The Newton Fund is helping to tackle the zika virus, prevent birth defects, develop drought resistant crops and reduce hunger. Tackling global issues like these is both beneficial for the developing world as well as in the UK’s national interest.
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UK aid is to fund new research to develop climate resilient, extra nutritious super crops, it was revealed this week - at the Chelsea Flower Show. Several media picked up on the pledge, which International Development Secretary Rory Stewart announced on Wednesday, …
Penny Mordaunt's joint visit to the University of Edinburgh with Bill Gates received wide spread coverage over the weekend.