Scaling groundbreaking water-energy-food innovations to impact food security, gender, and poverty reduction in an environmentally-sustainable way.

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Lal Teer Seed Ltd

Level 8 - Expansion and Product Diversification

Saline-Tolerant Vegetable Cultivation

Product Segment(s): Water - Salinity

Village Infrastructure Angels

Solar Agro-Processing Power Stations

Product Segment(s): Energy - Farm Production & Mechanization, Energy - Value-Added Processing


Making Smallholder Farmers Bankable

Product Segment(s): Energy - Farm Input

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WE4F Regional Innovation Hub Opportunity

The Water and Energy for Food (“WE4F”) challenge fund is a partnership between the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the…

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WE4F Seeks M&E Specialist and Knowledge Management & Communications Coordinator

WE4F is seeking an M&E Specialist and a Knowledge Management and Communications Coordinator for the USAID unit of the WE4F Secretariat. The USAID secretariat is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist to support the Water…

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How-To Innovator Guide Unveiled at SOCAP This Month

It is challenging to start a business in mature markets. Now imagine trying to run a business in a rural community in a developing country with poor roads and customers that cannot pay you. Any…

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WE4F Releases Request for Information on Potential Regional Innovation Hub Providers

On October 1, Water and Energy for Food Grand Challenge for Development issued a formal request for information (market research purposes only) to explore the capabilities of firms or organizations to establish, support, and/or operate…

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Recipe for Success: Firing Ugandan Kitchens With Natural Waste

SWFF innovator Green Heat provides Ugandan families with clean gas heat from biodegradable waste, offering a healthy, environmentally friendly replacement for wood-burning stoves. Their digester efficiently converts waste into fuel and fertilizer while recycling water back into the system.

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Water is used for ag production, forestry, fishery, the agri-food supply chain, and to produce or transport energy. Energy is required to produce, transport and distribute food, as well as to extract, pump, lift, collect, transport, and treat water.

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