30 Aug 2016: Special lecture by 2014 World Food Prize Laureate Dr Sanjaya Rajaram at the University of Pretoria

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The DST/NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security & the University of Pretoria hosted a special lecture by 2014 World Food Prize Laureate Dr Sanjaya Rajaram

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UP's Prof Lise Korsten (right) introducing 2014 World Food Prize Laureate Dr Sanjaya Rajaram (left)

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2014 World Food Prize Laureate Dr Sanjaya Rajaram

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UP and CoE-FS delegation attending the special lecture by 2014 World Food Prize Laureate Dr Sanjaya Rajaram

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Prof Lise Korsten of UP and Principal Investigator for the CoE-FS research programme on Food Safety

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2014 World Food Prize Laureate, Dr Sanjaya Rajaram spoke on: "Feeding a hungry world - can Africa achieve the Sustainable Development Goals of 2030?"

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Dr Sanjaya Rajaram, an eminent plant scientist and international scholar, was honoured as the 2014 World Food Prize Laureate for his scientific research that contributed to the green revolution and led to a prodigious increase (by more than 200 million tonnes) in world wheat production.

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