Tag: world food prize

How innovation & technology can help end hunger in Africa

Africa has set an ambitious target of halving poverty and ending hunger by 2025. To share insights into how the continent can capitalise on science to achieve this, food Scientist and co-winner of the 2016 World Food Prize, Maria Isabel Andrade, joins CNBC Africa for more.

Potatoes: Winning ticket for African agriculture?

Ahead of the 11th Triennial Conference of the African Potato Association happening in Kigali this season, we spoke to World Food Prize Co-Laureate and Principal Scientist for the International Potato Center on how Sweet Potatoes and other varieties of the root vegetable could be the solution for many of Africa's food security and agricultural woes.