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Support the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute

Support the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute

The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute is committed to ensuring a water and food secure world without compromising the use of water for other human and environmental needs.

Our approach is to extend the University of Nebraska’s expertise through strong partnerships with other universities and public and private sector organizations. Together we are developing research, education and engagement programs in a focused effort to increase food security while ensuring the sustainability of water resources and agricultural systems. We work locally and internationally, bridging the water and agriculture communities and the worlds of small- and large-holder farmers to deliver innovative solutions to this complex global challenge.

We are committed to ensuring a water and food secure world without compromising the use of water for other human and environmental needs.

Our approach is to extend the University of Nebraska’s expertise through strong partnerships with other universities and public and private sector organizations. Together we are developing research, education and engagement programs in a focused effort to increase food security while ensuring the sustainability of water resources and agricultural systems. We work locally and internationally, bridging the water and agriculture communities and the worlds of small- and large-holder farmers to deliver innovative solutions to this complex global challenge.

- See more at: http://waterforfood.nebraska.edu/what-we-do/#sthash.Z9vQG2kU.dpuf

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Lori Byrne

Lori Byrne

Executive Vice President of Advancement and Campaign Director
402-502-4920 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
lori.byrne@nufoundation.org
Lori has been with the foundation since 2002. She has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Lori enjoys her time at the foundation because she has the privilege of working with some of the most successful, yet humble human beings who believe in higher education and its power to transform lives and our community.
C.K. Duryea

C.K. Duryea

Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute
402-502-5706 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
ck.duryea@nufoundation.org
Josh Egley

Josh Egley

Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources
402-458-1202 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
josh.egley@nufoundation.org
Josh has been with the foundation since 2008. He has a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Josh's experience at UNL was very positive and working at the foundations allows him to help make that same experience available to other students. It also allows him to give back to his alma mater.
 

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Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute Fund

Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute

Professor Goeke, and others in the school of natural resources, are working on increasing crop production with less water, protecting water from degradation by agriculture, industry, animal and other contaminants, and establishing principles for water use at regional, national and global levels.