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The first major evaluation of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s controversial efforts to expand capital-intensive, high-input agriculture in Africa found that the 15-year-effort has failed...

March 17, 2022

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has spent nearly $6 billion on agricultural development programs with a key focus on expanding industrial agriculture in Africa. Leading experts in food...

October 13, 2021

Billions of dollars in aid and subsidies for industrial agriculture in Africa are harming food security in one of the world’s hungriest regions, according to a network of African groups asking...

September 8, 2021

See our related coverage, Why Bill Gates plans to remake food systems will harm (not help) the climate  By Stacy Malkan If Bill Gates has his way, the food in our future will little resemble...

May 26, 2021

Planning documents for the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit shed new light on the agenda behind the controversial food summit that hundreds of farmers’ and human rights groups are...

March 9, 2021

Controversial food and agriculture agenda The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has spent over $5 billion on its efforts to transform food systems in Africa, with investments that are "intended...

February 26, 2021

By Stacy Malkan In his new book on how to avoid a climate disaster, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates discusses his plans to model African food systems upon India’s “green revolution,”...

February 25, 2021

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