February 18th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
Furthering his commitment to using biotechnology and genetically modified foods in combating global hunger, Bill Gates has contributed $25 million along with Mexican telecom magnate Carlos Slim, to support the development of new biotech labs at Mexico’s International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center.
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July 21st, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has made its support of genetically modified foods no secret over the years, and the recent $10 million grant awarded by the foundation to a team of British plant scientists makes it even more apparent.
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April 16th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
As part of ongoing efforts to battle hunger and malnutrition throughout the developing world, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation are teaming up to fund research into the development of bananas.
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February 2nd, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates came to the defense of genetically modified organisms and the potential they hold to “feed the world” and help relieve global poverty issues in a recent annual letter released on his foundation’s website.
Read More:Bill Gates’ Newest Favorite Technology? Genetically Modified Organisms