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


Slurry-Separation System – Green Heat Uganda Ltd

Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda

Affordable Greenhouses – World Hope International

Mozambique, Sierra Leone

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Blooming in the Desert: Groasis Saves Water and Reforests the World

Pieter Hoff used to breed flower bulbs, but in 2010, he turned his attention to a different kind of bloom: making trees grow in the desert. The idea was sparked by Hoff’s observation of food…

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Innovator Snapshot – World Hope International

This video was originally published on Securing Water for Food’s YouTube Channel.

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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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The Food Sustainability Index launched this week, tracking country performance on food waste and sustainable ag: t.co/biFtYnTvcN

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Securing Water for Food published its 2016 Annual Report. View the report here: t.co/vTUwk9sFBr


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

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