The World Food Prize Foundation

Dr. Borlaug

Dr. Borlaug

In 1970 Norman E. Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for a lifetime of work to feed a hungry world. 

Nominate

Nominate

Nominations for the World Food Prize are accepted now through May 1. The World Food Prize has come to be known as the "Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture"

Visit: Public Tours

Visit: Public Tours

We are open to the public for tours, free of charge, on the following days and times unless noted.

Tuesdays: 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12-noon & 1:30 p.m. 
Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Borlaug Dialogue

Borlaug Dialogue

Save the date for the 2020 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium on October 14-16, 2020 in Downtown Des Moines

Youth Programs

Youth Programs

The Foundation's youth programs are widely recognized as the only youth programs of their kind in the United States and globally.

News

Posted Mar 24, 2020
Are you interested in nominating an individual for the World Food Prize, but have questions about the process? Would you like to find out whether your potential nominee is suitable, or...
Posted Mar 16, 2020
Due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19, effective immediately, The Norman E. Borlaug Hall of Laureates will discontinue public tours and will close the facility to the public until at least...
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