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Gates Foundation sharpens focus on increasing income of Indian farmers

The foundation will focus more in helping Indian farmers on marketing their produce

Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Photo: Shutterstock
Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Photo: Shutterstock

With an intention to help improve the income of Indian farmers, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will now sharpen focus on this area. The foundation has also collaborated with Niti Aayog to work on a project in Bihar.  “Indian agriculture is facing several challenges despite Indian government being one of the largest spender on agriculture in the world," Dr. Purvi Mehta, Asia Lead- Agriculture, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said speaking on the priorities for 2017.  "We have decided to sharpen our focus on increasing farmers’ income as a ...