Projects make inroads on global food and water challenges | MIT News

MIT researchers supported by J-WAFS present results of their work on food and water security.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 21, 2017 ~7 min

J-WAFS awards commercialization grants to develop technologies for water and food solutions | MIT News

Three new projects and two renewals receive J-WAFS Solutions grant funding for 2017-2018.

Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab • mit
Sept. 7, 2017 ~10 min

Back to our roots | MIT News

MIT short program, Innovation and Technology in Agriculture and the Environment, unifies industry and academia.

Carolyn Schmitt | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering • mit
July 24, 2017 ~13 min

Charting a better future for Africa | MIT News

Kenneth Strzepek applies models to help decision makers advance food security and sustainable development in a climate-compromised continent.

Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
June 22, 2017 ~10 min

MIT researchers develop new way to clear pollutants from water | MIT News

Electrochemical method can remove even tiny amounts of contamination.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
May 10, 2017 ~7 min

J-WAFS awards $1.4 million in third round of seed grant funding | MIT News

Principal investigators will receive grants of up to $200,000 per year for two years, overhead free, for innovative research on food and water challenges.

Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab • mit
May 10, 2017 ~8 min

New technology could offer cheaper, faster food testing | MIT News

Specialized droplets interact with bacteria and can be analyzed using a smartphone.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
April 5, 2017 ~6 min

Climate change to worsen drought, diminish corn yields in Africa | MIT News

Over the next century, southern Africa will see widespread decreases in maize production.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
March 16, 2017 ~7 min

How engineering students are seeking to solve major food and water security problems | MIT News

Students with a common passion for food and water security share their research at the MIT Water and Food Security Symposium.

Carolyn Schmitt | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering • mit
Jan. 9, 2017 ~12 min

Students, academics, and entrepreneurs join forces to tackle the future of water utilities | MIT News

Fifth annual MIT Water Summit brings together interdisciplinary panelists to give multiple perspectives on major issues surrounding the water sector.

Carolyn Schmitt | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering • mit
Dec. 21, 2016 ~14 min

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