Gates Foundation gives shot in the arm for family planning

With $120 million in new funding for family planning on the table, Devex has learned that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is prioritizing support for "method mix" and enabling social marketing organizations to reach more women and girls across the globe.

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    In his role as Editorial Director Richard oversees content for digital series, reports and events, leading a talented team of writers and editors, conducting high-level video interviews and moderating panels at events. Previously partnerships editor and an associate editor at Devex, Richard brings to bear 15 years of experience as an editor in institutional communications, public affairs and international development. Based in Barcelona, his development experience includes stints in the Dominican Republic, Argentina and Ecuador, as well as extensive work travel in Africa and Asia.