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Investing in agriculture to reduce poverty and hunger in Africa – AGRA

Inspired by former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s call for a uniquely African “green revolution” to improve smallholder farm productivity while preserving the environment, AGRA was founded through a partnership between the Rockefeller Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It has since expanded its donor base to include governments as well as other […]

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What 1 GB of Internet costs in Africa?

With Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Canada and the US planning to impose monthly bandwidth caps, and with extra fees being planned for people who exceed those caps (e.g. Rs.50 per GB), it brings up a great question – how much does it really cost to provide Internet access to Africans? You can get a […]

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