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Securing Water For Food: A Grand Challenge For Development

Friday, December 13, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Melonie Walter
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What is the Securing Water for Food challenge?


On September 2, 2013 in Stockholm, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), (collectively, the "Founding Partners”) launched Securing Water For Food: A Grand Challenge for Development (GCD).This is the third GCD that Sida is supporting in partnership with USAID. It is a demonstration of our continued commitment to stimulate science, technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.Through this GCD, we will identify and accelerate science and technology innovations and market-driven approaches that improve water sustainability to boost food security and alleviate poverty.

 

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