Practical research stimulates innovation
Land Water Food will contribute to the realization of robust and sustainable food systems. Furthermore it will advise on agriculture and horticulture more resistant to extreme weather conditions. It can draw up sustainable arrangements in areas where water is an organizing principle for its use.
In its approach Land Water Food, in first step utilizes existing local knowledge. This may be essential for finding the most effective measures. Moreover, highlighting the sense of urgency is a must for the optimal support to solutions.
There is no adequate solution without a good foundation. That requires knowledge; sometimes applied science, but more often it is the exchange of good agricultural practices that are common elsewhere. Much has already been explored worldwide. The task now is to unlock all available sources.
Land Water Food will contribute mainly with its global network to unlock and apply existing knowledge. Where possible, it shall promote cooperation between industry, government and research institutions. To Land Water Food the involvement of students, young farmers and practical research are major success factors for structural change.