I am the son of a proud, hard-working smallholder farmer. Some of my fondest childhood memories involve following papa to the fields where we grew cassava, maize, plantain, oil palm and other crops and helping him out around the farm. My father was considered the most successful farmer in our Yoruba village near Abeokuta in southwest Nigeria.
Nairobi, KENYA 17 January 2022: The Africa Food Prize committee is pleased to announce the launch of the 2022 nominations for the Africa Food Prize. 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.
Nairobi, KENYA- le 17 janvier 2022: Le Comité du Prix africain de l’alimentation a le plaisir d’annoncer le lancement des nominations pour l’édition 2022 du Prix africain de l’alimentation. Le Prix africain de l’alimentation est le prix le plus prestigieux récompensant une personne ou une institution exceptionnelle qui mène l’effort pour changer la réalité de l’agriculture en Afrique – de la lutte pour la survie à une activité prospère.
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Récompensé pour avoir aidé 25 millions d’agriculteurs dans 13 pays à améliorer leurs revenus et leur production alimentaire. Nairobi, Kenya, le 8 septembre 2021 – L’Institut International de Recherche sur les cultures des zones tropicales semi-arides (ICRISAT) a reçu le Prix de l’Alimentation pour l’Afrique 2021, en récompense de ses travaux qui ont amélioré la Continue Reading
Kigali, Rwanda, September 11, 2020 – Dr. André Bationo and Dr. Catherine Nakalembe have been announced as the 2020 winners of the Africa Food Prize (AFP) for their exceptional contribution towards the promotion of food security across the continent.
Accra, Sept. 10, GNA – Corteva Agriscience, an agriculture firm that provides farmers with hybrid seeds, crop protection and digital solution, will sponsor the 2019 Africa Food Prize Winners to the World Food Prize Summit, slated for October 16-18, in the USA. Dr Emma Naluyima, an Agriculture Veterinarian and Smallholder Farmer from Uganda, and Baba Continue Reading
Dr. Emma Naluyima of Uganda and Baba Dioum of Senegal are named joint winners of the US$100,000 prize at the African Green Revolution Forum. Accra, Ghana, 4 September 2019 – 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 Continue Reading
At the 2018 Africa Food Prize (AFP) ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda, IITA Director General, Dr Nteranya Sangingareiterated his commitment to invest in the future of Africa’s younger generation and emphasized the importance of raising the ambition of primary and secondary school students to guarantee a food- and nutrition-secure continent. With the $100,000 AFP prize money, Sanginga promised to carry out Continue Reading