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    Meet the Winner: The Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security

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    Last month we announced the winner of the Olam Food Prize for Innovation in Food Security – Dr Filippo Bassi. Learn more him and his international research team who could transform the lives of over 1 million smallholder farmers in the Senegal Basin by helping them to grow durum wheat in extreme heat.

    Read the full blog here from Business Fight Poverty.

    The 2017 Olam Prize Winner for Innovation in Food Security was featured on a panel at the 8th International BCFN Forum on Food and Nutrition on the 4th of December in Milan, Italy. The Prize is run in partnership with the international scientific organisation, Agropolis Fondation and the winner receives an unrestricted US$50,000 grant for the scaling up of research. Watch an animation explaining the 2017 winner’s research.

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