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Bill Gates and President Bill Clinton on the NSA, Safe Sex, and American Exceptionalism

You want a world-class conversation about the future of global health, the vanguard of philanthropy, and the divide between ignorance and data-driven …

How phantom firms have robbed the DRC of billions

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is one of the poorest countries in the world. Of the country’s 67.8 million people, almost 9 out of 10 live on …

Reforming food aid means saving more lives in times of crisis

A few months ago, the House of Representatives narrowly defeated the Royce/Engel Amendment to the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act

Food

Veteran’s Day and the ‘other warrior’

I think of my time in the Marine Corps every day. It was an exceptional adventure that forever changed my life. The process of earning the title …

An exclusive interview with Bill Gates

Bill Gates describes himself as a technocrat. But he does not believe that technology will save the world. Or, to be more precise, he does not …

World Food Programme on Twitter

Teachers: to aid lessons on hunger, try teaching with stories and tools from these countries: http://bit.ly/1apyqOd pic.twitter.com/K5laRyjjVp

Fixing food aid

In the wake of the recent government shutdown, the political ground in Washington is about as parched and fallow as I can ever recall. Despite what promises to be a partisan battle over the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, I remain hopeful about nurturing at least a few seeds of …

Food

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26 out of 54

African states have pledged universal energy access by 2030

6 out of 10

HIV positive people in sub-Saharan Africa are women

Only 3/4

of …

Africa

15 Pictures That Prove Food Aid Works

How 1 hungry child in Kenya became an Olympic champion… then used his voice to give back to his community.

1. This is Paul Tergat.

2. He was born in a rural village in Kenya’s Rift Valley in 1969 and has 17 siblings.

3. He remembers going days without a decent meal.

4. And how waking up hungry made his …

World Food Programme

Want to hear something really scary this Halloween?

Forget ghouls, witches and vampires – share these frightening facts about extreme poverty on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter and make a

Meet Stella the Goat!

Hello everybody! My name is Stella, and I’m a goat – probably one of the sassiest you’ll ever meet. Over the next few weeks, you’re going to be

Tanzanian Pigs + Livestock & Developing World Ag

I love traveling and love it more when I can find pigs. I may even have to make it one of my life goals to see them on every continent where they …

Nigeria students killed in college attack

Suspected Islamic extremists have gunned down dozens of students as they slept in their dormitories during a night-time attack on an agricultural college in north-east Nigeria, the school's provost said.

As many as 50 students may have been killed in the assault that began at about 1am local time on …

College & University

Photo Essay

A teenage boy and girl embrace in Kakuka, Uganda. By Peter DiCampo

Everyday Africa is a photography project that uses cellphone photos to show the …

ONE on Twitter

Great quote from Nigerian activist @Omojuwa on what it means to be a #factivist http://bit.ly/18goEkm pic.twitter.com/UvN7NENUAS

On Africa: The Value Addition Imperative In Agriculture

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series by the Financial Times’ This Is Africa publication on realizing Africa’s agricultural potential, in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation. The Skoll World Forum is a proud media partner for the initiative, and you can find the whole series

Irrigation: 11 thoughts on sustainable water use in agriculture

Rajendra Uprety, agriculture officer, ministry of agriculture development in Nepal, Choma, Zambia. @urajendra

If you want productivity and efficiency, put irrigation systems in the hands of farmers: Generally speaking big dam and irrigation systems in developing countries are less productive. When …

Water

5 Ways to encourage our kids to give back

This piece by Chrysula Winegar, community manager for the Million Moms Challenge, was originally posted on the Million Moms Challenge website.

We all …

Kids

Watch the Thai Commercial That Has Half the World Sobbing Uncontrollably

Asia

UN World Food Program

Do you want to find out more about hunger and nutrition? Do you find infographics a useful tool for getting up to speed on a subject? Here are seven …

World Food Program

Back to school: 5 books about Africa you should be reading

For many people around the world, the summer break is coming to an end and children are heading back to school. I can still remember that sinking

Africa

How one Liberian woman changed my mind about global agriculture

Addy, pictured here with some of her prized “black beauty eggplants.” Photo credit: Erin Hohlfelder

As ONE’s Global Health Policy Director, I have a …

Agriculture

The true true size of Africa

LAST month Kai Krause, a computer-graphics guru, caused a stir with a map entitled "The True Size of Africa", which showed the outlines of other …

ONE on Twitter

How this woman http://ow.ly/ox19J changed @Global_ErinH's mind about agriculture pic.twitter.com/JEOu2YPwNU

How better harvests are helping Kenyan students go to university

In partnership with One Acre Fund, we are following Anne, a smallholder farmer from Kenya, for a whole growing season. From planting to harvest, we

Africa