May 06, 2013 / Haddis Tadesse
Ethiopia is well positioned to escape the trap of poverty. But it won’t be easy.
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March 18, 2013 / Landesa Rural Development Institute
“Ratna learned about growing plants and seasonal vegetables in the kitchen garden. We had more and regular food. Soon there was some to sell,” says her mother.
December 21, 2012 / David J. Olson
As a global development communicator, here’s my take on the top global development communication stories of the year.
November 20, 2012 / Roger Thurow
Hunger at home and abroad are of the same cloth. That millions of households here are deemed “food insecure” – unable, at some point in the year, to afford the next meal – is equally absurd, obscene and shameful.
November 06, 2012 / Jennifer James
"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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