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Outstanding Smallholder Farmer and Eminent Agricultural Policy Advocate share 2019 Africa Food Prize

Two exceptional professionals, who are both at the same time successful agricultural producers, have today been announced as the joint winners of the 2019 Africa Food Prize.

Dr. Emma Naluyima, a smallholder farmer and private veterinarian from Uganda, and Baba Dioum, a policy champion and agricultural entrepreneur from Senegal were recognized for their remarkable achievements in demonstrating and promoting innovative and sustainable growth in Africa´s agriculture through improved resource use and market links. Read more

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Africa Food Prize Laureate

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