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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Irrigation Scheduling System – Institute for University Cooperation


WASTE Stichting – Circular Economy


Flying Sensors – FutureWater


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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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Rising Sea Levels Threaten Bangladesh Farmers. Hybrid Seeds Could Help Save Them.

An innovative company is using hybrid seeds to increase crop yields — and opportunity — for vulnerable family farms. Sajeda Khatun is a family farmer who lives with her son and husband in the village…

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SWFF Innovator Muthoni Masinde Featured in Series “When Women Do Better, Countries Do Better”

Professor Muthoni Masinde, the developer of the drought protection tool, was recently featured in USAID’s series on extraordinary women entrepreneurs, When Women Do Better, Countries Do Better.  As a female scientist and entrepreneur, Dr. Masinde has…

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Assessing the Impact of Iska SMS on Agriculture in Ghana

Written by Rebeka Ramangamihanta I spent my summer as an M&E Field Evaluator for Securing Water for Food (SWFF). SWFF is a Grand Challenge for Development initiative that sources and accelerates innovations that will enable…

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10 Billion Liters of Water Saved: SWFF Releases 2017 Annual Report

Securing Water for Food (SWFF) released its 2017 Annual Report, highlighting the program’s successes in the last year and opportunities for growth. It documents SWFF innovators’ impact to date, major program activities and achievements, innovators’…

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

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