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We seek to improve global food security by enabling farmers to better access, manage and use water resources for sustainable agricultural production. 

In West Africa we focus on agricultural production linked to large scale irrigation schemes and dams, from the local to the regional level.

Read more about our work on Water for Agriculture

From 2008 to 2012, GWI focused on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and Water, Sanitation and Health (WASH) in West Africa.

Read more about our work on IWRM & WASH

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A new report urges governments and development agencies to develop context-specific strategies and support systems for agricultural advisory services that meet the needs of local farmers (Photo: Mike Goldwater/GWI West Africa)

A new report urges governments and development agencies to develop context-specific strategies and support systems for agricultural advisory services that meet the needs of local farmers (Photo: Mike Goldwater/GWI West Africa)

About HGBF

The Howard G. Buffett foundation works to improve the standard of living and quality of life for the world's most impoverished and marginalised populations.