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ICRISAT awarded 2021 Africa Food Prize

Olusegun Obasanjo

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has been awarded the 2021 Africa Food Prize, for work that has improved food security across 13 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Chair of the Africa Food Prize Committee ICRISAT, a CGIAR Research Centre, is a non-profit, non-political public international research organisation that conducts agricultural research for development ...

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IFAD’s Dr. Nwanze decorated with maiden Africa Food Prize

Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of IFAD

IFAD president is honoured for mobilising institutional reforms, innovative policies and programmes, and increased resources to improve the lives of millions. His courageous leadership in fostering solidarity with the continent’s smallholder farmers is also acknowledged Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the Rome-based International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will be awarded the inaugural Africa Food Prize on Wednesday (September ...

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