The Best Farmers Are Successful Entrepreneurs

Project Alba has found a cost-effective way to coach Cambodian farmers on the managerial skills they need to thrive in a changing market. Farming is a key industry in Cambodia, but unfortunately this past year…

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Aquaponics Farming Instills Hope

Forty-six-year-old Herbert Munyambaraga lives in Munyonyo, Kampala district in Uganda with his wife and six children, and used to be a successful timber dealer. One fateful day he received a phone call from one of…

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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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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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