The Chicago Council on Global Affairs Expands Program to Support a Renewed U.S. Focus on Global Agricultural Development; Names Several World Food Prize Laureates to Advisory Group
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant Will Fund the Three-Year Initiative
2001 World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Per Pinstrup-Andersen releases new book on human health and nutrition barriers in Africa.
PBS NewsHour interviews 2010 World Food Prize Laureate David Beckmann, on hunger issues
Travel writer Rick Steves describes his experience at the 2010 World Food Prize events
World Food Prize Laureate M.S. Swaminathan publishes 9th book, officially released by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah speaks at the 2010 World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue.
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Mohammad Yunus to Receive Congressional Gold Medal, Become One of Seven People to Earn Top Three U.S. Civilian Awards
Amb. Kenneth M. Quinn featured as humanitarian leader
Norman Borlaug honored with CRDF's George Brown Award
Ejeta Named Science Envoy; Will help implement U.S. global engagement in science and technology
Borlaug Dialogue events will draw more than 1,000 experts and leaders from over 65 countries
McGovern, Harkin, others inducted into USDA Hall of Heroes
Bertini to Lead Syracuse's International Relations program
Honorary degree to be awarded on Oct. 7.
The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) has appointed 15 world-class experts to form the Steering Committee that will lead its new advisory body, the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE).
Norman E. Borlaug Medallion presented to former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan for his international leadership and bringing attention to the issue of global food security.
College students gain experience working at the World Food Prize - including two former Borlaug-Ruan interns returned from overseas work
The first Niigata International Food Award honors 2004 World Food Prize Laureates Dr. Monty Jones and Dr. Yuan Longping.
Purdue University honors 2007 World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Philip E. Nelson in day-long symposium and dedication of the "Philip E. Nelson Hall of Food Science" building.
The World Food Prize partnered in organizing this inaugural event, at which Roger Beachy of USDA was joined by 2009 Laureate Gebisa Ejeta and other eminent agricultural leaders to discuss importance of agricultural science and research
As announced at the U.S. Department of State on June 16, the 2010 World Food Prize recognizes NGO leaders and grassroots efforts in fighting hunger
NGO leaders David Beckmann of Bread for the World and Jo Luck of Heifer International will share the $250,000 World Food Prize, as announced at a ceremony featuring U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, and USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah
June 1, 2010 - World Food Prize president delivers Borlaug Memorial Lecture at wheat conference in Russia
May 17, 2010 - 1994 Laureate Yunus delivers Duke University commencement, urges students to serve others
May 17, 2010 - 2009 Laureate Ejeta inspires Purdue grads, tells them anything is possible through hard work
May 11, 2010 - 2010 World Food Prize Laureate to be announced June 16 at State Department
April 27, 2010 - USAID Administrator references 2009 Laureate Ejeta in testimony before Senate Foreign Relations Committee
April 15, 2010 - World Food Prize Foundation partners with Chicago Council for Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security
UPDATED April 7, 2010 - World Food Prize Foundation honors Sasakawa Family, Nippon Foundation
World Food Prize Foundation president joins tribute to Norman Borlaug in Ciudad Obregón, Mexico
March 31, 2010 - U.S. Department of State's eJournal USA: 21st-Century Agriculture focuses on World Food Prize Laureates, the legacy of Norman Borlaug
March 16, 2009 - World Food Prize receives $100,000 Legacy Grant from Prairie Meadows
March 12, 2010 - B. R. Barwale: Entrepreneur and Humanitarian
March 10, 2010 - Juice magazine profiles World Food Prize staffers: "one of the coolest, most influential jobs in Des Moines"
March 3, 2010 - 2003 Laureate Catherine Bertini to headline
International Women's Day event in Seattle
February 25, 2010 - 1999 Laureate Walter Plowright dies at age 86
February 25, 2010 - Iowa Senate votes unanimously to place statue of
World Food Prize Founder Norman Borlaug in US Capitol
March 4, 2010 - Ambassador Kenneth Quinn pays tribute to Borlaug, visits internship sites on trip to India
Noted businessman and philanthropist established World Food Prize Foundation in Des Moines
January 13, 2010 - Renowned sustainability expert Louise Fresco
joins Council of Advisors
University of Amsterdam professor and former FAO official a leader in global ag issues