November 27, 2021

World Food Prize

Shakuntala Thilsted (right) with 2020 World Food Prize Laureate Rattan Lal (left) in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Finn Thilsted.

WorldFish scientist receives “Nobel Prize for Food & Agriculture”

Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, Global Lead for Nutrition and Public Health at WorldFish, received today the 2021 World Food Prize for her groundbreaking research, critical insights and landmark innovations in developing nutrition-sensitive approaches to aquatic food systems, including fisheries and aquaculture, and integrated food production from land and water. Thilsted is the first woman of