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2016 Laureate Announcement Media Coverage

2016 Laureate Announcement Media Coverage

June 28, 2016 U.S. Department of State 
(Please Note: This is simply a sampling of the media coverage for this event; we will continue to update this list.)
 

Official Remarks

Top Tier

New York Times - “Sweet Potato Experts Win World Food Prize” June 28, 2016.
http://news.trust.org/item/20160628194502-vcc06

Washington Post - “Developers of fortified food staple awarded World Food Prize” June 28, 2016.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/developers-of-fortified-food-staple-awarded-world-food-prize/2016/06/28/879c4f78-3d44-11e6-9e16-4cf01a41decb_story.html

National Geographic - “World Food Prize Winners: Why Sweet Potato Color Matters” by Tracie McMillan. June 28, 2016.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/people-and-culture/food/the-plate/2016/06/world-food-prize--why-sweet-potato-color-matters/

NPR - “How The Humble Orange Sweet Potato Won Researchers The World Food Prize” by Dan Charles.
http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/06/28/483905280/how-the-humble-orange-sweet-potato-won-researchers-the-world-food-prize

ABC News - “Developers of Fortified Food Staple Awarded World Food Prize” June 28, 2016. 
http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/developers-fortified-food-staple-awarded-world-food-prize-40187916

Reuters USA - “Sweet Potato Experts Win World Food Prize” by Isma’il Kushkush. June 28, 2016.
http://news.trust.org/item/20160628194502-vcc06

Daily Mail - “Developers of fortified food staple awarded World Food Prize” June 28, 2016.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/developers-of-fortified-food-staple-awarded-world-food-prize/2016/06/28/879c4f78-3d44-11e6-9e16-4cf01a41decb_story.html

CNBC Africa - “Sweet Potato Experts Win World Food Prize” June 28, 2016.
http://news.trust.org/item/20160628194502-vcc06

Des Moines Register - “10 Photos: 2016 World Food Prize Winners Announced” June 28, 2016.
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/picture-gallery/money/2016/06/28/10-photos-2016-world-food-prize-winners-announced/86466876/

Des Moines Register - “World Food Prize Winners Turn Food into Medicine” June 28, 2016. 
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2016/06/28/thursday-june-30-2016-presto-86457980-newsgate-finney-odonnells-summary-how-family-golf-tournament-started-22-years-ago-became-charitable-event-raised-more-than-1-million-local-charities-art-submitted-photos-sig-saturday-july-2-2016-presto-86457984/86427428/

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