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Archive for DECEMBER, 2010

Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Daniel Yohannes Featured on “African Voices”

DECEMBER 22, 2010

CNN International’s weekly television program “African Voices” recently profiled DanielYohannes, Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). The program follows Yohannes from his beginnings in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to becoming CEO of MCC, where he has vowed to help other countries willing to help themselves.

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New Investment Framework Announced at 2010 Biofortification Conference

DECEMBER 08, 2010

In November, HarvestPlus, a non-profit organization representing more than 20 countries held the First Global Conference on Biofortification in Washington, D.C. With more than 300 participants, the event drew attention to the progress being made in breeding high-yielding, high nutrient crops and establishing the bioavailability and efficacy of vitamins and minerals in high-nutrient lines.

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