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April 2014

Apr 11
Iowa Youth Institute Triples in Size to Host Over 350 HS Students and Teachers

The World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute is growing rapidly into a model STEM program, reaching and inspiring students statewide to fight hunger in their hometowns and to explore STEM career paths. Students will participate in engaging activities and interact with the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, ISU President Leath, and 2010 World Food Prize Laureate Jo Luck.


March 2014

Mar 27
The World Food Prize Honors CIMMYT with Borlaug Medallion as part of Norman Borlaug Centennial Celebration

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center carries forward Borlaug’s legacy at the forefront of agricultural research

Mar 25
Norman Borlaug’s Statue Installed Today in US Capitol on 100th Anniversary of his Birth

The agricultural scientist and hunger fighter is credited with saving more lives than anyone who has ever lived. Other global celebrations in Mexico, Washington DC, Iowa.

Mar 14
Media Details: Covering the Borlaug Centennial and Statue Unveiling

American Hero Norman Borlaug’s Statue to be Unveiled in U.S. Capitol
Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Iowa Agricultural Scientist and Hunger Fighter Norman Borlaug will be celebrated on the 100th anniversary of his birth, National Ag Day


February 2014

Feb 26
World Food Prize Founder Norman Borlaug to be Enshrined in U.S. Capitol on March 25 on his Centennial

World Food Prize launches website to engage people around the globe in furthering Borlaug’s legacy


January 2014

Jan 5
Bufett: Another View - Finding Hope in a Hungry World

We have the ability to grow more food, but we need leaders and the will to make it happen.

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