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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BioEnsure® – Adaptive Symbiotic Technologies

United States, India

Salt-Tolerant Potato – MetaMeta & SaltFarmTexel


Ecorangers and Meat Naturally – Conservation South Africa

Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa

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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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Accurate Rain Forecasts Over Text Message

Ignitia — a tropical weather forecasting tech company – uses a proprietary weather forecasting model to produce highly accurate rain forecasts for West Africa. They use Information Communication Technology (ICT) to send GPS-specific daily, monthly,…

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Distinguished Young Women Researchers: Dr. Muthoni Masinde

Securing Water for Food Round 4 innovator, Dr. Muthoni Masinde, was awarded the Research and Innovation award from the 2016 Distinguished Women in Science hosted  by the RSA’s Department of Science. Using her expertise in…

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Dave Ferguson Reflects on SWFF Delegation’s South Africa Visit

Recently in Johannesburg, South Africa, the SWFF delegation took part in the Global Entrepreneurship Congress, Global Agripreneurs Summit (full event report), and SWFF annual meeting of innovators, hosted by the South Africa Department of Science…

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

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