1960s 1970s 1980s
The Rockefeller Foundation’s University Development Program
Launched in the 1960s, this program provided financial support for more than two decades to strengthen universities in the Global South.
For Small Farmers and Food Security: The International Agricultural Development Service
In the 1980s, critics argued that some groups had been left behind by the Green Revolution.
In Brief: The South African Institute of Race Relations
How did a US foundation manage to work under apartheid?
In Brief: The West Africa Museums Programme
The staying power of a massive preservation project thanks to a focus on museum staff and museums’ communities.
1910s 1920s 1930s
The Long Road to the Yellow Fever Vaccine
The yellow fever vaccine developed in the 1930s has been used worldwide ever since. Creating it took years and cost several lives. Some thought it would never happen.
The Rockefeller and Ford Foundations Navigate Civil War in Nigeria
What happened to a massive agricultural development program when war broke out?