The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is one of the world’s largest private philanthropic organizations. Founded in 2000 by Bill and Melinda Gates, the Foundation seeks to reduce poverty and improve global healthcare, education, and access to technology. Its mission is to “help all people lead healthy, productive lives.” The Foundation has provided billions of […]
I recently read Bill Gates’ thoughts on the war in Ukraine and the resulting interruption of grain imports from Europe to Africa that created another humanitarian crisis in Africa. Bill’s thoughts on investments in Agricultural R&D are compelling and I’d like to summarize them here, because innovations like this can play a role in avoiding these situations in the future.