Qatar & Gates Foundation to invest up to $200 mn on green agriculture

Major gas producer Qatar and the Gates Foundation will jointly invest up to $200 million over the next two years to help prepare farmers in developing countries to adapt to climate change. The new partnership focuses on introducing climate-adaptive farming methods and technology to communities that depend on agriculture for both food and income, primarily in sub-Sahran Africa. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is a major nonprofit that tackles poverty and inequity.