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.

Innovator Case Study

Reel Gardening

Tools / Information / Reports

Sida | Gender Tool Box
Sida’s Gender Tool Box provides knowledge, tools and inspiration on how to operationalize gender equality in development. Updated regularly to reflect a dynamic development context, the Tool Box includes Tools, Briefs and Thematic Overviews.
Gender Tool Box

Resources for General Information on Agriculture, Desalination, Food Security, and Water Scarcity
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The World Bank: Agriculture and Rural Development
World Economic Forum: Agriculture and Food Security
USAID: Agriculture and Food Security
UNESCO – IHE Institute for Water Education
Global Water Institute – Water Desalination Report

Information and Reports
World Health Organization: Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality, 4th edition, 2011
FAO Water Report: Coping With Water Scarcity: An Action Framework for Agriculture and Food Security, 2008
UN Water for Food Factsheet, 2013
World Bank Report: Renewable Energy Desalination

Agriculture Related Challenges and Prizes
Agricultural Innovation Prize
The World Food Prize
GCHERA World Agriculture Prize


The Global Food Innovation Summit
May 8 – 11, 2017, Milano, Italy

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture
May 9 – 10, 2017, Jaarbeursplein, The Netherlands

Sweden World Water Week 
August 27 – September 1, 2017, Stockholm, Sweden

Ag Innovation Showcase
September 11 – 13, 2017, St. Louis, MO

Amsterdam International Water Week
October 30 – November 3, 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands