The Obama administration has made separate pronouncements on global health, food security and women's rights. It's not yet clear how it will fit these together into a coordinated global development strategy.
Africans can look to India to see what a future of relying on biotech seeds looks like. There, a depleted water table, poisoned waterways and farmer suicides have been the result of the first Green Revolution.
In terms of the philanthropic world, Krisiko Asha was microscopic in purpose, serving to advance sixteen tiny villages in the remote hills of Nepal, one of the poorest, smallest countries in the world.
NARAL Pro-Choice America will mark this milestone with another reminder of how electing leaders who support the values of freedom and privacy does make a difference in the lives of women and their families.