Recognition of Excellence for Reel Gardening and Claire Reid
The Hult Prize Of over 11 000 applicants from 150 countries around the globe, Reel Gardening came second in the prestigious Hult Prize to solve the global food crisis in 2013 hosted by President Bill Clinton.
The Department of Water Affairs Claire Reid Reel Gardening was recognised in the qater conservation and water demand management sector award winners 2012.
The Eco-Logic Awards In the 2012 Eco-Logic Awards, Reel Gardening placed as a Water conservation award finalist.
International Green Awards Reel Gardening placed bronze in the International Green awards in 2011 for Creativity in sustainability in the best green entrepreneur category.
Seed Awards Reel Gardening won the Seed Awards in 2011 as a social and environmental start-up enterprise.
SAB Awards Reel Gardening won the South African Breweries Social Innovation Award in 2011.
SA's most influential Women Claire Reid placed as a finalist in CEO magazine's competition for SA's most influential women in business in government in the Agricultural sector.
Feather Awards Claire Reid was chosen to be a finalist for the Feather awards in the business icon and entrepreneur category.
Shoprite Checkers Woman of the Year Claire Reid was a finalist in the 2004 Women of the Year awards.
Stockholm Junior Water Prize The Water Institute of South Africa recognised Claire Reid as the South African winner of the Stockholm Junior water prize in 2003.

Stockholm International Water Institute


Claire Reid from South Africa received the prize for project that developed a so-called “Water Wise Reel Gardening” system to help farmers to be more efficient in their use of water in growing crops.