Africa Food Prize 2021

The Africa Food Prize is the preeminent award recognizing an outstanding individual or institution that is leading the effort to change the reality of farming in Africa—from a struggle to survive to a business that thrives.

The US $100,000 prize celebrates Africans who are taking control of Africa’s agriculture agenda. It puts a spotlight on bold initiatives and technical innovations that can be replicated across the continent to create a new era of food security and economic opportunity for all Africans.



Africa Food Prize Laureates

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Dr. André Bationo and Dr. Catherine Nakalembe Awarded the 2020 Africa Food Prize (AFP)
Kigali, Rwanda, September 11, 2020 – Dr. André Bationo and Dr. Catherine Nakalembe have been announced as the 2020 winners
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Corteva to sponsor Africa Food Prize Winners to USA
Accra, Sept. 10, GNA – Corteva Agriscience, an agriculture firm that provides farmers with hybrid seeds, crop protection and digital
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Outstanding Smallholder Farmer and Eminent Agricultural Policy Advocate share 2019 Africa Food Prize
Dr. Emma Naluyima of Uganda and Baba Dioum of Senegal are named joint winners of the US$100,000 prize at the
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