The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — the world’s largest private foundation — will spend $776 million over the next six years to fight malnutrition, a strong signal of support for a historically underfunded sector, according to the foundation’s leaders.
A cook distributes lunch to students at the Young Tajudeen
Agbangudu Primary School in Nigeria
“We have been no different from most other funders. We never paid enough attention to nutrition. That is changing today,” Gates said Wednesday.