Water4Crops addresses the European Commission’s Framework Programme 7 (FP7) Topic ‘Biotechnological Wastewater Treatments and Reuse in Agronomical Systems’ and will be executed as twin projects “Water4Crops-EU” and “Water4Crops-India”.

Challenges to produce more food with limited water

Challenges to produce more food with limited water


  • involves multidisciplinary issues of water management
  • provides an opportunity to efficiently utilize low quality industrial (food) and municipal wastewater
  • facilitate developing various technologies for wastewater treatment and its feasible use in agriculture and
  • describe practical solutions of wastewater treatment and its management which open-up various avenues to scale-up such technologies

The twin projects will address identical objectives by adopting similar methodologies and strategies. The project commenced in the last quarter of 2012 and will end in 2016.