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Dr. Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina is the the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.

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Opinion: Climate, Environment, Food Security & Nutrition

In a World of Rising Conflict, We Must Cultivate the Fields to Grow Peace: An Open Letter from World Food Prize Laureates

Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Philip Nelson, Gebisa Ejeta, David Beckmann, Jan W. Low, Howarth Bouis, Maria Andrade, Akinwumi Adesina, Lawrence Haddad, Shakuntala Thilsted, Cynthia Rosenzweig & Heidi Kuhn

Global: Hunger and conflict are deeply intertwined. To ensure lasting peace, governments and businesses must invest in food and agriculture.

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