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.

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Tons of food produced with SWFF funds

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Salt-Tolerant and Resilient Crops – International Center for BA

Egypt, Yemen

BioEnsure® – Adaptive Symbiotic Technologies

United States, India

Hydroponics Africa Simplified All-Inclusive Hydroponics Services


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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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Incorporating Ants, Animals, and Technology for Accurate Drought Prediction

SWFF innovator Professor Muthoni Masinde grew up in a remote village in Kenya where her parents were smallholder farmers, and she witnessed first hand the struggles local farmers had in predicting the weather. Most smallholder…

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Vietnam’s Homegrown System for Saving Water

A young man returned home to invent an internet-integrated system that helps farmers produce more food with less water. Tri Nguyen, CEO of MimosaTEK, was born and raised in Dalat, a city in the Central…

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SWFF Team Travelled To Africa To Engage Innovators in Kampala, Jinja, and Mbarara

The SWFF Program Team lead, SWFF TA Facility deputy program coordinator, and other USAID representatives travled to Kampala, Jinja, and Hoima to meet with innovators in Uganda, including Aquaponics and Green Heat. “SWFF site visits…

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The Database That’s Fighting Drought

One computer scientist is combining traditional farming techniques with weather data to help farming families in Kenya. Long before Prof. Muthoni Masinde became an Associate Professor and Head of the IT Department at Central University…

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

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