delivered to date
Sold 1,270,419 technologies reaching 6.8million people that made a cumulative net return over US$1.3billion. Their work also generated USD$758million in related farming employment income and USD$141million in supply chain margin.
On average customers earn $500 extra per year, which is an increase of 70-100% of their annual agriculture income.
To enable 5.5 million farmer households in India to acquire low-cost irrigation technologies by 2020.
Our investment so far
US$400,000 unrestricted grants.