E.U., Gates Foundation Pledge More Than $600M To Research To Help Smallholder Farmers Face Climate Change

Devex: E.U. and Gates put up $600M for food security in face of climate change
“The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the European Commission will spend more than $600 million on research to help smallholder farmers who face deteriorating growing conditions due to climate change, they announced Tuesday. Some $300 million from the Gates Foundation and $318 million from the Commission between 2018 and 2020 will go towards tackling problems such as how to protect crops against rising temperatures, droughts, floods, diseases, poor soil, and pests…” (Chadwick, 12/13).

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