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UC Davis Receives $16 Million Gates Foundation Grant
November 27, 2008

The University of California, Davis, announced recently that it has received a $16 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support research to prevent childhood malnutrition in developing countries. UC Davis will lead an international network of researchers at public and private institutions in Burkina Faso, Finland, France, Ghana, Malawi and the United States.

The five-year grant will support research focused on formulating and evaluating a cost-effective, fortified peanut butter-like nutritional supplement to improve nutrition for children and women in impoverished nations.


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