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2014 Laureate Announcement

Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram

The 2014 Laureate Announcement Ceremony was held June 18, 2014 at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram was recognized for impacting the lives of hundreds of millions of people with the  development of 480 high-yielding and disease-resistant wheat varieties grown on more than 58 million hectares in 51 countries throughout the world,  increasing global wheat production by more than 200 million tons during his lifetime in diverse regions across the globe.

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