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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Electrodialysis Reversal (EDR) System – MIT-Jain


Flying Sensors – FutureWater


Rainmaker – MyRain LLC


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SWFF Global Call Yields 553 Applications from 91 Countries

The SWFF 4th Global Call for Innovations closed on October 10, and 553 organizations from 91 countries submitted applications. Seventy-four percent of applicants are from developing countries, and 89 percent are new to USAID or…

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Can a ‘Garden in a Box’ Help South Africans Grow More Food with Less Waste?

Unlike most girls her age who work as a waitress or at other part-time jobs in Johannesburg, 16-year-old Claire Reid spent her time diligently working on ideas to grow vegetables in her backyard to make…

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Climate Diaries: Creative Farming in the Netherlands

Climate change is dominating President Obama’s final days in office. On Monday, on the White House South Lawn, the president is taking part in an “ideas festival” that includes a discussion on the dangers of…

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How the Securing Water for Food Challenge Seeded My Social Enterprise

When I was 16 years old, I saw how difficult gardening could be in South Africa and set out to change it. I wanted to give people, regardless of their experience or education level, joy…

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Netherlands Farm Works to Adapt to Climate Change Effects

An experimental farm in the Netherlands is pioneering one way to fight the effects of rising sea levels. An influx of salty ocean water threatens millions of farmers around the world. In this edition of…

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