February 24, 2012 / Luis Montero
The number of hungry people in the world has reached the 1 billion mark. How are we going to help lift them out of poverty?
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February 23, 2012 / Bill Gates
Helping small farmers grow more food while preserving the land for future generations is the best way to fight hunger and poverty over the long term.
January 09, 2012 / Amie Newman
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May 26, 2010 / Melinda Gates
Earlier this year, I traveled to India and Malawi on two learning trips to see remarkable social innovations saving the lives of women and children. I want to take you behind the scenes on my trips to see this lifesaving work.
January 24, 2010 / Bill Gates
Helping poor farmers improve productivity is a critical step in reducing global hunger. But there is an ideological divide over how best to help them. The truth is that both sides have something important to offer.
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