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.

SWFF Innovators (Active & Alumni)
Tons of food produced with SWFF funds

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SPONGE – IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute Ltd

Bhutan, Bangladesh, Belize, India, and Nepal

Aquaponics Farming – Water Governance Institute


Hydroponics Africa Simplified All-Inclusive Hydroponics Services


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How Indian Farmers are Shielding Their Seeds From Extreme Weather

An innovative seed treatment helps family farmers to grow their crops — no matter how hot it gets India’s leaders have a lot of confidence in the future of its agricultural sector — so much…

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Fishing for Success in West Africa

SkyFox works with investors to bring smallholder farmers into West Africa’s lucrative fish market. The West African region, covered in hilly grassland and savanna, is known for its semi-arid climate and vast coastal waters. The…

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Rural Egyptian Women Take to Quinoa

More and more women in rural areas of Egypt are warming to alternative salt-tolerant crops like quinoa thanks to efforts by the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and its partners. Under a project running…

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SWFF M&E Evaluation Field Interns Needed

SWFF is seeking Monitoring & Evaluation Field Interns (graduate students) to conduct in-country, field research with a SWFF innovator using SWFF established guidelines and research questions. The ideal candidates will have a background in water,…

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SWFF TA Facility Seeks Social Impact Storytelling Virtual Intern

Washington, DC — The Securing Water for Food (SWFF) Technical Assistance Facility, a global, enterprise incubator-accelerator that serves SWFF innovators, seeks applications from senior and masters level students for its Social Impact Storytelling Virtual Internship….

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

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