India gives me hope for the future: Bill Gates

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India gives me hope for the future: Bill Gates

California: Microsoft co-founder and co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates said in his blog "Gates Notes" that India offers hope for the future and proves that the country can solve its big problems. Even though the world is facing many crises. In his blog, Bill Gates said that he believes that with the right innovations and delivery channels the world is able to make progress on several big problems at once. At a time when the world is facing multiple crises, the answer they usually get is that there is not enough time or money for both at the same time. But India proved all the answers wrong. "There is no better proof of that than the remarkable progress India has made," Gates said in his blog.

India can deal with big challenges

Bill Gates said, "India gives me hope for the future. It's about to become the most populous country in the world, which means you can't solve most problems there without making massive changes, and yet, India has proved that it can tackle big challenges." This country has eradicated polio, reduced HIV transmission, reduced poverty, decreased infant mortality, and increased access to sanitation and financial services." The Microsoft co-founder also said that India has developed a world-leading approach to innovation, which ensures that solutions reach those who need them. When the rotavirus vaccine, which blocks the virus that causes many fatal cases of diarrhea, was too expensive to reach every child, India decided to make its own. India worked with experts and funders (including the Gates Foundation) to build factories and large-scale distribution channels to distribute the vaccines. By 2021, 83 percent of 1-year-olds were vaccinated against rotavirus, and these low-cost vaccines are now being used in other countries around the world.

India's agricultural future is now growing in Pusa's field

Talking about funding at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) in Pusa, Bill Gates said, "The Gates Foundation has partnered with India's public sector and CGIAR institutions to support the work of researchers at IARI. mixed. They found a new solution: chickpeas have 10 percent higher yields and are more drought resistant. One variety is already available to farmers, and others are currently being developed at the institute.

Gates also mentioned in his blog that he is coming to India next week to see the work being done by innovators and entrepreneurs. Some are close to breakthroughs that will help the world mitigate the effects of climate change, such as the work being done by Vidyut Mohan and his team in remote farming communities to convert waste into biofuel and fertilizer. Others are looking for new ways to help adapt to a warming world, such as IARI's efforts to create more drought-tolerant crops. I look forward to seeing the progress that is already being made by the wonderful partners at the Gates Foundation and Breakthrough Energy. Like every other country on the planet, India has limited resources, but it has shown us how the world can still progress despite that handicap. By collaborating and trying new approaches, the public, private and philanthropic sectors can make progress through wealth and knowledge. If we work together, I believe we can fight climate change and improve global health at the same time.


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