A billion people don't have enough to eat.

SWFF sources and accelerates innovations that enable the production of more food with less water and/or make more water available.

Media Resources

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Most Recent Publications

2019 Innovator Guidebook: Navigating Business Models for the Base of the Pyramid in Water and Energy for Food

2019 SWFF Poverty Impact
2019 SWFF Gender Impact
2019 SWFF Water & Resiliency Impacts

2019 SWFF Annual Report
2019 Annual Report 11×17 Executive Summary

Naireeta Impact Evaluation
World Hope Impact Evaluation
FutureWater Impact Evaluation

Can We Grow More Food with Less Water? Infographic

The SWFF UnConference Guide

2018 Final Performance Evaluation for Securing Water for Food: Grand Challenge for Development

2018 SWFF Case Study

2018 SWFF Annual Report
2018 SWFF Annual Report 11×17 Executive Summary
2018 SWFF Semi-Annual Report
2018 SWFF Semi-Annual Report 11×17 Executive Summary

2018 Evaluation of Reel Gardening

The Untapped Market for Agricultural Innovations: A Practical Workbook to Help Innovators Reach Women Smallholder Farmers

Webinars

Securing Water for Food Performance Evaluation: Key Findings and Recommendations | Dexis Consulting Group (January 2019)

Lessons Learned Series
Hype or Groundbreaking: 5 Years of Lessons Learned (Ku McMahan and Cassy Rodriguez (October 2018) | Webinar Recording
Lessons Learned From the Grants & Financial Management Portfolio (Rami Khyami) (November 2018) | Webinar Recording
SWFF Lessons Learned Series: Monitoring & Evaluation (Ku McMahan and Saad Usmani) (December 2018) | Webinar Recording
Getting Acceleration Right – Lessons from Securing Water for Food (Kevan Hayes) (December 2018) | Webinar Recording
SWFF’s Gender Experience (Ku McMahan, Donna Vincent Roa, Cassy Rodriguez, Kevan Hayes, Jatin Yadev) (February 2019) | Webinar Recording
Good Design is Good Business: Branding Emerging Market Enterprises (Donna Vincent Roa) (February 2019) | Webinar Recording

Innovator Success Story

How Reel Gardening Went From an Idea to a Successful Business

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