World Food Prize 2016 | Biofortification

World Food Prize

Four scientists responsible for improving the health of 10 million rural poor in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to receive $250,000 award

Drs. Maria Andrade, Robert Mwanga, Jan Low and Howarth Bouis were announced today as the 2016 World Food Prize Laureates during a ceremony at the U.S. State Department.

“These four extraordinary World Food Prize Laureates have proven that science matters, and that when matched with dedication, it can change people’s lives,” said Administrator Gayle Smith.

“USAID and our Feed the Future partners are proud to join with renowned research organizations to support critical advances in global food security and nutrition.”

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