Biofortification scientists win World Food Prize

Scientists' work on orange-fleshed sweet potato has helped advance breeding critical vitamins and micronutrients into staple crops.

Drs. Maria Andrade, Robert Mwanga, Jan Low and Howarth Bouis were announced as the 2016 laureates of the World Food Prize, the most prominent global award for individuals whose breakthrough achievements alleviate hunger and promote global food security. This year's $250,000 prize will be divided equally among the four recipients.

The announcement was made at a ceremony at the U.S. State Department presided over by Gayle Smith, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Deve

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