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AfDB President to Support Agripreneurs with 250,000 USD World Food Prize Award.

On behalf of the World Food Prize Foundation, Akinwumi Adesina – the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has been named as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate by Kim Reynolds Governor of the State of Iowa. Akwinwumi Adesina, upon receipt of the award swiftly dedicated the prize to strengthening food security in Africa through financial support for agricultural entrepreneurs. Receiving the award, the African hero was accompanied by the former president of Ghana – John Dramani Mahama, and former president of Nigeria – Olusegun Obasanjo. read more

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