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Gebisa Ejeta


In this video Gebisa Ejeta introduces his work and discusses his most exciting current projects.

Gebisa Ejeta is a world-leading, award-winning plant scientist developing drought-resistant crops for Africa. He has experienced hunger first-hand, during his childhood in Ethiopia, and is now an adviser to President Barack Obama, as well as being a World Food Prize Laureate and Distinguished Professor at Purdue University, USA. He spoke to A C Grayling about addressing the current food crisis in the Horn of Africa and abolishing famine worldwide.

BBC World Service

Exchanges at the Frontier with Gebisa Ejeta was recorded at Wellcome Collection on 8 December 2011 and was first broadcast on the World Service on 24 December 2011.

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