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Four finalists named in MacArthur Foundation’s Global Competition for $100 million grant

Four finalists named in MacArthur Foundation’s Global Competition for $100 million grant

Four impactful solutions to critical social problems of our time were named finalists today in 100&Change, MacArthur’s global competition for a single $100 million grant. The finalists address diverse and pressing challenges: Catholic Relief Services will change how society cares for children in orphanages; HarvestPlus will eliminate hidden hunger in Africa by fortifying staple crops; Rice 360°

Local tech. improves hygiene in rural Akwa-Ibom ‎State, south-south Nigeria

By Dooshima Abu Ikot Ukpong is a local community in Akwa-Ibom State, South South Nigeria ‎and it’s a few kilometres drive from the state capital, Uyo.  The village is famous for its cash crop production and prides itself as the custodian of the relics of the peoples’ ancient tradition. The only road leading to the

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