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Welcome to The Rockefeller Foundation’s News and Media page. Here you will find press releases, speeches, and coverage of our work in the news. We also encourage you to visit our blog for the latest updates on our work around the world.

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Remarks by Dr. Rajiv Shah at the April 2017 Global Philanthropy Forum As delivered at The Fairmont Hotel, Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Thank you, Jane. That was excessively kind – I wish I could …
The Rockefeller Foundation Announces Results of the Cassava Innovation Challenge NRI selected for an award of up to $500,000 to develop solution for increasing cassava shelf life, with the potential to enhance food security and …
First Ever Africa-Wide Post-Harvest Congress Held in Nairobi Nairobi, March 29th 2017 – Over 600 delegates have converged in Nairobi today to launch the first ever All Africa Post-Harvest Congress. The three-day event, …
World Wildlife Fund, American Hotel & Lodging Association and The Rockefeller Foundation Bring Hotel Brands Together to Prevent Hotel Food Waste Hotel properties kick-off 12-week pilot programs to reduce food waste in hotels Washington, D.C. – March 21, 2017 – …
New Research from The Rockefeller Foundation and Edelman Intelligence Highlights Sourcing Entry-Level Talent as a Top Challenge for Almost Half of Employers Examines Potential Effectiveness of Impact Hiring on U.S. Youth Unemployment New York, NY—Sourcing entry-level talent is a top challenge for nearly half of employers, …
Statement from Rajiv J. Shah, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, on the Passing of David Rockefeller, Senior. Today the world has lost a great man and philanthropist, and we, a dear friend and inspiration. Born just two years after his grandfather John …

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