Small scale irrigation can contribute to meeting food demands, achieving nutritional health, and increasing incomes for smallholder farmers and entire communities in sub-Saharan Africa.
The challenge now is to expand the use of irrigation in ways that are equitable, economically viable, and environmentally sustainable.
ILSSI’s research through 2023 focuses on generating evidence for effective expansion and inclusive access to small scale irrigation, while boosting social and ecological resilience. Read more about ILSSI in this overview of our program.
Catch up on the latest news, stories, and announcements from our research on how to expand small scale irrigation.
Where We Work
We work with partner organizations and farmers in Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali, and Tanzania.
What We Know
Interested in learning more? Browse our recent publications, including journal articles, reports, and presentations.
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