WISIONS webinar: Energy for water from "Sun & Co" renewable energy innovations for irrigation

3 Jul 2019 - 3:00pm

Registration is open for a webinar hosted by WISIONS entitled 'Energy for water from "Sun & Co" renewable energy innovations for irrigation'. 

Innovation based on decentralised renewable energy can help tackle crucial technical challenges faced by family and small-scale farmers worldwide. Decentralised renewable energy enables the supply of energy directly where it is needed and deploys locally available energy resources. For these innovations the focus shifts from solely supplying energy to its application for the function required; e.g. pumping water, treating organic residues or processing produce.

In this WISIONS webinar we will learn how energy pragyctitioners are advancing innovations based on renewable energy to improve water availability for family and small-scale farmers. While the general idea is simple (local energy supply enables water pumping, which in turn facilitates/improves irrigation options), a number of aspects should be considered:

What strategies ensure that small-scale farmers can access the relevant technology, services and maintenance? How can improved water supply effectively translate into improved livelihoods and increased revenues?

What options ensure that increasing the pumping capacity does not lead to greater depletion of water resources?

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With our speakers we will explore these and other crucial aspects for advancing renewable energy-based irrigation that effectively supports farming families’ livelihoods.

Presentations will be followed by a Q&A session open to all participants.


Lucie Pia Pluschke, GIZ Germany, Powering Agriculture

Upendra Shrestha, Practical Action Nepal 

Jorge Ayarza, MinVayu and Wind Empowerment 

Willington Ortiz or Carmen Dienst, WISIONS, Wuppertal Institute



Jessica Rivas, WindAid Institute and Wind Empowerment


Register now and mark the date and time on your calendar: 15:00 CET on 3rd July 2019! 

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