SWFF TA Facility Seeks 2019 Spring Semester Virtual Intern

Washington, DC — The Securing Water for Food (SWFF) Technical Assistance Facility, a global, government-funded incubator-accelerator that serves SWFF innovators, seeks applications for its 2019 Spring Semester Virtual Internship, a position that provides a valuable, real-world…

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SWFF Innovator ICU – Peru Publishes Project Video

Securing Water for Food Innovator ICU – Peru supports small and medium-sized agricultural producers with an Irrigation Scheduling System that gives real-time information through smartphones and tablets on how to irrigate fields. The technology –…

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SWFF Seeks M&E Field Evaluators (Graduate Students)

SWFF is seeking Monitoring & Evaluation Field Evaluators (graduate students) to conduct in-country, field research with a SWFF innovator using SWFF established guidelines and research questions. The ideal candidates will have a background in water,…

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SWFF Program Exceeds Expected Outcomes: 2018 Annual Report

Today, Securing Water for Food released its 2018 Annual Report. The program has exceeded the expected outcomes envisioned when it was created and recently had those outcomes validated by the Final SWFF External Program Evaluation….

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A Good Investment for Government

Each year, hundreds of families across Bangladesh are forced to find a new place to live and a new way to earn a living. During the monsoons, rivers swell and cause devastating floods that destroy…

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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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