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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Drought Prediction Tool – CUT, Free State

Mozambique, South Africa, Kenya

Aquaponics Farming – Water Governance Institute


Flask Wall Mushroom Growing House – University of Malawi


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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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Ignitia Evaluation Available

SWFF-funded Columbia University’s IRI conducted an external review of Ignitia, a SWFF Rd. 3 innovator. The document – 2017 Evaluation of Ignitia Daily Rainfall Forecasts for Subscribers in West Africa – is now available in the resources section…

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Top 5 Trends in Agriculture 2018

The great boom of technology is having great impact on all industries and agriculture is no exception. This is the perfect opportunity to find solutions for new issues: the demand for a greater productivity, high…

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

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