World Food Day: AfDB President, 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, delivers Norman Borlaug Lecture

Monday, October 16, is World Food Day. To mark the occasion, Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, will deliver the Norman Borlaug Lecture, which opens World Food Prize Week in Des Moines, Iowa. Adesina, the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate and champion of African agriculture, will deliver a speech titled “Betting on Africa to Feed the World.”

Read President Adesina’s Op-Ed | World Food Prize coverage | #FoodPrize17 #WFD2017


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