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.

Active, Graduate, and Alumni Innovators
Tons of food produced with SWFF funds

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Drought Prediction Tool – CUT, Free State

Mozambique, South Africa, Kenya

Mobile Weather Forecasts – Ignitia AB

Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal

Hydroponics Africa Simplified All-Inclusive Hydroponics Services


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Securing Water for Food Annual Convening and 5th Anniversary Celebration at SIWI World Water Week

In celebration of our 5th year anniversary, SWFF hosted the annual innovator convening during World Water Week. Organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), World Water Week is the largest global event focusing on…

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SWFF Case Study: Identifying and Supporting Innovators at the Water-Ag Nexus

A billion people on the planet do not have enough to eat. Changes in weather patterns combined with population shifts are compounding the problem. Increased agricultural production is needed; yet agriculture already accounted for 70%…

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SWFF Graduates Share Lessons Learned at “Unconference”

In celebration of Securing Water for Food’s 5th anniversary and the program’s achievements, SWFF innovators, graduates, founding partners, and others convened in Stockholm, Sweden at World Water Week. The week began with the annual “unconference,”…

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SWFF Publishes Ignitia Impact Evaluation

Weather prediction could potentially be very important for farmers in tropical countries such as Ghana, where only two-tenths percent of farmland is irrigated. Ignitia Ghana AB, a SWFF innovator, uses a location-specific, short-message-service (SMS) system…

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SWFF Support Helps Create Marketing Mindset & Better Product

MimosaTEK shares the lessons they’ve learned through market analysis, and how that research is helping them reach more farmers throughout Vietnam. MimosaTEK helps farmers in Vietnam earn more while using less water. They’ve engineered a…

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

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