World Food Prize Current Affairs, GK & News
On June 11, the Indian American soil scientist Dr Rattan Lal has won the World Food Prize for mainstreaming and developing soil centric approach in order to increase food production. Highlights Dr Lal’s strategy of restoring soil health has been adopted by three United Nations Climate Change Conferences. Techniques of Dr Lal Dr Lal has ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
The 2018 World Food Prize will be awarded to two men who have dedicated their careers to improving the availability of nutritious food for pregnant women and children in an effort to reduce the effects of malnutrition in developing countries. These are Dr. Lawrence Haddad and Dr. David Nabarro. Both will split the $250,000 award ..
Israeli scientist Daniel Hillel bagged World Food Prize 2012. His work and motivation has contributed in bridging the divisions and spreading peace and understanding in the Middle East by enhancing a breakthrough achievement. His work is relevant for agriculture-dominated economies.He conceived and implemented the method of micro-irrigation, which maximizes the efficaciousness of water usage in ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Agronomists • Awards • Borlaug Award • Fellows of the Royal Society • Green Revolution • Learned societies • M. S. Swaminathan • Mexican Academy of Sciences • National academies • Norman Borlaug • Rockefeller Foundation • World Food Prize