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Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)

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SDG Overview

SDG Target

  • By 2030, ensure sustainable food production systems and implement resilient agricultural practices that increase productivity and production, that help maintain ecosystems, that strengthen capacity for adaptation to climate change, extreme weather, drought, flooding and other disasters and that progressively improve land and soil quality

Context

Agriculture uses the most water. High water withdrawals may be required for crop irrigation, diverting water from the ecosystem and other users. Agricultural run-off may be a significant source of pollution for nearby water resources that affect those downstream or within the same groundwater basin.

Sustainable agriculture practice through on-farm practices that increase water efficiency and improve run-off and wastewater management can contribute to improved water quality and, in some cases, conserve water that may be available for additional uses. Adapting irrigation methods and technologies to improve efficiency, evaluating crop choices based on climate and water availability, or instituting techniques or technologies to limit or improve water quality runoff.

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Organizations in Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)


The Pacific Institute envisions a world in which society, the economy, and the environment have the water they need to thrive now and in the future. In pursuit of this vision, the Institute creates and advances solutions to the world’s ... Learn More

Notre organisation à pour domaine d'activités: Eau potable et Assainissement. Par la construction des forages ,puits équipé de pompe à motricité humaine,l’aménagement des sources d'eau, la construction des captages des sources d'eau, l'irrigation des champs,l'adduction d'eau avec construction des bornes ... Learn More

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. We acheive this through the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, including more than 550 scientists, located in all 50 U.S. states ... Learn More

The CEO Water Mandate mobilizes business leaders to advance water stewardship, sanitation, and the Sustainable Development Goals – in partnership with the United Nations, governments, peers, civil society, and others. Endorsers of the CEO Water Mandate recognize that they can ... Learn More

The Water Resilience Coalition, founded in 2020, is an industry-driven, CEO-led coalition of the UN Global Compact's CEO Water Mandate that aims to elevate global water stress to the top of the corporate agenda and preserve the world's freshwater resources ... Learn More

Future 500 is a non-profit consultancy that builds trust between companies, advocates, investors, and philanthropists to advance business as a force for good. Our organization formed in 1995 as a venue for corporations and environmental NGOs to debate the systemic ... Learn More

Unilever's purpose is to make sustainable living commonplace Learn More

We are a group of driven professionals from three continents that have a deep interest, dedication and skill to move from theory to practice and produce tangible outcomes in light of our mission: To explore and promote ways for people ... Learn More

Preparing for and adapting to new climate realities will be one of the defining challenges of the 21st century. Recognizing the considerable environmental, social, and economic value at stake due to worsening water stress and climate change, the private sector ... Learn More

The Benton County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) was established in 1945, to serve the area of Benton County, IA. Benton SWCD is governed by five elected commissioners, each located in a different township within the district area. Benton ... Learn More

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is an international non-governmental organization working on issues regarding the conservation, research and restoration of the environment. It is the world's largest independent conservation organization with over 5 million supporters worldwide, working in ... Learn More

To transform communities by inspiring youth throughout the Teso region and Uganda as a whole to drive a new era of development, growth, and productivity. Learn More

Be a leader in water stewardship for the fashion industry, working both with reducing the water footprint of our value chain and engaging to promote better water governance in strategic, high risk river basins to secure availability and quality of ... Learn More

For the last one and half decades, UDYAMA has demonstrated few evidence based initiatives working directly with community and engaging partner NGOs in coastal, tribal areas and carved out good learning on community resilience process and environmental richness. Learning–Linking- Livelihoods ... Learn More

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federally owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. Our mandate is to support the German Government in achieving its development objectives. We provide viable, ... Learn More

Agrícola Chapi SA produces and distributes agricultural products. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Ica, Peru. Learn More

#ClearWaterInitiative is an extension of the Fish Foundation Global Nation Foundation's program known as “Transformation of Nations.” It's a clear precise mission and purpose through our unique structured water device providing healthy water that increases oxygen, decrease dehydration restores healthy ... Learn More

Burberry designs, develops, makes and sells products under the Burberry brand. The company is committed to respecting the environment, minimising the environmental impacts of our own operations and activities in our supply chain. Learn More

To support sustainable improvement in the livelihood situations of men, women, girls and boys in the communities of Sierra Leone through participatory empowerment interventions. Learn More

Hvelv aims at tackling global impact problems, in connecting sustainability with innovation. To make it happen Hvelv aims at 2 things: 1. Federating human being in engaging, promoting and acting towards good causes such as climate change (reforestation, carbon offset, ... Learn More

The California Water Action Collaborative (CWAC) is a platform for diverse stakeholders to come together and pursue collective action projects that will improve water security in California for people, business, agriculture and nature. CWAC was originally conceived in May 2014 ... Learn More

The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) is a partnership of some of the world’s leaders in sustainable water resource management, bringing together businesses, multilateral agencies, governments, civil society and communities to drive consensus-based actions on shared water risk. At the ... Learn More

Aquaporin A/S is a global water technology company located in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark. Aquaporin is dedicated to revolutionizing water purification through the use of industrial biotechnological techniques and thinking. The company specializing in 'biomimemtic' membranes to produce next-gen water filters. ... Learn More

Queremos devolverle su esencia a nuestro planeta. Desarrollando tecnologías eficientes para el tratamiento y valorización de residuos líquidos, remediamos suelos y recuperamos recursos naturales. Learn More

BIOAZUL is an SME that provides innovative technical and commercial solutions in the fields of environment and water engineering, using knowledge and techniques acquired through extensive experience in different industrial sectors. We are a fast growing company that acts as ... Learn More

Planet Horizons Technologies is a Swiss-based company that is at the forefront of water treatment technology using very low-frequency electromagnetic resonance fields. Under the commercial name Aqua4D Water Solutions, PHT is present in many economic sectors. In recent years this ... Learn More

Целью проекта « Aqua wave » является обеспечение мировых стран пресной водой за счет экологически чистой возобновляемой энергии морских волн и течений волновыми станциями конструкции. Реализация проекта позволит создать производственный комплекс, который обеспечит постоянное развитие строительства в прибрежных акваториях различных ... Learn More

Trabajamos por un campo incluyente, equitativo y sostenible, para generar mejor calidad de vida y bienestar a la población rural colombiana. Learn More

To clean and protect the River Dodder and its tributaries, improve facilities, biodiversity and sustainable development along its length, engage all community stakeholders to enjoy its rich heritage (natural, cultural and built heritage), and fulfil the potential of this fabulous ... Learn More

The Finnish water stewardship commitment challenges companies to assess water risks in their value chains and to engage in collective action to develop sustainable water use and governance. The founding partners of the commitment, Finnish research institutes, ministries and WWF ... Learn More

To help the people of the interested country in meeting their needs for trained men and women. Learn More

HYDROC is an association of independent consultants, -scientists and -engineers, providing water-related services through a network of national and international experts. Our concept uses the synergies of our combined expertise for the successful implementation of a variety of projects. Our ... Learn More

RWANDANS4WATER design and implements environmentallly friendly projects and programs in East Africa. Our portofolio include clean energy, water, sanitation, hygience, and various climate change mitigation efforts. Learn More

The Kellogg Company, doing business as Kellogg's, is an American multinational food-manufacturing company headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Learn More

Dear All, We are dedicated volunteers of India based organization “Svyam Bane Gopal”. “Svyam Bane Gopal” is an N.G.O. (Non Governmental Organization) registered with Indian Government, primarily located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. Various &amp; several philanthropic works of “Svyam ... Learn More

Somos una corporación privada sin fines de lucro que fomenta innovaciones que “mueven la frontera de lo posible”. Nuestros socios son el Estado de Chile y BHP. En FCh generamos redes internacionales, entregando soluciones de alto impacto para abordar los ... Learn More

P4G – Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 – is a new initiative, commenced in 2018, with the ambition of becoming the world’s leading forum for developing concrete public-private partnerships at scale to deliver on the SDGs ... Learn More

Es una empresa dedicada a la producción y exportación de bananos para el mercado Alemán. Actualmente estamos desarrollando un proyecto de uso racional del agua, durante el 2015 hemos bajado en un 49% el consumo de agua en nuestros procesos ... Learn More

To reduce infant mortality through improved maternal health in Africa. Learn More

INSITU es una organización colombiana sin ánimo de lucro con una sólida experiencia en el trabajo con comunidades rurales, gracias a la articulación con actores claves en los territorios tales como agencias de cooperación internacional, gobierno nacional, organizaciones sociales y ... Learn More

Consolidar una visión de municipio de acuerdo a la vocación histórica a través de proyectos articulados con los diferentes entes. Learn More

The goals of the game Education of the And information technology And fighting poverty m sustainable Learn More

Ours is a Charitable Organization Providing services to Poor and needy irrespective of caste and creed. Regarding water Issues we are providing free Drinking water to School Children's by Installing RO Plants and Bore wells in Villages in entire Andhra ... Learn More

BLH Aqua Technology is a South Korea based company focused on developing water efficiency enhancement technologies. Our first product, Aqutonix, is an agriculture technology product which increases the absorption of water in plants with no added chemicals in order to ... Learn More

The São Paulo Water Fund, created in 2007, is proving that green infrastructure is key to improving gray infrastructure efficiency and unlocking nature’s power to produce and regulate water. Green and grey infrastructure are a needed combination to meet our ... Learn More

The Agua Somos Water Fund was created as a water conservation mechanism for Bogotá, with the objective of being an efficient financial tool to administer the necessary resources to implement conservation actions that will guarantee the maintenance and provision of ... Learn More

A pioneer and the world-leading provider of Drip Irrigation solutions, Netafim is the largest player in the global irrigation industry. With 14 manufacturing facilities in 11 countries, 27 subsidiaries, and a strong global distribution network across 110-plus countries, Netafim combines ... Learn More

To be the leading 24/7 beverage partner Learn More

Poner al alcance de los consumidores alimentos, bebidas y productos de calidad, con marcas de prestigio y valor crecientes. Learn More

Provide sustainable and community led solutions to improve the health of the people Learn More

Projects in Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)


Since 2017, six key partners have been working to build and deliver the Sustainable Rice Landscapes Initiative (SRLI) with an objective to increase the resource use efficiency and reduce climate change and other environmental impacts through the sustainable transformation of ... Learn More

Millions of ducks, geese, swans and shorebirds depend on Central Valley farmland, and California’s 500,000 acres of rice fields are the centerpiece of this essential habitat. BirdReturns, offered by The Nature Conservancy in partnership with the California Rice Commission, provides ... Learn More

Currently, California is in the midst of a drought of historic proportions, with severe impacts on ecosystems, communities, farms, and businesses. Connect the Drops is a business-led campaign, elevating the voice of California businesses in favor of resilient water supply ... Learn More

Wastewater treatment and desalted water can contribute to compensate the gap between available and needed water, and provide regular water supply throughout the year. FIT4REUSE, well aware of the existing baselines in different parts of the region, will contribute to ... Learn More

The Nature Conservancy, with support from General Mills, is working to launch and promote the use of an online Groundwater Resources Hub to serve as the “go-to” place for information on groundwater dependent plants and animals in California. The tools ... Learn More

Sustainable Conservation and its partners have developed and demonstrated an innovative drip irrigation system that reduces water use, nutrient use, and GHG emissions while growing quality feed crops for dairy cows. Manure (nutrients) is collected from the cow barn into ... Learn More

To transform the socioeconomic and environmental reality of the Miringuava Watershed (southern Brazil), through actions that contribute to water security by focusing on two fronts: (1) Conservation and restoration of natural ecosystems, and (2) Impact Entrepreneurship.Project ResultsTargets for the next ... Learn More

SuWaNu Europe is a project focused on the reuse of treated wastewater in agriculture. The reason behind is that wastewater when treated according to appropriate standards and methods has a strong potential to complement conventional water resources used in agricultural ... Learn More

RichWater main objective is the successful market entry, commercialization and replication of the RichWater system in water scarce regions in Europe and the MENA countries. This objective has been reached by developing and following a business plan, which includes a ... Learn More

The Benton/Tama Nutrient Reduction Demonstration Project is largely funded by the Iowa Water Quality Initiative and is an effort to educate farmers about the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy, and to assist them with implementing these practices on their fields. The ... Learn More

Objectifs global de notre projet d'eau potable "SAUVONS LA VIE" est l'amélioration des conditions de vie des populations pauvres et accroitre le bien etre humain (Article 04 de notre statut) notamment l'amélioration de l'accessibilité physique des populations à une eau ... Learn More

To Create the capacity and supporting the implementation of the AWS Standard in farms belonging to the WWF/EDEKA Zitrus ProjectProject ResultsCreate a positive impact inside and outside the farms at the catchment level, making sustainable water use, reducing pesticides, promoting ... Learn More

The Diageo Water Blueprint lays out a roadmap for the company to address water challenges across four key areas: Sourcing. Diageo works closely with its suppliers to reduce water impacts in its supply chain by providing tools for its suppliers, ... Learn More

We will create the conditions for restoration of 1.2 million hectares of Brazil's endangered Atlantic Forest in the iconic Mantiqueira Mountain range, meeting 10% of Brazil's national forest restoration commitments under the Paris climate change agreement. This project marries multiple ... Learn More

In 2018, Cargill, Nestlé Purina, and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) launched a three-year farmer-led program in Nebraska to improve water conservation, water quality, and soil health in the beef supply chain by focusing in the area where water is used ... Learn More

FIJI Water has also been working with Conservation International on a large-scale reforestation project in Fiji to restore a total of 2,800 acres of degraded grasslands on the island of Viti Levu. Aside from long-term environmental benefits, this project will ... Learn More

DryDev's Kenya project provides relevant and contextually appropriate support to smallholder farmers residing in semi-arid dryland areas. The project aims to help households in such areas transition from subsistence farming and emergency aid to sustainable rural development. It aims to ... Learn More

Over a four year period, the Kenya Smart Water for Agriculture Programme (SWA) will promote market-led water management solutions to support 20,000 farmers in five counties to increase their yields without increasing their costs. By using less water and energy ... Learn More

Based in north-east Zambia, the Chambeshi Water Security Partnership (CWSP) was created in 2017 to ensure continued sound water management in the region while agricultural activities are intensifying. The partnership aims to ensure that water resources are governed, protected, and ... Learn More

Concha y Toro offers its providers technical support in vineyard management best practice, including water management. Additionally, we work with the Chilean Wine Sustainability Code and our long term suppliers; this code requires suppliers to implement water management plans, irrigation ... Learn More

Incrementar la capacidad de almacenamiento de agua durante todo el año (verano e invierno), para asegurar el riego de los cultivos y fortalecer la organización productiva comunitaria. El distrito de Villa María del Triunfo tiene un alto estrés hídrico, árida ... Learn More

At the beginning of 2018, Mexico City's "Agua Capital" initiated a 5-year pilot scheme to improve infiltration and aquifer recharge in areas that are currently devoted to agricultural and forest activities. The pilot has been well received by local farmers ... Learn More

Increase the income of fresh milk suppliers through the increase of production and the improvement of the quality of milk they provide. The communities of Chonta Alta, Quinuayoc and Mahuaypampa in the district of San Esteban de Chetilla do not ... Learn More

The 5 benefited educational institutions have school gardens and green areas as part of their pedagogical and recreational plan. These orchards and green areas did not have an efficient conduction system for irrigation, so they are commonly irrigated with water ... Learn More

Our response strategy at this site has been to implement an overall water stewardship programme that includes targets specific to water stressed sites. The timeframe for this response strategy is the period of 2007 through 2020 - specifically the site ... Learn More

HVELV is a concept that intends to act towards a better world to live in. The key objectives are 1) finding a crowd of PEOPLE willing to do GOOD FOR the WORLD (sign in to community on facebook @hvelv) 2) ... Learn More

Central de beneficio para compra de café cereza a 612 familias asentadas en el área influencia, con capacidad para procesamiento anual de 6.000 Toneladas de Café cereza. En esta planta se utilizan los equipos más modernos con la última tecnología ... Learn More

Elevar los ingresos de proveedores de leche fresca a través del incremento de la producción y del mejoramiento de la calidad de leche que proveen. Desarrollar infraestructura para mejorar el aprovechamiento de agua en el manejo de pastos. Fortalecer capacidades ... Learn More

VISION By 2030, Noyyal and Bhavani are healthy river eco-systems that ensure water security for people and nature. The main objectives are: By 2019, establish the interactions and trade-offs between users and sectors in representative zones of the Bhavani and ... Learn More

Burberry has been undergoing research to review the farming practices in New Zealand to better understand the risks associated with water pollution. Burberry has also engaged directly with New Zealand suppliers on this topic. A significant challenge in addressing water ... Learn More

In 2011, the CEO Water Mandate and UNEP worked with Levi, Nike, H&amp;M, and Nautica on a collective action project intended to improve corporate water management among apparel companies in Cambodia and Vietnam.The project’s overarching goal was to improve water ... Learn More

THE CENTRAL CONCERN OF THE PRACTICE IS DESIGN EXCELLENCE. EVERY PROJECT IS BASED ON SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND EXPLORE APPLICATIONS OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES TOGETHER WITH ANCIENT TRADITIONS TO FIND BETTER SOLUTIONS TO CONTEMPORARY NEEDS.Project ResultsSignificant emergency water and sanitation work was ... Learn More

Access to safe water is the foundation to the development of all communities. Safe and reliable water restores hope and unlocks potential and opportunity. As the water crisis has grown to a global level leaving in its path a plethora ... Learn More

Conservación de especies nativas de la costa del Perú Valoración del patrimonio natural del país Sensibilización ambiental Project Results Se utilizan plantas nativas en reemplazo de especies introducidas en areas verdes en la comunidad Se da valor a las plantas ... Learn More

Huertos orgánicos – generar una fuente de alimentos saludables en la comunidad educativa, elementos pedagógicos para mejorar la educación y conciencia ambiental Reciclaje – disminuir la generación de residuos solidos mediante el manejo productivo de residuos sólidos. Compostaje – disminución ... Learn More

The climate and water risks facing small-and medium scale water users and smallholder farmers and their communities pose significant challenges to sustainable raw material production, and are a growing concern for progressive businesses like Serengeti Breweries. Through Maji SASA! a ... Learn More

Boer Bier Water is a collaboration examining how water can be handled in the most efficient way. Bavaria and the farmers in the Laarbeek area use a lot of this water. In order to deal well with this, for example, ... Learn More

Groundwater is a key resource under stress in California – communities rely on underground aquifers for drinking water, and farmers use groundwater as an essential water source, especially during times of drought. Many species and their habitats rely on the ... Learn More

California's Central Coast is facing interreated water quality and supply issues: groundwater overdraft, saltwater intrusion, and nutrient-laden runoff that impairs waterways and groundwater. This vibrant farming region is at risk, but farmers are part of the solution. This project is ... Learn More

Help address rapidly falling ground water levels. Improve farmer livelihoods. Promote sustainable agriculural practicesProject ResultsReduced extraction of ground water. Improved farmewr income. More sustainable agricultural practice. Learn More

The company sets up farmer support projects that teach farmers a range of good agricultural practices including improved irrigation techniques. We have partnered with drip irrigation providers to supply farmers with modern irrigation systems at a subsidized rate. We are ... Learn More

Managing water scarity is a key priority in India where demand exceeds supply and quality is declining. The root of the problem is in agricultural water use, so, partners, we have worked with more than 18,00 farmers beyond our value ... Learn More

The lack of fish farming development projects is causing shortages of fish and health problems in children and pregnant mothers who require this source of protein. The main problem is high level of malnutrition, low rate of employment and consequently ... Learn More

The Pacific Institute's efforts in the Salton Sea combine monitoring, evaluation, analysis, and engagement with stakeholders to support and advance restoration.Project ResultsThe Pacific Institute has played an active role at the Sea for more than twenty years. The Institute has ... Learn More

Every year, 6.5 billion cubic metres of water are wasted in the urban distribution systems in Brazil. That represents approximately 39% of all the water treated for consumption in the country. To reverse this situation, the Less Loss, More Water ... Learn More

In our factories located across India, we support water efficiency projects through the central capital programme. During 2017, we invested nearly 1.7m Euro through our sustainability capital programme into the sites located in the Ganges Basin. These projects include processing ... Learn More

BLH Aqua Technology is a Korea-based water efficiency enhancement company with a main focus on agriculture. We have developped a water treatment product - Aqutonix - which we manufacture in-house and deploy on all types of farms worldwide. Aqutonix uses ... Learn More

We have in place an industry-wide initiative called the Sustainable Tobacco Programme (STP) which all of our leaf suppliers are required to participate in. STP includes good agricultural practices such as integrated pest management, soil conservation, water conservation and pollution ... Learn More

The Guanajato area is a hotspot for agriculture in Mexico and groundwater extraction outstrips natural recharge on an annual basis. We are collaborating with the International Center for Maize and Wheat Improvement (CIMMYT) to investigate innovative agronomic practices that increase ... Learn More

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The Global Water Footprint Assessment Standard can be used to provide comparable quantification and robust analytics, helping corporations, governments, and researchers manage water resources and achieve greater water sustainability. Learn More

This ISO Standard helps to evaluate the sustainability of a product across its life cycle. Learn More

The Pacific Institute – in collaboration with a diverse team of stakeholders – is developing a framework for systematically assessing the multiple benefits and costs provided by water management strategies. Here, we provide a resource library for analysts, decision makers, ... Learn More

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The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Compass Business Tools inventory maps existing business tools against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It allows you to explore commonly used business tools that may be useful when assessing your organization’s impact on the SDGs. Learn More

This guide aims to help companies set effective site water targets that are informed by catchment context, which can create value and lessen risks for the company and support collective action. Learn More

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The Forest Stewardship Council created the Principles of Forest Stewardship as a worldwide standard to promote environmentally responsible, socially beneficial and economically viable management of the world’s forests. Learn More

The AWS Standard is a globally-applicable framework for major water users to understand their water use and impacts, and to work collaboratively and transparently for sustainable water management within a catchment context. Learn More

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This report is a culmination of industry interviews, non-government organization inputs, and desk research, the report highlights practical examples for companies in the sector and beyond, grappling with how to integrate the SDGs into their core business and global supply ... Learn More

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