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Gates Foundation focuses $3bn agro-fund on rich countries, ‘pushes GMO agenda in Africa’

http://www.intellihub.com/gates-foundation-focuses-3bn-agro-fund-rich-countries-pushes-gmo-agenda-africa/

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation gives the majority of its $3 billion in food and agricultural grants to rich Western countries, with critics accusing it of using its money to force a pro-GMO agenda on Africa, a recent report suggests.

GRAIN, a small international non-profit, made its accusation after breaking down the foundation’s distribution of grants handed out between 2013 and 2014.