World Food Prize Lecture: Dr. Pedro Sanchez

Wednesday, October 15 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Kent Campus Center, Hubbell Hall I 701 N C St, Indianola, IA 50125, USA

Simpson College welcomes Dr. Pedro Sanchez who will deliver the 2014 World Food Prize Lecture.  Dr. Sanchez will deliver his lecture entitled "Africa: from Basket Case to Bread Basket"  focusing on the information that Food security is improving along with economic growth. 

Dr. Pedro A. Sanchez was recognized as the 2002 World Food Prize Laureate and has made a major contribution to preserving our delicate ecosystem.  He has accomplished this by pioneering ways to restore fertility to some of the world’s poorest and most degraded soils.  Dr. Sanchez has continued to offer great hope to all those struggling to survive on marginal lands around the world.

This event is free and open to the public. 

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