A BILLION PEOPLE ON THE PLANET DON'T HAVE ENOUGH TO EAT.

Securing Water for Food sources and accelerates innovations that enable the production of more food with less water and/or make more water available for food production, processing, and distribution.

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Tons of food produced with SWFF funds

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Ecorangers and Meat Naturally – Conservation South Africa

Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa

Salt-Tolerant and Resilient Crops – International Center for BA

Egypt, Yemen

NewSil – Si Technologies International

India

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New App Detects Rainfall, Helps 80,000 African Farmers

Farmers across six Sub-Saharan African countries can now increase their yields thanks to a new mobile app predicting rainfall and indicating optimum fertilizing and harvesting times. The app, created by Ignitia — a tropical weather…

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Ropes and Hopes

Written by Sukru Esin (MetaMeta Anatolia) and Simon Chevalking (MetaMeta Research) Ever since the beginning of the conflict in Syria in June 2011, large numbers of people have been leaving the country and seeking refuge from…

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The Quest for Clean Water

MIT researchers design a solar-powered desalination device for rural India. The air was hot and gritty. Shehazvi had to squint to see past the sun into the edge of town, past the cars and motorcycles…

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SWFF Seeks Journalism/Writer Virtual Interns

The Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development and the SWFF Technical Assistance Facility, a hybrid incubator-accelerator serving 28 innovators in more than 30 countries, wants you as our Fall 2016 Virtual Intern…

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Ag Innovation Investment Summit – 26 Things We Learned

In early June, USAID and its partners hosted the first Ag Innovation Investment Summit to connect investors with innovators at the food-water-energy nexus and to accelerate game-changing technologies that can help smallholder farmers improve their…

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