News

SWFF Innovators in the News (Most Recent)
Adaptive Symbiotic Technologies (AST) – Future of Agriculture (The Economist)
Adaptive Symbiotic Technologies (AST) – AST Closed a $3.2 Million Series A Funding Deal (PR Web)
Adaptive Symbiotic Technologies (AST) – Ag Industry Brief: Village Capital and SWFF Join the 77 Resources Dedicated to Food and Ag Entrepreneurs, More (AgFunder News)
aQysta – Question and Answer Series: Innovators Create Low-cost Hydro Powered Irrigation Pump (Agrilinks)
aQysta – [Video] The Barsha Pump Featured on The Water Channel (The Water Channel)
Aybar – Question & Answer Series: Securing Water for Food in Ethiopia (Agrilinks)
Groasis Waterboxx – Question & Answer Series: An Innovative Farming Box Designed to Save Water (Agrilinks)
Groasis Waterboxx, The Buried Diffuser, SWAR, and World Hope International – SWFF Innovators featured in Engineering for Change, “Ten Technologies for Farming in Dry Climates” (Engineering For Change)
Groasis Waterboxx – Question & Answer Series: An Innovative Farming Box Designed to Save Water (Agrilinks)
Groasis Waterboxx – Groasis Waterboxx Featured in “7 Agricultural Solutions That Will Save the Middle East“(Green Prophet)
Ignitia – How Rain Forecasting Via Text Can Help Farmers in the Developing World (Fast Company)
Ignitia – This Hyperlocal Weather Forecast Mobile Delivery Service is Helping Farmer Improve Harvests (Pulse)
Ignitia – New Service Predicts Rainfall, Helps 80,000 African Farmers (Global Citizen)
Ignitia – Mobile App for Rain Forecasts Raising Farmers’ Yields (SciDev.Net, Agrilinks)
Ignitia – Question and Answer Series: Innovators Utilize Highly Accurate Weather Modeling to Conserve Water (Agrilinks)
MetaMeta/Salt Farm Texel – Worth Their Salt: Could Salt Tolerant Potatoes Be the Next Big Thing? (Cover and Page 30) (Potato Grower)
MetaMeta/Salt Farm Texel – Climate Diaries: Creative Farming in the Netherlands (CBS Evening News)
MIT-Jain – Global Waters Radio: Natasha Wright on Solar-Powered Desalination in India (Medium)
MIT-Jain – Natasha Wright, MIT-Jain was Named One of Forbes “30 Under 30” in the Energy Category (Forbes)
MIT-Jain – Who Made the Globe’s List of 2016 Game Changers? (Boston Globe)
MIT-Jain – Out of Boston, Three Innovators on a Quest to Provide Drinkable Water (Boston Globe)
Practical Action – Question and Answer Series: Sandbar Cropping in Bangladesh (Agrilinks)
Practical Action – Pumpkins Against Poverty with Kate Thornton: Magic Radio & Practical Action (Magic Radio)
Puralytics – Light Work: Getting Clean Water with Nanotech (CNBC)
Puralytics – Push for Trade Treaty Ramps up Fighting (Portland Tribune)
Reel Gardening – Featured in Forbes Africa February/March Issue  (Forbes Africa)
Reel Gardening – How the Securing Water for Food Challenge Seeded My Social Enterprise (Nextbillion)
Si Technologies International – Question and Answer Series: Fighting Crop Loss with Silicic Acid (Agrilinks)

Securing Water for Food Program News
Dutch Water Sector – New Call for Securing Water for Food: Exceptional Innovations to Produce More Food with Less Water
VentureBurn – Securing Water for Food Challenge Now Open
Water Online – Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Announces $7.5 Million Global Call for Innovations 
Disrupt Africa – Applications Open for $7.5m Securing Water for Food Challenge
Nextbillion – Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Announces Fourth Call for Innovations
Water. Desalination+Reuse – News Related to “Call for Innovations in Water, Women and Agriculture
Modern Ghana – Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Announces Fourth Call for Innovations
Water and Waste Digest – Securing Water for Food Program Announces Fourth Call for Innovations
Water Conditioning and Purification Magazine Online: Fourth Call for Securing Water for Food Innovations
Voice of America – Bamboo Farming Market Expands in Ethiopia
Reuters AlertNet – Innovating Water Technologies Will Help us Feed the Planet
Water Online – Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Announces 12 New Awardees
Duurzaam – Hoe Speciale ‘Luiers’ Planten in Droge Gebieden Tewateren
GreentechLead – Securing Water for Food Recognizes 12 Game Changing Technologies
AgriHolland – Matten Met Biopolymeren Bieden Extra Kansen Voor Landbouw in Droogtegevoelige Bebieden
All Africa – Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Announces 12 New Awardees
Grist – Climate Change Will Stress Plants Out. These Scientists Think They Have a Solution
The Water Channel – Supporting Innovation, Securing Water for Food
Vox – Climate Change Will Stress Out Plants. These Scientists Think They Have a Solution.