World Food Prize Laureates Share Lessons on the Promotion of Nutritious Crops

Speaking at a World Food Prize breakout session called ‘Farmers, food and the future: vegetable seeds for a healthier world’, Low said, “I think we’re all learning the same lessons.”

“The International Potato Center didn’t start to really make progress with orange-fleshed sweetpotato until we began breeding in Africa for Africa, because the African environment is incredibly diverse and difficult, and I think it is the same for vegetables.”

This and more was shared by 2019 World Food Prize Laureate Simon Groot and Jan Low, one of the four 2016 Laureates.

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