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December 2009

Dec 22
2004 Laureate Monty Jones to head Global Forum for Agricultural Research

 Monty Jones to head Global Forum for Agricultural Research

 

November 2009

Nov 19
Laureate Spotlight: Gurdev Khush

November 19, 2009 - Gurdev Khush: Rice for a hungry world

Nov 18
UPDATED: 2009 Laureate Ejeta given nation's highest honor by Ethiopian President, meets with Prime Minister

UPDATED November 18, 2009 - 2009 Laureate Ejeta receives Ethiopia's highest honor, meets with Ethiopian President and Prime Minister
 

Nov 18
Five World Food Prize Laureates urge focus on ag at Copenhagen climate change conference

November 18, 2009 - Five World Food Prize Laureates urge focus on ag at Copenhagen climate change conference

Nov 16
World Food Prize Foundation signs 100-year lease on former library building

November 16, 2009 - World Food Prize signs 100-year lease on former Des Moines library building 

 

October 2009

Oct 27
Video and transcripts from 2009 Borlaug Dialogue available now

October 14, 2009 - Video and transcripts from 2009 Borlaug Dialogue available now

Oct 15
Bill Gates address 2009 Borlaug Dialogue - watch the video

October 19, 2009 - Bill Gates addresses 2009 Borlaug Dialougue

Oct 14
World Food Prize dedicates $29.8 million Hall of Laureates in honor of Norman Borlaug

October 19, 2009 - $29.8 million Hall of Laureates dedicated in honor of Norman Borlaug

Oct 13
Iowans contribute $8.72 million to fight against hunger

Thank you for supporting the third annual Iowa Hunger Summit

 

September 2009

Sep 25
Bill Gates, global ag leaders, UN agency heads gather to honor legacy of Borlaug

September 23, 2009 - Borlaug Dialogue will feature over 45 speakers from more than 15 countries addressing food’s link to global security

Sep 22
Norman Borlaug discusses famine's persistence with WSJ in one of his final interviews

September 22, 2009 - Norman Borlaug talks famine, Nobel Prize with Wall Street Journal in one of his final interviews

Sep 21
Iowa Public Television features Borlaug, World Food Prize

Remembering the Father of the Green Revolution

Sep 17
Norman Borlaug memorial to be held October 6 at Texas A & M

Memorial Service of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug

Sep 14
Tributes to Norman Borlaug from around the world

UPDATED September 22, 2009 - Tributes to Dr. Norman E. Borlaug from around the world

Sep 12
World Food Prize Founder and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Norman Borlaug dies at age 95

“Father of the Green Revolution” Dr. Norman Borlaug Dies at Age 95

Sep 1
World Food Prize to take possession of former Des Moines public library building

World Food Prize Foundation to take possession of former Des Moines public library building
 

 

August 2009

Aug 5
Iowa senators introduce legislation to designate Borlaug home a National Historic Site

Iowa Senators Grassley and Harkin introduce legislation to designate Borlaug home National Historic Site

Aug 3
World Food Prize Foundation mourns the loss of Council of Advisors member Corazon Aquino

August 3, 2009 - World Food Prize Foundation mourns the loss of
Council of Advisors member Corazon Aquino
 

 

July 2009

Jul 31
Borlaug in Wall Street Journal: Farmers Can Feed the World

July 31, 2009 - Borlaug: Farmers Can Feed the World

Jul 30
1994 World Food Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

July 30, 2009 - 994 Laureate Muhammad Yunus named recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom

Jul 6
Former Council of Advisors member Robert McNamara dies at age 93

July 6, 2009 - Former Council of Advisors member Robert McNamara dead at age 93

 

June 2009

Jun 16
Vision Iowa Board grants $2 million to Hall of Laureates

June 16, 2009 - Vision Iowa Board grants $2 million to Hall of Laureates

Jun 12
Highlights of the 2009 World Food Prize Laureate announcement ceremony

Ethiopian scientist named 2009 Laureate

 

May 2009

May 11
Secretary of State Clinton to preside over 2009 World Food Prize Laureate announcement

May 11, 2009 - 2009 Laureate Announcement Ceremony

May 11
Hoover-Wallace Dinner honors Senators Grassley and Harkin; raises $56,425 for internships

2009 Hoover-Wallace Dinner Honors Senators Grassley and Harkin
Senators Tom Harkin and Chuck Grassley are honored at the Sixth Annual Hoover-Wallace Dinner

 

April 2009

Apr 14
World Food Prize co-sponsors Global Agricultural Development and Food Security Symposium

UPDATED April 14, 2009 - World Food Prize co-sponsors Global Agricultural Development and Food Security symposium

Apr 5
Borlaug, U.S. Sen, Lugar: A new green revolution

April 6, 2009 - Borlaug/Lugar: A new green revolution

 

March 2009

Mar 16
World Food Prize receives $100,000 Legacy Grant from Prairie Meadows

Fundraising for Hall of Laureates continues to build momentum, near goals

Mar 4
Dr. Norman Borlaug to celebrate 95th birthday on March 25

Dr. Norman E. Borlaug to celebrate 95th birthday

 

February 2009

Feb 9
Dahl Trust pledges $500,000 to Hall of Laureates

World Food Prize receives $500,000 pledge from
Dahl Trust for Hall of Laureates

Feb 2
World Food Prize Foundation announced as finalist for Des Moines Register's Aurora Award

February 2, 2009 - World Food Prize Foundation finalist for Aurora Award

Feb 2
Chairman Emeritus John Ruan celebrates 95th birthday

February 2, 2009 - Chairman Emeritus John Ruan celebrates 95th birthday

 

January 2009

Jan 28
1996 Laureate Gurdev Khush makes donation to Punjab Agricultural University

January 28, 2009 - 1996 Laureate Khush makes large donation to Punjab Agricultural University

 

Jan 14
Ambassador Quinn receives Army Air Medal; likely the first civilian to receive military honor

UPDATED January 19, 2009 - Ambassador Kenneth Quinn receives Air Medal

Jan 5
Ambassador Quinn delivers ISU commencement address; receives honor Doctor of Humane Letters

January 5, 2009 - Foundation president delivers Iowa State University commencement address; receives honorary Doctor of Humane Letters

 
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