Prabhu Pingali is the deputy director of the Agricultural Development’s Policy and Statistics team at the foundation's Global Development Program.
October 16, 2012 / Prabhu Pingali
Agriculture has been off the political agenda for two decades, it’s finally back on center stage again after 2008.
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August 16, 2012 / Prabhu Pingali
The "Agricultural Development and Nutrition Security" special feature highlights the crucial role small farmers could play in provisioning the cities with fresh local produce that is important to healthy diets.
September 21, 2011 / Prabhu Pingali
During my recent trip through rural Bihar and Andhra Pradesh I saw some amazing examples of women growing out of poverty by making agriculture a profitable business rather than seeing it as a way of life that they were born into.
August 30, 2011 / Prabhu Pingali, Peter Timmer
The recent release of the Food Price Watch report by the World Bank serves as a stark reminder that continuing high and volatile food prices are putting the poorest in the developing world at risk.
August 12, 2011 / Prabhu Pingali
The current famine in the Horn of Africa is said to be threatening the lives of nearly 13 million people.
"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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