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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Hype or Groundbreaking: Has Securing Water for Food Delivered?

Washington, D.C. –The Securing Water for Food (SWFF) program will present five years of results and lessons learned at the 2018 World Water Week in Stockholm, Hype or Groundbreaking: Has Securing Water for Food Delivered?…

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Turning Waste Into Prosperity

Water is precious in India, and especially precious for the nation’s farmers. Unpredictable rainfall can damage soil and drain groundwater reserves, making it difficult for farmers without access to irrigation to produce food. And in…

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SWFF Innovators Reduce Water Consumption by 11.4 Billion Liters: 2018 Semi-Annual Report

Securing Water for Food (SWFF) released its 2018 Semi-Annual Report, highlighting the program’s successes in the last six months and opportunities for growth. The document details SWFF innovators’ impact to date, major program achievements and…

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Have You Herd? Meat Naturally Brings Sustainable Profits to South African Cattle Farmers

Southern Africa is home to thousands of species, including prides of lions and roaming elephants. But, in a region over 90 percent rangelands — including grasslands and savannahs — buffalo, cattle and other grazing animals…

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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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