‘Nobel for food’ winner Simon Groot urges ailing world to eat more vegetables
Boost crop varieties to tackle malnutrition, says Simon Groot, seed breeder and World Food Prize winner
London — With poor diet topping smoking as a health hazard, the world must put good nutrition over empty calories, especially in emerging Asian economies, according to the winner of a prestigious global prize dubbed the “Nobel for food”.
Seed breeder Simon Groot, 84, whose family has cultivated seeds for hundreds of years – said the world must tackle malnutrition by boosting vegetable and crop varieties...
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