SWFF Delegation Will Hold a "Global Agriprenuers Summit" at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in South Africa
During the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) in Johannesburg, South Africa March 13-17, SWFF and partners will hold the Global Agr
ipreneurs Summit, a joint collaboration with Future Agro Challenge/Industry Disruptors. The Summit connects innovators with investors and implementing partners who can support innovator growth and scale their impact. Industry Disruptors will facilitate the program and provide coaching for innovators making business pitches and showcasing their technologies at the innovation marketplace.
During the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in March, SWFF will announce the winners of the Fourth Global Call for Innovations. Over the next few weeks, the evaluation team will complete the final stages of the evaluation process.
All SWFF innovators, including the Round Four winners, several SWFF alumni, founding partner representatives, and the SWFF TA Facility will be participating in the event.
SWFF Advocate Chris Holmes' USAID Departure
With the transition of the administration, Obama appointee Chris Holmes, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Global Water Coordinator, USAID Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Empowerment has left the Agency on January 17.
Known for his frequent and meaningful interactions with the SWFF team and SWFF innovators, Chris was an invested partner and tireless advocate for Securing Water for Food. We value his inputs and greatly appreciate his ardent support in helping us to meet the challenge of improving the lives of millions in great need of water for food.