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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Saline Vegetables – Lal Teer Seed Ltd


WASTE Stichting – Circular Economy


Hydroponics Africa Simplified All-Inclusive Hydroponics Services


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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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A Man’s Dream: Feed Africa Through Hydroponics

In Kenya, strange-looking small pipes—some vertical, others horizontal—have leafy vegetables protruding from holes with trickles of water flowing through. This simple set-up has the potential to feed an urbanizing Africa and the rest of the…

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SWFF Completes Impact Evaluation of Bhungroo Water Harvesting in Gujarat

In the Indian state of Gujarat, SWFF has provided grant funding to Bhungroo water harvesting systems installed in May and June 2018. Developed by Naireeta Services, a for-profit social enterprise and SWFF fourth round innovator,…

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SWFF Publishes Impact Evaluation Report on FutureWater in Mozambique

A SWFF field evaluator visited Mozambique in July and August 2018 to carry out an impact assessment of ThirdEye’s innovation FutureWater. With the help of drones, FutureWater detects crop stress at an early stage and…

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

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