This year’s winners include activists who went undercover to expose corruption, and community leaders who strove to achieve safe environments for their people and fought for their rights, often at great personal risk.
Julie Mollins –
In South Asia, where population pressures pose a significant food security challenge, growing at least two crops per year boosts productivity, writes International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre's Julie Mollins.
Laura Tuck –
Water scarcity can spark bitter conflict, but effective resource management and resilience policies can help countries avoid water scarcity and boost economic growth, says World Bank Group vice president for sustainable development Laura Tuck.
El Hassan bin Talal
and Sundeep Waslekar –
Unless water resources are managed with extraordinary care, the consequences could be devastating, say Prince El Hassan bin Talal, distinguished member of the Global High Level Panel on Water and Peace, and Sundeep Waslekar, president of Strategic Foresight Group.
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