ICRISAT Awarded 2021 Africa Food Prize

Published on:

November 23, 2021

Community of Practice:

East & Southern Africa

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.

From email: While the prize mainly acknowledges the outputs and outcomes of a bigger, Gates-funded program (The Tropical Legumes project), I think it is a great recognition which we might like to mention also on our website.

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“We dedicate this award to the smallholder farmers in the drylands of Africa, as they are the ones who inspire us with their patience and perseverance in the face of adversity.” ICRISAT’S Director General. Dr. Hughes: