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Ejeta accepts Food Prize award - DesMoinesRegister.com
Posted On 10/17/2009 04:00:05 by ethiomeetreporter
But he said boosting crop production will "require an uncommon recognition of the empowerment of local people, local institutions and local governments."Ejeta, who was raised by illiterate parents in a thatch hut, discovered ways to dramatically increase yields of an African staple crop, sorghum, by[Read More at: Ejeta accepts Food prize award - DesMoinesRegister.com]... Read More



Sorghum Master Gebisa Ejeta Wins 2009 World Food Prize - Environment...
Posted On 10/16/2009 12:00:05 by ethiomeetreporter
DES MOINES, Iowa, October 16, 2009 (ENS) - The 2009 World Food prize has been awarded to Dr. Gebisa Ejeta of Ethiopia, whose sorghum hybrids resistant to drought and the devastating Striga weed have increased the production and availability of sorghum, one of the world's five principal grains,and en[Read More at: Sorghum Master Gebisa Ejeta Wins 2009 World Food prize - Environment News Service]... Read More



Ethiopian Sorghum Breeder Wins 2009 World Food Prize - Voice of America
Posted On 10/15/2009 12:00:05 by ethiomeetreporter
The 2009 World Food prize has been awarded to Gebisa Ejeta, an Ethiopian-born plant scientist at Purdue University. The private, $250,000 award -- presented at ceremonies in Des Moines, Iowa, October 15th -- is given annually to people who have helped address the world's food needs. This year's pr[Read More at: Ethiopian Sorghum Breeder Wins 2009 World Food prize - Voice of America]... Read More



Ethiopian scientist wins World Food Prize for sorghum - USA Today
Posted On 10/14/2009 22:00:04 by ethiomeetreporter
to create a form of sorghum that yields five to 10 times higher than traditionally grown sorghum.
Most Americans would know sorghum as the small, round yellow seeds commonly found in birdseed. It's actually the second most important feed crop in the USA, mainly given to cattle and poultry and grown[Read More at: Ethiopian scientist wins World Food prize for sorghum - USA Today]... Read More



Dr. Catherine Hamlin of Ethiopia is awarded the "Alternative Nobel"...
Posted On 10/14/2009 14:00:05 by ethiomeetreporter
Catherine Hamlin came to Ethiopia from Australia in 1959 to work as an obstetrician and gynaecologist at a hospital in Addis Ababa. With her husband Reginald she pioneered the surgical treatment of obstetric fistula. The Hamlins built their own hospital in Addis, where women are treated free of char[Read More at: Dr. Catherine Hamlin of Ethiopia is awarded the "Alternative Nobel" prize - Nazret.com]... Read More



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