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28 Sep 2015 description

DREAMS is an ambitious partnership to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women in 10 sub-Saharan African countries.

The goal of DREAMS is to help girls develop into Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women.

Girls and young women account for 71 percent of new HIV infections among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa.

09 Oct 2012 description

LAURIE LEE
October 08, 2012

At the end of September, in the shadows of the majestic Mount Meru in Arusha, Tanzania, people came together from across Africa and the world to talk about how an agricultural revolution in Africa could achieve food security and improve the incomes of millions of families who farm small plots of land.

19 Mar 2012 description

Temegnush Dhabi’s two-hectare farm in East Shewa in central Ethiopia looks very different today than it did three years ago. Back then, she grew mostly teff, a popular type of cereal grown in Ethiopia. Teff fetched a reasonable price at market, but demanded hard labor and expensive fertilizer.

30 Jan 2012 description

Partners pledge innovative, coordinated action aimed at new World Health Organisation goals

LONDON -- Today, 13 pharmaceutical companies, the U.S., U.K. and U.A.E governments, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank and other global health organisations announced a new, coordinated push to accelerate progress toward eliminating or controlling 10 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) by the end of the decade.

22 Nov 2011 description

Increased investment in healthier soils will help farming families in Africa boost productivity

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Phone: +1.206.709.3400
Email: media@gatesfoundation.org

Howard G. Buffett Foundation
Phone: +1.217.423.9286

19 Feb 2009 description

Private industry joins efforts to support hundreds of thousands of cocoa, cashew farmers through improved training, access to markets

SEATTLE -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced two significant partnerships and $48 million in grants to help hundreds of thousands of small cocoa and cashew farmers in sub-Saharan Africa significantly increase their incomes so they can lift themselves out of hunger and poverty.

24 Oct 2006 description

Geneva - $5,056,468 over 5 years to support malaria endemic countries in Southern Africa to successfully deploy Global Fund resources and scale up malaria control interventions.