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CEO Mark Suzman: Philanthropy’s big opportunity

CEO Mark Suzman: Philanthropy’s big opportunity

Mark Suzman, the CEO of the Bill & Melinda Foundation, with Talash Hujibers, the founder and CEO of InsectiPro, during their visit to the insect breeding facility in Limuru, Kenya, on April 27, 2023. InsectiPro breeds black soldier flies and crickets and aims to secure Africa's future by providing sustainable protein sources. The black soldier flies are used to produce animal feed and fertilizer, while the crickets are processed into high-protein food snacks for human consumption.


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