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2017 Laureate Announcement Media Coverage

2017 Laureate Announcement Media Coverage

June 26, 2017 U.S. Department of Agriculture
(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 - “World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president” June 26, 2017. https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/06/26/us/ap-us-world-food-prize.html?_r=0

Washington Post - “World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president” June 26, 2017. https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/world-food-prize-goes-to-african-development-bank-president/2017/06/26/97955d58-5a93-11e7-aa69-3964a7d55207_story.html?utm_term=.dba8bf92ac12

Reuters - “Future of African youth lies in agriculture, not Europe: food prize Laureate” June 26, 2017. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-africa-agriculture-prize-idUSKBN19H23O

Business Insider - “World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank President” June 26, 2017. http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-world-food-prize-goes-to-african-development-bank-president-2017-6

USA Today - “World Food Prize goes to Nigerian banking innovator” June 26, 2017. https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/agriculture/2017/06/26/world-food-prize-goes-nigerian-banking-innovator/424332001/

CNBC Africa - “AfDB’s Akinwumi Adesina named 2017 World Food Prize Laureate” June 26, 2017. https://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/western-africa/2017/06/26/afdbs-akinwumi-adesina-recognised-2017-world-food-prize-laureate/

Le Monde - “Akinwumi Adesina: C’est l’Afrique qui devrait nourrir le monde, pas l’inverse” June 26, 2017. http://www.lemonde.fr/afrique/article/2017/06/26/akinwumi-adesina-c-est-l-afrique-qui-devrait-nourrir-le-monde-pas-l-inverse_5151464_3212.html

BBC Africa - “Focus on Africa Broadcast” June 26, 2017. Broadcast

BBC News - “Africa agriculture pioneer wins 2017 World Food Prize” June 27, 2017
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-40374294

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