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Pedro A. Sanchez
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Pedro A. Sanchez is Director of the Agriculture and Food Security Center of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He is also the recipient of the 2002 World Food Prize, a 2004 MacArthur fellowship and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

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5 Fertilizer Facts That Dispel the Myths

(5) Comments | Posted August 14, 2015 | 12:31 PM

Soil has seen its place in the sun this year, with the United Nations having declared 2015 the International Year of Soils and continued scientific research showing the importance of healthy soils as a key component of our food system.

Looking forward, the world is faced with a colossal...

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How to Triple Food Production in Africa

(11) Comments | Posted March 19, 2013 | 8:47 AM

Every March since 1973, the Agriculture Council of America has organized National Agriculture (Ag) Day, which recognizes and celebrates all that we've gained by advances in agricultural technology. Because agriculture has become a global enterprise, today on National Ag Day, I want to bring a perspective from Africa, a...

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