Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed met with Melinda Gates, co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) earlier today.
BMGF have been supporting #Ethiopia improve agricultural productivity and increased coverage of health interventions for several years.
The two discussed furthering enhancing BMGF’s support in the Government’s key priority areas.
Co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced that she will be committing $1 billion over the next 10 years “to expanding women’s power and influence in the United States.”
Gates pointed out that right now, women make up 51% of the population in the U.S., yet they hold just 24% of seats in Congress.