Celebrating the women
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Celebrating the women
building history


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A farm worker spreads fertilizer over their rice field in village near Rosso in the Senegal River valley in October 2022.

The war in Ukraine sparked a global food crisis. One year later, here’s where things stand.

Our agriculture expert shares an update on the state of global food security, and why the potential for innovation gives him reason for optimism.
By Enock Chikava Interim Director, Agricultural Development, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
A young girl studies under a mosquito net in West Bengal, India.

Monoclonal antibodies were effective in treating COVID-19. They can do more.

By Jacqueline Kirchner Senior Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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