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.

SWFF Innovators
Tons of food produced with SWFF funds

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NewSil – Si Technologies International


BioEnsure® – Adaptive Symbiotic Technologies

United States, India

Salt-Tolerant and Resilient Crops – International Center for BA

Egypt, Yemen

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SWFF Publishes “Missing Markets” Report

The Securing Water for Food Technical Assistance Facility has recently published The Untapped Market for Agricultural Innovations in Emerging Economies: A Practical Workbook to Help Innovators Reach Women Smallholder Farmers was published May 2017. Initially…

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WASTE Stichting Aids Farmers with Technical and Business Innovators

Small-scale farmers in the Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu, India are kind and hospitable people who enjoy life and have a strong sense of community. Every day, they work hard to grow vegetables of high…

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Recipe for Success: Firing Ugandan Kitchens With Natural Waste

A new system that creates clean gas heat from biodegradable waste offers a healthy, environmentally friendly replacement for wood-burning stoves. Mama Justice doesn’t let her age slow her down. At 70 years old, she runs…

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The Plant-Powered Tank Turning Ugandans into Fish Farmers

Water Governance Institute’s Aquaponics system is helping households generate food and income — and bringing nutritious fish to a region that needs it. In Hoima, Uganda, fish is hard to come by. Demand for the…

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Pumpkins in the Sand: Innovation Turns Sandbars Into a Reliable Source of Food and Income

As Nazmul Islam Chowdhury surveyed the scene at the Pumpkin Carnival held at Taluk Shahbaz in Rangpur, Bangladesh, he couldn’t help but indulge in a rare moment of reflection. “It was a war against poverty,…

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Approximately 70% of women work in agriculture in low-income, food-deficit countries.

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