The World Food Prize Foundation

2021 Laureate Social Media Kit

Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted

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Born on the Caribbean island of Trinidad, Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted’s upbringing motivated her to pursue better nutrition for women and their children. While working at a research center in Bangladesh, she realized that there must be fundamental changes to food systems to meet nutrition needs. Thilsted will be awarded the 2021 World Food Prize for her life-saving work expanding the knowledge of the nutritional benefits of small fish and finding ways to incorporate this nutrient-dense food in the diets of many undernourished people. #FoodPrize21


 

Congratulations to Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted of Trinidad and Tobago and Denmark for her achievement in winning the 2021 World Food Prize! Dr. Thilsted is a trailblazer in the field of nutrition and food through her work creating nutritionally and culturally sensitive practices in aquaculture. Dr. Thilsted will be honored in Des Moines, IA, in October. #FoodPrize21


 

Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted will be awarded the 2021 World Food Prize this October in Des Moines, Iowa, for her improvement of aquatic food systems to deliver enhanced nutrition and resilient ecosystems. Dr. Thilsted’s tireless efforts to promote nutrition and incorporate fish into the diets of the most vulnerable has accelerated delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. #FoodPrize21


 

We are proud to announce that Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted of Trinidad and Tobago and Denmark will be awarded the 2021 World Food Prize for her pioneering work in the field of aquatic food systems. Her focus on nutrition-sensitive approaches has improved the diets of the most vulnerable people in Asia and Africa. Her work reaches from the farm level to the end consumers of small fish and fish-based foods, helping to nourish millions. #FoodPrize21


 

The work of Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted in the field of aquatic food systems is not only improving the diets of millions in Africa and Asia, but is helping to build more resilient ecosystems. This is crucial as we continue on toward reaching the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The World Food Prize is thrilled to present Dr. Thilsted with the 2021 World Food Prize during October’s WFPF events, in Des Moines, Iowa. #FoodPrize21

 

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Congratulations to our 2021 World Food Prize Laureate, Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted! Dr. Thilsted is recognized for developing holistic, nutrition-sensitive approaches to aquaculture and food systems. #FoodPrize21

This October, Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted will be awarded the $250,000 World Food Prize. Millions of people in Africa and Asia have benefited from her work in researching small fish, which has led to improved aquaculture practices. #FoodPrize21

Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted’s trailblazing research in the nutritional composition of fish has transformed the diets and livelihoods of millions and earned her the 2021 World Food Prize. #FoodPrize21


 

The influence of the 2021 WFP Laureate, Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, has shaped the way governments around the world improve nutrition and public health and make agricultural practices more sustainable. #FoodPrize21

The advancements in nutrition-sensitive aquatic food systems made by 2021 World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted will drive forward the UN SDGs. #FoodPrize21

We are excited to announce that Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted of Trinidad and Tobago and Denmark will be the 2021 World Food Prize Laureate. She will be honored in October during the WFPF week of events. #FoodPrize21

As the world makes strides towards the UN SDGs, Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, 2021 WFP Laureate, is a light of inspiration as her achievements are helping the world confront hunger and poverty. #FoodPrize21

Please help us celebrate our 2021 World Food Prize Laureate, the aquaculture scientist Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted! #FoodPrize21

 

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Congratulations to our 2021 WFP Laureate, Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted of Trinidad and Tobago and Denmark. Dr. Thilsted has dedicated her life’s work to building aquatic food systems, rejuvenating agro-ecosystems, and strengthening food and nutritional security. #FoodPrize21

   

“The potential of diverse and nutritious aquatic foods is ripe for harvesting, offering a path to produce sufficient food supply without increasing carbon emissions while reducing ecosystem stress and habitat loss,” said Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, the 2021 World Food Prize Laureate. The developments made by Thilsted are credited with enhancing nutrition for millions of people in Africa and Asia. #FoodPrize21

  

Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, the 2021 World Food Prize Laureate, is setting the agenda for nutrition-sensitive, holistic supply chain development for her research peers, national and global policy-makers and public and private sector actors. Her impact will continue to advance global food security and sustainability. #FoodPrize21

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