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.

40
Active, Graduate, and Alumni Innovators
28
Countries
3668254
Tons of food produced with SWFF funds

SWFF Innovators view all

Irrigation Scheduling System – Institute for University Cooperation

Peru

Flask Wall Mushroom Growing House – University of Malawi

Malawi

SPONGE – IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute Ltd

Bhutan, Bangladesh, Belize, India, and Nepal

Latest News view all

SWFF Innovators Reduce Water Consumption by 11.4 Billion Liters: 2018 Semi-Annual Report

Securing Water for Food (SWFF) released its 2018 Semi-Annual Report, highlighting the program’s successes in the last six months and opportunities for growth. The document details SWFF innovators’ impact to date, major program achievements and…

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Have You Herd? Meat Naturally Brings Sustainable Profits to South African Cattle Farmers

Southern Africa is home to thousands of species, including prides of lions and roaming elephants. But, in a region over 90 percent rangelands — including grasslands and savannahs — buffalo, cattle and other grazing animals…

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Teaching the Next Generation to Bloom and Grow

In South Africa, future generations who want to understand where their food comes from are leading a movement for healthy eating. When she was just sixteen years old, South African Claire Reid she invented a…

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Planting the Seeds of Female Empowerment

ICBA and SWFF Work to Close Agricultural Gender Gap in Egypt The women and families that make their living farming in deserts are no stranger to hardship. “In desert-based agricultural systems, climate change stress is…

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Sprouting Seeds: Students in Kenya Grow Their Own Healthy Lunches

Hydroponics Africa, a Nairobi company, is helping farmers, school children and families feed themselves with limited space and water. For students at the government-funded Moi Avenue Primary School nutritious meals — lunches filled with fruits…

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

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