Jane Karuku is the president of AGRA.
October 08, 2012 / Jane Karuku
We have an ambitious agenda before us, and only by working together in ever more creative ways will we be able to achieve it.
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May 23, 2012 / Jane Karuku
Last week, notables from President Obama to Bono spoke not just the right messages, but the same messages: let's support smallholder farmers.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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