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Israeli scientist will receive the World Food Prize

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

An Israeli scientist credited with reaching across political and ethnic boundaries to improve agriculture will receive the World Food Prize.

Daniel Hillel developed a drip irrigation method that conserves water while allowing food to be grown in some of the world's driest climates.

Hillel will receive his prize in October in Des Moines.

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