Intelligent Talk Television
2009 World Food Prize Laureate Gebisa Ejeta (#176)
The 2009 World Food Prize was awarded to Dr. Gebisa Ejeta of Ethiopia, whose sorghum hybrids resistant to drought and the devastating Striga weed have dramatically increased the production and availability of one of the world’s five principal grains and enhanced the food supply of hundreds of millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Ejeta addressed attendees of the 2009 World Food Prize Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa. [29 minutes]
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