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THE WORLD FOOD PRIZE HALL OF LAUREATES BUILDING is open to the public for tours, free of charge, on the following days and times unless otherwise noted here.

Tuesdays: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Please call 515-245-3735 with questions or to schedule a large group tour or event.
 

 

nominations for the world food prize will be accepted now through May 1. The World Food Prize has come to be known as the "Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture" and aims to recognize and inspire breakthrough achievements in feeding the world. This $250,000 prize is awarded to individuals who have improved the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. Details are now available in six languages... more

 


Dr. Borlaug   Youth Programs   Events

In 1970 Norman E. Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for a lifetime of work to feed a hungry world. Although a scientist with outstanding contributions, perhaps Dr. Borlaug's greatest achievement was his unending struggle to integrate the various streams of agricultural research into viable technologies and convince political leaders to bring these advances to fruition... Learn more about Dr. Borlaug's life...

 

THE iowa youth institute and other youth institutes across the country will take place this spring. These programs allow students to explore food, agriculture and global issues; present solutions; and interact with top academic and business leaders. The Global Youth Institute, Borlaug-Ruan International Internship and Wallace-Carver Fellowship also provide students with pathways into STEM education. Learn more and participate... 

 

THE 2014 "BORLAUG DIALOGUE" INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, took place Oct. 15-17, in Des Moines, Iowa and gathered leaders from around the world to discuss "The Greatest Challenge in Human History: Can we sustainably feed 9 billion people by 2050?" Through our website, you can watch videos of the keynotes and panels, read transcripts from past years, and more. Details here.

 

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