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Dr. Borlaug   Hall of Laureates   News & Features

In 1970 Norman E. Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for a lifetime of work to feed a hungry world. Although a scientist with outstanding contributions, perhaps Dr. Borlaug's greatest achievement was his unending struggle to integrate the various streams of agricultural research into viable technologies... more

 

THE WORLD FOOD PRIZE HALL OF LAUREATES is open to the public for tours, free of charge, on most Tuesdays (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)  Saturdays (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.) and Sundays (Noon - 3 p.m.). Please call 515-245-3735 for open house dates. Click here for more information.
 

 


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THE 2014 "BORLAUG DIALOGUE" INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, will take place Oct. 15-17, in Des Moines, Iowa and will gather leaders from around the world to discuss "The Greatest Challenge in Human History: Can we sustainably feed 9 billion people by 2050?" Details here.

 

DR. PER PINSTRUP-ANDERSEN, the 2001 World Food Prize Laureate, was celebrated last month during the "New Directions in the Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition Festschrift," an event that marked his retirement from a distinguished 40-year career in food policy and research. More...

 

 

THE GLOBAL YOUTH INSTITUTE and Borlaug-Ruan International Internship programs are widely recognized as the only youth programs of their kind in the United States and globally, allowing high school students to interact with, and work alongside, international leaders in science, industry and policy working to end hunger...more

 

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