Banking on Nutrition: $2.3 billion allocated to “nutrition-smart” projects in partnership’s first five years

Efforts under the partnership have resulted in $2.3 billion of the African Development Bank’s portfolio being allocated to projects with nutrition goals, accounting for 18% of all investments.

You can’t achieve development by working around government, says Big Win’s Jamie Cooper

Speaking at the Skoll Foundation’s Skoll World Forum, Big Win Philanthropy founding Chair and President Jamie Cooper stressed the need for funders and philanthropists to listen carefully to government partners’ needs and priorities.

The role of data in decision-making: Dr. Kesete Admasu joins 3-D Commission roundtable

Big Win Philanthropy CEO and former Minister of Health of Ethiopia Dr. Kesete Admasu recently joined a discussion with current and former policymakers to examine how data can guide and improve decision-making on health-related policies.

Big Win’s Actions on COVID-19

Learn how Big Win Philanthropy is supporting our government partners across Africa as they work to minimize the negative health, human development and economic impact of COVID-19 on their populations.

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Big Win Philanthropy partners with driven and committed African leaders to deliver on their transformational visions for children and young people. We seek to improve lives directly and to build demographic dividends for equitable economic growth, peace and security.

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Banking on Nutrition: $2.3 billion allocated to “nutrition-smart” projects in partnership’s first five years

The African Development Bank has released a progress report on the first five years of its Banking on Nutrition partnership with Big Win Philanthropy and the Aliko Dangote Foundation, which aims to reduce malnutrition and…

You can’t achieve development by working around government, says Big Win’s Jamie Cooper

Philanthropists and funders have a responsibility to understand and support the goals of their government partners, said Big Win Philanthropy Chair and President Jamie Cooper during a panel discussion at the Skoll World Forum. Joining experts…

The role of data in decision-making: Dr. Kesete Admasu joins 3-D Commission roundtable

Big Win Philanthropy CEO and former Minister of Health of Ethiopia Dr. Kesete Admasu recently joined a discussion with current and former policymakers to examine how data can guide and improve decision-making on health-related policies.…