Gates To UN: World Must Help Poor Farmers More

Feb 23, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: OfficialWire

Current approaches to global agriculture are outdated, inefficient and don't give small farmers in poor countries the help they really need, Bill Gates told U.N. food agencies Thursday as he announced nearly $200 million in grants.

Comments
1 - 9 of 9 Comments Last updated Apr 30, 2012

“your life is great”

Since: Aug 09

you poop in clean water

#1 Feb 23, 2012
why doesn't he help out American farmers?
oh yeah, they get government subsidies already.
DAVID

Saugerties, NY

#2 Feb 23, 2012
WAY TO GO MR. GATES,WITH OUT FARMERS A LOT OF US POOR PEOPLE WOULD GO HUNGRY OR COULD DIE!!
dragonx

Saugerties, NY

#3 Feb 23, 2012
way to go mr. gates but these idoits won't let me!!

“your life is great”

Since: Aug 09

you poop in clean water

#4 Feb 23, 2012
he announced nearly $200 million in grants.

The Microsoft founder brought his campaign to fight poverty and hunger in Africa and Asia to a forum of the U.N. International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), one of three Rome-based U.N. food agencies.

Much of some $2 billion spent over the past five years to fight poverty and hunger in Africa and Asia by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has gone toward improving agricultural productivity.

..

nice.
David Jeffrey Spetch

Sarnia, Canada

#5 Apr 25, 2012
Why help countries that help themselves Anneutral? Bravo on this one Bill, its good to see you are on a reasonable path on this issue anyway.

lol @ Billion Gates

love

David Jeffrey Spetch
Ps. be good, be strong!
Sweet Victory

Sarnia, Canada

#8 Apr 25, 2012
So all the people who are not signed in can read it too!!! Funny I can see it signed in but sign out and it dissapears. But lucky for all of you I am all over it lol!

Why help countries that that can help themselves annuetral, I know that there is poverty in the States but I also am confident that the states can over come it without foriegn aid.
Bravo on this one Bill, good to see you are helping those who most desperately need it.

lol @ Billion Gates. has a nice ring to it.

Here is a freebee from me to you Bill and all the poor people you care to share this with who have next to nothing, as an activist I dedicate myself to the well being of the future of the life on this planet and all my work is offered to the world for free indiscriminately because the well being of the future of the life on this p[lanet comes well before my own selfishness / is what it takes to do what I do / and having a brain, the will power, the discipline, the talent, the passion etc.

For Bill Gates, as well as the poor completely for free / on me.

Six Pack of my originals on guitar recorded / released last Saturday. "This is not an audition!"
zip file on File Swap called: What Really Matters by David J Spetch MP3.

http://www.fileswap.com/dl/16AFaxoYYK/What_Re...

love David Jeffrey Spetch
Ps. Be good, be strong!

“your life is great”

Since: Aug 09

you poop in clean water

#9 Apr 25, 2012
I by no means meant any disrespect to Bill & Melinda.
it's great that they give money to great causes all over the world.
.
this map will show you how much US taxpayers give.

http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2012/0...
David Jeffrey Spetch

Sarnia, Canada

#10 Apr 30, 2012
Interesting, and call it a hunch but I doubt what you said made them feel disrespected.

/ David

“your life is great”

Since: Aug 09

you poop in clean water

#11 Apr 30, 2012
I doubt it too.

Tell me when this thread is updated: (Registration is not required)

Add to my Tracker Send me an email

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Bill Gates Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Bill Gates, the American billionaire received h... Jul '14 Ana 2
Billionaires call on Congress to 'roll out the ... Jul '14 Amigo 24
Liquid metal from MIT stores solar power May '14 Alison Young 2
Breaking (Bad?) Sap Hana Boss Vishal Sikka Resigns May '14 Berblinger 1
An Apple Carplay mockup Mar '14 Talk 1
The future of women in tech [Commentary] (Feb '14) Feb '14 Jasleen Kaur 1
Back to reboot Microsoft (Feb '14) Feb '14 haha 1
•••
•••
Enter and win $5000
•••

Bill Gates People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

•••