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World Food Prize Laureate Lecture


Wednesday, October 27, 2021



World Food Prize Laureate Lecture

Featuring Dr. Elliott Dossou-Yovo

Dr. Elliott Dossou-Yovo, Agriculture and Climate Change Specialist at Africa Rice Center, is the 2021 recipient of the Norman E. Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Endowed by The Rockefeller Foundation. He is recognized for spearheading innovative water management systems for resilient rice production in the face of climate change. His groundbreaking research and close collaboration with smallholder farmers has empowered thousands of rice farmers throughout West Africa to use climate-smart cultivation techniques to earn greater incomes, achieve food and nutrition security, and enhance agroecosystems.

The event will be virtual and hosted by Hawkeye Community College and the Global Agriculture Learning Center.

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