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    Breadfruit: Superfood of the Future?

    National Geographic discusses CTI's work with Dr. Camille George on breadfruit, and how this green football-sized fruit could be the key to global food security.


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    Who is my neighbor?


    A recent PBS feature on CTI poses the question, "who are our neighbors?" Are they just the families on our block, or are we part of a global community?


    Watch the video here!
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    New study: CTI's chlorinator is 95% sustainable


    We reached more than 300,000 people with safe water in Nicaragua this February, and a recent report confirms that CTI's Chlorinator is extremely effective at eliminating deadly bacteria and exceptionally sustainable.

    Read the full study here!

CREATING PRACTICAL FOOD AND WATER TOOLS FOR THE DEVELOPING WORLD

Our Approach

We create practical food and water tools that empower the global poor to better feed and support themselves.
 

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Technologies That Empower

We design innovative tools that help farmers harvest, store and process their crops, as well as gain access to clean drinking water.
 

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Sustainable Impact

We aren't interested in short-term solutions or handouts. Our technologies and programs provide sustainable pathways out of hunger and poverty.
 

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CTI Grain Tools empower women & feed families

A new invention could revolutionize how farmers in the developing world process pearl millet grain. The tools were designed by nonprofit Compatible Technology International (CTI) to give entrepreneurs and small farmers the opportunity to improve their postharvest grain processing, increase their food production and raise their incomes.