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More Sun for Netafim USA

October was a big, sunny month at Netafim USA, specifically at our drip irrigation systems manufacturing facility in Fresno. It was the month in which we went live with our new 680 KW solar array, delivering up to 1,000 MWH per year, around 10% of the total power requirements of our Fresno site. This would be equivalent to supplying power to 170 average homes in California. The solar array is located on the roof or our manufacturing site and distribution … Full article click here >>

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Helping African Smallholders Fight Water and Food Scarcity

By Danny Ariel, Project Manager Sugarcane & Small holders at Netafim Water availability has always been a major challenge for African smallholders. So it should have come as no surprise that one of the seminars at Expo Milano 2015 focused on “Water & Agriculture in Africa: grow more with less.” I had the privilege of speaking at the seminar, which was held last week, on the subject “Family Drip Systems: From subsistence to commercial farming.” Over 70 people from academia … Full article click here >>

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2013 Sustainability Report and the Food-Water-Land Nexus

Netafim publishes its second Sustainability Report, for the year 2013, where we describe our approach to sustainability and the key actions taken in 2013 to advance responsible and sustainable practices across our global business. The report provides a transparent account of our impact on society and the environment, and is written in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 sustainability reporting guidelines. GRI is a non-profit multi-stakeholder organization that acts to increase the level of business transparency through sustainability … Full article click here >>

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