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Food prize puts Kenyan researcher on global map—Kenya’s ‘Business Daily’ newspaper

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Andrew Mude (picture credit: Business Daily)

Even with the Tuesday announcement that he had won the award,
Andrew Mude, who holds a doctorate in economics,
remains a modest man committed to resolving the dilemma
that pastoral communities, especially in northern Kenya,
have endured for decades.

‘When he was named winner of the 2016 World Food Prize’s Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application this week, he could barely hold back his emotions, as the reality of his achievement hit home.

‘The sight of a humble man accepting recognition for years of hard work trying to improve the lives of thousands of people living in the arid and semi-arid parts of the country, brought tears to the eyes of many . . . at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) campus.

‘Even with the Tuesday announcement that he had won the award, Andrew Mude, who holds a…

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