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Gates Foundation to Support Agriculture Innovation Forum

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has been confirmed as Global Development Partner for the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA). The event, to be held in Abu Dhabi from 3-5 February 2014 under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nayhan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and Minister of Presidential Affairs, will be the world’s largest showcase of innovations in sustainable agriculture.

As Global Development Partner, the Gates Foundation is advising GFIA on agricultural development projects around the world and is helping identify key NGOs, particularly those with a focus on Africa, that can contribute to GFIA’s programme. The Gates Foundation will also provide expert counsel on how innovations can be applied practically to support developing regions of the world.

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