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Irrigation Pioneer Wins World Food Prizei
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Steve Baragona
October 16, 2012 6:24 PM
A pioneer who made arid lands bloom is the recipient of this year's prestigious World Food Prize. Daniel Hillel developed drip irrigation techniques that squeeze the most crop out of a drop of water, making farming possible in places where water is scarce. VOA's Steve Baragona reports.

Irrigation Pioneer Wins World Food Prize

Published October 16, 2012

A pioneer who made arid lands bloom is the recipient of this year's prestigious World Food Prize. Daniel Hillel developed drip irrigation techniques that squeeze the most crop out of a drop of water, making farming possible in places where water is scarce. VOA's Steve Baragona reports.


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