African Scientists Receive World Food Prize for contributing to Nutritional Health

The renowned Scientists  Drs. Robert Mwanga from Uganda and Dr. Maria Andrade from Cape Verde are among the four biofortification specialists who won the World Food Prize in 2016 for their outstanding achievements in fighting malnutrition in Africa. They were rewarded for improving and expanding the consumption of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes. Currently, their scientific discovery has  improved the health of millions of people, and will potentially, benefit one billion lives by 2030.To learn more read:

Robert Mwanga, the Sweetpotato Pioneer

Biofortification Pioneers Win 2016 World Food Prize For Fight Against Malnutrition

Four Scientists Honored for Accomplishments in Biofortification at World Food Prize

Four Scientists Honored for Accomplishments in Biofortification at World Food Prize

 

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