Evangelina Villegas

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Mexican biochemist laureated with the 2000 World Food Prize.

Why Is Evangelina Villegas Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Evangelina Villegas was a Mexican cereal biochemist whose work with maize led to the development of quality protein maize . She and her colleague from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center , Surinder Vasal, shared the 2000 World Food Prize for this achievement. Villegas was the first woman to ever receive the World Food Prize.

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