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The Color of Money: Philanthropy and the Green Revolutions in India and Sub-­saharan Africa

by Cameron Scherer

Apr 18, 2011
On September 12, 2006, the Bill and Melinda Gates and Rockefeller Foundations issued a joint statement announcing the establishment of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, meant to lift 20 million Africans out of poverty and reduce food insecurity by 50 percept. This paper, draws upon the example set by the Green Revolution in India to evaluate what we know about the Alliance.