About the Lab
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Intensification (SIIL), headquartered at Kansas State University, supports the Feed the Future goals of reducing global hunger, poverty and undernutrition. The first phase of the SIIL runs from September 16, 2014 through September 15, 2019, with the second funding phase running through 2024. Funding is authorized up to $50 million which includes funding directly from USAID as the leader award and possible additional funding via associate awards primarily as mission buy-ins.
Funding for the SIIL includes the Appropriate Scale Mechanization Consortium at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the associated Digital and Geospatial Tools Consortium at Kansas State University, and the Policy Research Consortium at Rutgers. Additionally, research subawards focused on the development and implementation of sustainable intensification practices in the target countries were selected in the in Spring 2020. For more details, please take a look at our What We Do section.
This project is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Resilience and Food Security/Center for Agriculture-led Growth under the Cooperative Agreement # AID-OAA-L-14-00006 . The contents of this website are the responsibility of the Feed the Future Sustainable Intensification Innovation Lab and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.