Saturday, 10th June 2023

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

6 Feb
A team of experts has begun three-year project known as Integrated Deprived Area Mapping (IDEAMAPS) Network in Lagos and Kano. IDEAMAPS network is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to co-design and develop a data sharing ecosystem with diverse partners in Lagos and Kano (Nigeria) and Nairobi (Kenya).
3 Feb
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in partnership with Rotary International, has organised the second leg of Rotary Family Health Days (RFHA) for the Rotary year to cover the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory, Abuja from February 2 to 4, 2023.
18 Jan
BILL & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) is to spend $8.3 billion on fighting poverty, diseases and inequity in 2023. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mark Suzman, who made the announcement, observed that the budget, the biggest in the foundation’s history, is a response to multiple crises that threaten to reverse global progress on the Sustainable…
29 Jun 2022
Nutreco, part of the SHV group of companies, and a global animal nutrition leader based in the Netherlands has received a US$4.8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant is to accelerate the implementation of localized, sustainable complete feed production in sub-Saharan Africa, driving forward Nutreco’s purpose of Feeding the Future.…
22 May 2022
The first phase of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) funded training on Cassava Seed Entrepreneurship for business development
6 Sep 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the setting up of a Health Sector Reform Committee, for the development and implementation of a Health Sector Reform programme for Nigeria.
22 Mar 2020
Despite its health, economic and nutritional benefits, Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) is yet to be widely cultivated in farms.
18 Sep 2019
The rising global inequality, which has persisted for years, would impact the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the GoalKeepers Data of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation...
18 Sep 2019
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched its new data on global inequality to overcome a major barrier standing in the way of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
10 Jan 2019
Silicon Valley Nigerian Economic Development, Inc., (SVNED) and Nigerian mission at the United Nations (UN) with support from other nations has spearheaded the adoption of January 24 as the International Day of Education. According to a statement made available to The Guardian by the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, SVNED, Temitope Ajayi, the resolution was…
17 Oct 2018
On the heels of one of the deadliest climate-related weather disasters affecting countries all over the world, an unprecedented gathering of global leaders...
2 Aug 2018
The Federal Government, Dangote Group, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have identified food fortification as one of the major strategies to decrease the number of over ten million children suffering from malnutrition in Nigeria.


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