A billion people don't have enough to eat.

SWFF sources and accelerates innovations that enable the production of more food with less water and/or make more water available.

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Project Alba


Saline Vegetables – Lal Teer Seed Ltd


Drought Prediction Tool – CUT, Free State

Mozambique, South Africa, Kenya

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SWFF TA Facility Seeks 2019 Fall Semester Virtual Intern

Washington, DC — The Securing Water for Food (SWFF) Technical Assistance Facility, a global, government-funded incubator-accelerator that serves SWFF innovators, seeks candidates for its 2019 Fall Semester Virtual Internship, a position that provides a valuable,…

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SWFF Highlights Innovator Poverty, Gender, and Water Impact

Securing Water for Food has published three new documents that 1) detail SWFF’s specific support to innovators, and 2) feature select innovator achievements and successes (e.g., number of end-users reached, how many hectares of farmland…

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Si Tech is Working to Improve Agriculture. It’s a Slow, Winding Road for New Technology.

Conventional wisdom suggests that if you build a better mousetrap, customers will beat a path to your door. Si Technologies, a Dutch agricultural company, has found that it is somewhat more complicated. They have a…

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The Other Shark Tank: Securing Water for Food

Three decades ago, the World Wide Web was introduced, Taylor Swift was born, and the Dalai Lama won the Nobel Peace Prize. Only three decades from now, in the flutter of an eyelid, nine billion…

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Sound Environmental Design Equals Good Business

An environmentally sound program is good for business. These are words that could easily be plastered in bright neon on the side of the USAID building in Washington, DC. It’s a guiding philosophy of the…

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

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