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Borlaug Centennial Map

The Borlaug Centennial: Celebrating an agricultural and humanitarian hero
In honor of Norm, tell us how
you'll help feed the world.
Click on a city to view the responses or fill out the form below to share your own actions to help feed the world!

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Total Posts:
1,298

Jacob H.

DeWitt, IA, US

I pledge to inspire the youth of Iowa to take action and engage in a STEM career combatting global food insecurity! Together, we can feed the world.

Christopher Stevens

Ottawa, Ontario, CA

I will continue to educate my friends and family about the importance of agriculture to our world, and of science to making our world better.

mark

las angelas, CA, US

increase yields

Jeremy Grove

Cleveland, OH, US

I pledge to open the first agribusiness and bioscience program in Cleveland, OH. Students will have a global mindset while making local decisions on food and wellness.

Alyson Blackwelder

Old Fort, NC, US

To donate food to the food pantry close to my location, and help my community!

Kabao Lynhiavu

Nebo, NC, US

To crow my own plant, and donate to the community to help the hunger.

Brady Eischeid

Carroll, IA, US

I pledge to end world hunger by educating the next generation of students on the importance of agriculture and sustainability.

Israr Ahmad

Mansehra, KPK, PK

we need to do more and more innovative research in wheat crop for growing population.

HARPREET SINGH

Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, BR

I like & love to the agriculture farm for producing corps,which I was involved in my home country in India. Alaways I thinking from my high school life to still now,how can do possible to the sulouation of hungry from this world. It is possible only take care and share for devolopment agriculture plantation. And would be need free of taxes in the f...

Deb Seibert

Manheim, PA, US

Norman Borlaug’s ag science legacy continues with my high school agriculture students. Just brought our Ag Biotech students to DC to visit the Borlaug wheat research display at the US Botanic Garden. Will continue to highlight Dr. Borlaug's ag science research findings in my ag curriculum as a role model for the next generation of agriculturist!

Jared H.

Manheim, PA, US

I studied Borlaug in my high school agriculture class and the importance he had on modern agriculture. As an organic farmer and composter, I am committed to growing and producing high yielding crops while at the same time protecting the environment through by-product utilization.

Allyson B

Manheim, PA, US

In my high school Agriculture Biotechnology class I studied Norman Borlaug and his innovative techniques to save the world of hunger through his wheat crop. I plan to contribute to Mr. Borlaug’s mission to fight world hunger by educating my community about the importance of food to our nation and about sustainable agriculture methods.

Sarah G.

Manheim, PA, US

I will fight world hunger by educating the youth about the importance of sustainability. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. As a farmer, I will teach others how to be self-sufficent.

Grace Kensinger

Manheim, PA, US

I learned about Norman Borlaug in my agriculture biotechnology class in high school. I would like to help contribute to the fight against world hunger by supporting new agriculture biotechnology methods and conserving water.

Jon

Manheim, PA, US

Farming is an important part of the United States, and the world. I’m proud to be a farmer and attend a school that teaches agriculture. If it weren’t for farmers there wouldn’t be any food. Farming is also a big economy booster. Norman Borlaug was a big inspiration to not only me, but others who care about agriculture. He fought for something he d...

Alison Stoltzfus

Manheim, PA, US

I learned about Borlaug in my biotechnology class this year. After reading about him, I want to help fight world hunger. I will avoid wasting food, and encourage others to do the same. I will also continue to raise livestock and donate food to local food banks.

Jesse

Manheim, PA, US

In my biotechnology class, we have been learning and reading about Borlaug. As a crop farmer, I will do my best to raise crops to their best potential to help fight world hunger.

Jedd N

Manheim, PA, US

I am in an agriculture biotechnology class and have been studying Borlaug for the last few months. As an American farmer as well, I plan on helping to fight world hunger by trying my best to increase yields per acre to be able to grow more crops on less land.

Melissa

Manheim, PA, US

I plan to fight world hunger by growing food in our garden and share the extra food. I will not throw away the left over food that we have and I will also try to conserve water as much as possible.

Gwendolyn Snyder

Manheim, PA, US

I will fight world hunger by educating people, wasting less food, and donating to my local food bank. Also, I plan to continue breeding and raising Shropshire sheep.

Brooke Balmer

Elizabethtown, PA, US

I will fight hunger by wasting less food, growing more food, and donate to the local missions.

Madison

Epworth, IA, US

I plan to fight world hunger by having every president and ruler from every country meet every year. I will ask them their proportion of food and ask if their people need help. I will make each of the countries donate a pound of food for a day or a year. After they donate it, I will spread it around the country and give it to people who need it.

Kayla

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight world hunger by educating my classmates on the significance of hunger rights here in Iowa.

Carter

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight hunger by wasting less food.

Autumn

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight world hunger by sharing with friends and family members about hunger and try not to waste food.

Russell

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight hunger by not throwing away any food.

Lee

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight hunger by growing more food and saving leftovers.

Meghan

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight hunger by taking only what I need and not what I want. I will also donate what I can to the local missions.

Cory

Epworth, IA, US

I will help end hunger by making people more aware of waste and reduce waste to allow cheaper foods in other countries.

Jillian

Epworth, IA, US

I will help end world hunger by learning more about it and the countries where people are effected. Then I will spread the information to people by presenting and talking about the things I've learned.

Nick

Epworth, IA, US

To help end world hunger I will go to Africa and bring the people food to help end their struggles. I will also educate and encourage my friends and family to join me.

Brandon

Epworth, IA, US

To fight hunger, I will help run a food drive and teach people not to waste food.

Bryana

Epworth, IA, US

I plan to fight hunger by donating to the local food drives.

Madison

Epworth, IA, US

I will end world hunger by informing my friends and family about how wasting food can hurt us and others. I will also make less food so I don't throw a lot of it away. Every week I will donate one can of food to my local food bank.

Caleb

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight hunger by encouraging my friends to participate in our school's food drive.

Ben

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight hunger by taking what I need not what I want.

Missy

Epworth, IA, US

I will help fight hunger by donating as much as I can to food pantries, and also cut back on wasting any. I will also spread the word to at least 5 people and do my best to make a difference.

Hunter

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight hunger by telling my family and friends about all the problems.

Reid

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight hunger by not wasting my food.

Brian

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight hunger by donating to the food pantry.

Cody

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight hunger by making people aware of all the hunger problems in the world. Like how we have enough food but less fortunate people do not.

Maggie

Epworth, IA, US

I pledge to end world hunger by limiting my portion size and telling my classmates about what I've learned.

Kaitlyn

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight world hunger by organizing a group of people to try to make a difference. I want to see if I could get some of the food we have everyday to the people who need. it.

Cameron

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight hunger by giving food to people who really need it, more than I do.

Megan

Epworth, IA, US

I will help end hunger by not wasting any food and buy only what I will eat.

Macy Helle

Epworth, IA, US

I will fight hunger by educating my family and friends about hunger and have food and the right nutrition. I will try new things with others to help fight hunger.

Prof.ALI ABDALRAHMAN

CAiro, Nasr City, EG

Thank you

Maddie Page

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to dedicate my career to change.

Alexandra Hoey

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to raise awareness of food insecurity in my community along with changing some of my actions, keeping this issue in my mind.

Danny Tomaszewski

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to hydrate the world by conserving water at home so others can have my not used water.

Hannah Cipinko

Oberlin, OH, US

I pledge to be more aware of and modify my use of resources.

Sarah Dilz

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to conserve water and energy and to not waste food. I researched water sanitation in Equatorial Guinea.

Devon Holland

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to make an effort to raise awareness about world hunger and to do my share in contributing to the world effort.

Madison Clark

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to not waste food and to volunteer at food shelters that are giving people food to eat that they can't afford. And also to not eat fast food because of the obesity it's causing in the country of Poland I researched.

Rachel Modzelewski

Logan, OH, US

I pledge to continue to learn and spread awareness about food security.

Emily Starlin

Logan, OH, US

I pledge to make others aware of food insecurity.

Adam Newlon

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to raise awareness about hunger.

Harper Nelson

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to reduce food waste.

Charlie Mitchell

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to be the catalyst of raising awareness in my community.

Lindsey Imhoff

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to raise awareness about women's rights in foreign countries.

Zoe Kiourtsis

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to raise awareness and contribute help with the lack of education in the Bahamas.

Luisa Pace

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to continue to research ways to help end world hunger and get more people involved.

Grace Brethel

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to buy more locally grown food to stimulate the local economy.

Eileen Poe

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to raise awareness about food insecurity and to conserve food.

Libby Royer

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to raise awareness about world hunger.

Alyena Zerkel

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to be more aware of the countries that need help, and help promote actions for myself and others to assist them.

Jessica Turner

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to try and make a difference. I want to start by creating an awareness so we could all work together to end hunger. We can lower food waste and I can help more with distributing food at the World Food Bank.

Cameron Walker

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to not waste food.

Jillian Wade

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to stop wasting food and water.

Lindsey Meredith

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to raise awareness for world hunger.

Brett Karling

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to reduce my personal food waste and inform others about food waste. I also pledge to drive less and try to reduce my carbon footprint as much as possible.

Ally Hucek

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to help raise awareness in my community about world hunger.

Kylie White

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to donate my time to volunteering at local food banks. I will also pledge to raise hunger awareness.

Lynn Reese

Columbus, OH, US

I pledge to continue learning, teaching, and raising awareness.

Caleb Green

South Vienna, OH, US

I pledge to make a difference in my community by getting active and helping.

Jeremy Grove

Logan, OH, US

I pledge to develop the model agriscience and sustainability program in hopes of encouraging the next Borlaug to step up.

Fayza Rahman

Oberlin, OH, US

I pledge to continue to learn and share knowledge about food security in order to spread awareness.

Reyna LaRiccia

Oberlin, OH, US

I pledge to spread awareness about hunger issues.

Rachel Sanders

Springfield, OH, US

I pledge to encourage more of my students to take part in the World Food Prize Youth Institute. I pledge to foster their passions to raise awareness of food security locally and globally.

Alanna Miller

South Vienna, OH, US

"Be the change you wish to see in the world." I pledge to change things for people and places as well as discover a way to improve life for someone, somewhere.

Rhett Tom

Springfield, OH, US

I pledge to make a difference everyday and make the world a better place.

Wesley Sizemore

Springfield, OH, US

I pledge to do my part to improve the health and lives of the people I know.

Serenity Crowley

Oberlin, OH, US

I pledge to continue my research on how to solve the hunger crisis and to stay aware.

Jakob Faber

Oberlin, OH, US

I pledge to spread awareness about the small things we can all do to use energy more efficiently and effectively.

Joella Byron-Dixon

Oberlin, OH, US

I pledge to no longer waste my food or water, and to put a more conscious effort into being more efficient in every way possible.

Sam Wilson

Oberlin, OH, US

I pledge to make people more aware of issues going on around the world and give them the opportunity to make changes.

Lauren Wyatt

Oberlin, OH, US

I pledge to look into ways to improve the conditions of water in Haiti, that don't solely depend on money.

Mia Smith Baker

Oberlin, OH, US

I pledge to let more people in my community know about the problems going on in South Africa. I also would like to get people to try not to waste food and to know what precautions can be taken to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.

Eva Berndobler

Oberlin, OH, US

I pledge to save more energy in my home and also save water and food. I also want to really appreciate all that I have in this country and be grateful for everything.

Mariah Cox

Chillicothe, OH, US

I pledge to raise awareness about world hunger issues in Haiti. I hope to be able to influence others to become knowledgeable and pass the information on. One day hopefully everyone can do their part to end world hunger.

Katlin Vough

Oberlin, OH, US

I pledge to raise awareness for economic and agricultural growth within my community.

Donna Parrish

Oberlin, OH, US

I pledge to continue to encourage my students to learn about food security issues and to do primary document research to prepare scholarly papers for the Global Youth Institute. I pledge to inspire them to be the change for global food security by acting locally.

Julia Pepple

Wapakoneta, IN, US

I pledge to help those around me who are less fortunate. To donate to food drives and volunteer at a food pantry. To raise awareness of food insecurity at home, in my community, and hopefully around the world. To raise others up and always stay humble. Finally, I pledge to always be grateful for everything that I have and am capable of.

Paula Caskey

Ankeny, IA, US

I pledge to help other people understand why we need to get out of our America-only state of mind and help our neighbors out.

Bailey Caskey

Ankeny, IA, US

I pledge to spread the word of the issue at hand: world hunger. It needs to be known the lack of education in under developed countries can be a leading cause to food insecurity.

Shahla Salah [YPARD Pakistan Country Representative]

Karachi, Sindh, PK

We would like however to take this opportunity to encourage more of our country people to get involved to make this program [Y&FRA]successful. As the team of YPARDPak we are committed to promoting youth,young professionals, crop scientists and farmers and will continue to campaign on all matters that affect our farmer community and entire society.

Shahla Salah [YPARD Pakistan Country Representative]

Karachi, Sindh, PK

We are going to face serious challenges of food insecurity over the coming years that YPARD team is sure we will overcome the issue by giving the awareness of biotechnology to farmers through demonstration with the help of our scientist and agriculture experts. We would like however to take this opportunity to encourage more of our country people t...

Jamie Christiansen

Wyoming, IA, US

I pledge to educate youth about agriculture and how they can play a role in feeding our growing population. I also pledge to bring issue of hunger security into the classroom.

Varun Devatha

Springfield, IN, US

I will fight hunger by trying my hardest to develop my farm-to-market platform which will connect farmers with each other and to the world. Half of the money earned in the U.S. will go to the program in India which will teach farmers how to use the technology that will be distributed for free.

Heya Kaakeh

West Lafayette, IN, US

I plan to follow through with my research and find the polymer combination between the prickly pear cactus and aloe that creates a synergistic filtration effect. The filter I will develop will be both a precipitate and liquid that can be adapted to various amounts of water.

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