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Good Crop, Bad Crop

Good Crop, Bad Crop

by Francis Nang’ayo, senior manager for regulatory affairs at the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF)

Jeffrey D. Sachs: Why Bill Gates gets it wrong

Jeffrey D. Sachs: Why Bill Gates gets it wrong

In his review of Nina Munk’s error-filled and out-of-date book, Bill Gates oddly abandons the rigorous approach to measurement that defines his foundation’s work.

Closing Africa’s Agricultural Gender Gap

Closing Africa’s Agricultural Gender Gap

by Melinda Gates

Mo Ibrahim: Africa’s search for law

Mo Ibrahim: Africa’s search for law

by Mo Ibrahim*

Africal structural challenge

Africal structural challenge

Dani Rodrick*

Winning the fight against killer disease

Winning the fight against killer disease

by Jeffrey Sachs*

Kenya’s Somali Contradiction

Kenya’s Somali Contradiction

by Ben Rawlence*

Africa’s urban challenge

Africa’s urban challenge

by Kennedy Odede (president of Shining Hope for Communities, a social-service organization in Kibera, Kenya, and fellow at the Aspen Institute)

Showdown in Egypt

Showdown in Egypt

by Omar Ashour*

Scholarships for young African talents at Alma Graduate School

The Africa Scholarship program, a project of the University of Bologna and Romano Prodi’s Foundation

Toward an Immunized World

Toward an Immunized World

by Ban Ki-moon and Bill Gates*

Impatient South Africa

Impatient South Africa

by Ian Bremmer, Mark Rosenberg

A peace agenda for global development

A peace agenda for global development

by Graca Machel (president of the Foundation for community development)

Inside Africa’s consumer revolution

Inside Africa’s consumer revolution

by David Fine, director at McKinsey office in South Africa

Small Farms large benefits

Small Farms large benefits

by Kanayo F. Nwanze, president of the International fund for agricultural development (Ifad) of the United Nations