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.

Innovator Case Study

Reel Gardening

Tools / Information / Reports

Sida | Gender Tool Box
Sida’s Gender Tool Box provides knowledge, tools and inspiration on how to operationalize gender equality in development. Updated regularly to reflect a dynamic development context, the Tool Box includes Tools, Briefs and Thematic Overviews.
Gender Tool Box

Impact Summaries
Gender Impact
Water & Resiliency Impacts
Poverty Impact

Resources for General Information on Agriculture, Desalination, Food Security, and Water Scarcity
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The World Bank: Agriculture and Rural Development
World Economic Forum: Agriculture and Food Security
USAID: Agriculture and Food Security
UNESCO – IHE Institute for Water Education
Global Water Institute – Water Desalination Report

Information and Reports
World Health Organization: Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality, 4th edition, 2011
FAO Water Report: Coping With Water Scarcity: An Action Framework for Agriculture and Food Security, 2008
UN Water for Food Factsheet, 2013
World Bank Report: Renewable Energy Desalination

Agriculture Related Challenges and Prizes
Agricultural Innovation Prize
The World Food Prize
GCHERA World Agriculture Prize



Embrace the Water
June 12 – 14, 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden

WATEC Italy 2017
June 21 – 23, 2017, Palermo, Italy

Sweden World Water Week 
August 27 – September 1, 2017, Stockholm, Sweden

Ag Innovation Showcase
September 11 – 13, 2017, St. Louis, MO

WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition
October 4 – 6, 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada

Amsterdam International Water Week
October 30 – November 3, 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands