2021 World Food Prize Laureate

Asian Aquaculture Researcher Recognized for Nutritional Work in Asia, Africa

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By  Chris Clayton , DTN Ag Policy Editor
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2021 World Food Prize laureate Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted has concentrated her work on increasing the micronutrients and fatty acids from aquaculture in Asia and Africa. Her work is credited with helping improve the nutrition of millions of people. (Courtesy photo)
Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted is the 51st World Food Prize laureate and the first Asian woman to be awarded the prize. In her work, Thilsted concentrated on small-fish species and the micronutrients they provide. She helped establish more sustainable aquaculture...

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