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.

25
SWFF Innovators
32
Countries
650000
Tons of food produced with SWFF funds

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WASTE Stichting – Circular Economy

India

Aquaponics Farming – Water Governance Institute

Uganda

Salt-Tolerant Potato – MetaMeta & SaltFarmTexel

Pakistan

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Beyond Rice in Cambodia

Project Alba is partnering with small farmers to grow high-value vegetables that meet growing demand — and transforming their lives in the process. From the fishing villages lining the Gulf of Thailand to the lush…

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SWFF Announces Global Water-Agriculture Photo Contest

WASHINGTON (September 12, 2017) – Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development launches on September 13, 2017 the Global Water-Agriculture Photo Contest and invites photographers to submit photos calling attention to water scarcity,…

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SWFF Announces 10 Award Winners of Round 4 Grand Challenge Call for Innovations

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Sweden through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands (MFA-NL), and the South Africa Department of Science and…

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Growing Opportunity Amidst Eroding Land

Practical Action helps female farmers grow crops in areas where erosion has robbed their families of lands and livelihoods. Amena Begum, a 50-year-old entrepreneur who lives in a village called Taluk Shabaz in northeast Bangladesh….

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

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