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2019 Laureate Announcement

Simon N. Groot

The 2019 Laureate Announcement Ceremony was held on June 10, 2019 at the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C. The 2019 Laureate was Simon Groot, recognized for his transformative role in empowering millions of smallholder farmers in more than 60 countries to earn greater incomes through enhanced vegetable production, benefiting  hundreds of millions of consumers with greater access to nutritious vegetables for healthy diets.

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