The World Food Prize Foundation

2016 World Food Prize Week Media Coverage

2016 World Food Prize Week Coverage

News surrounding the 2016 World Food Prize was included in articles around the world. Below is a sampling of the coverage.

Top Tier:

FT: This is Africa: Let Food Fuel Africa's Development

Thomson Reuters: How we saved climate-smart seeds from the conflict in Syria

Financial Times: Agricultural growth in emerging markets is falling short of global goals

BBC News: Sweet potato Vitamin A research wins World Food Prize

Reuters: Private sector seed distribution vital for food security, World Food Prize delegates say

All Africa: Holding Back Women in Science Puts Brakes on Development

Huffington Post: A Breakthrough Year for Biofortification



Des Moines Register: World Food Prize grows tall in 30 years

Des Moines Register: International speakers slated for World Food Prize

Des Moines Register: Borlaug's dream is within reach in Africa

Des Moines Register: The view from Iowa: The fight against hunger needs all of us

Iowa Public Radio: In Historic Move, World Food Prize Honors a Four-Laureate Team

Iowa Public Radio: World Bank Leader Says Investing In Children Is Critical For All

Radio Iowa: Four to receive 2016 World Food Prize

Des Moines Register: Private-sector investment is key to combating hunger and climate change

Des Moines Register: Bayer, Monsanto argue that merger will benefit Iowa farmers

WHO TV: Food Prize goes to biofortification

Additional Coverage:

DuPont: Amb. Quinn: Race to Food Security Requires Research-Driven Innovations

Iowa Farm Bureau: Iowa farmers honor World Food Prize Week by embracing innovation, diversity to bring more food choices to hungry Iowans

Capital Public Radio: World Food Prize Laureate Digs Into Food Security

Daily Iowegian: Borlaug Fall Seminar Monday, Oct. 17

World News: World Food Prize Winner to Speak at DMACC (Des Moines Area Community College)

Maxwell School: Syracuse University: Bertini gives World Food Day Lecture at UC Davis

Chillwall: World Food Prize Breakfast

Ames Tribune: World Food Prize Laureates gather for ISU lecture

Environment Guru: Purdue launches postharvest initiative at World Food Prize meeting

Farming First: Kenneth M. Quinn: 30 Heroes for 30 Years of the World Food Prize

Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition: The Global Panel discusses its new Report at this year’s World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium

World Food Center: UC Davis students awarded top prizes for World Food Day Video Challenge

Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network: World Food Prize’s Borlaug Dialogue begins Wednesday

DMACC: World Food Prize Winner to Speak at DMACC

Farm Futures: No-till farmer from Argentina wins Kleckner Award

University of California: Rising to the challenge: World Food Day video prizes awarded

Pork Network: Iowa soybean farmers talk about sustainability during World Food Prize week

Purdue University: Purdue launches postharvest initiative at World Food Prize meeting

Quality Assurance Mag: Purdue launches postharvest initiative at World Food Prize meeting

Disaspora Messenger: Kenyan man receives Borlaug Award at World Food Prize symposium

St. John News: Area student grows plants without soil

African Times: Kenyan receives Borlaug Award at World Food Prize symposium

Thomas Rueters Foundation News: Private sector seed distribution vital for food security, World Food Prize delegates say

dtn The Progressive Farmer: Productivity and Sustainability Global Harvest Initiative Examines Down Cycle in Annual Ag Productivity Report

Feedstuffs: Purdue launches postharvest initiative PH student to attend Global Youth Institute in Des Moines

Pork Network: "Lead with your ethics--facts by themselves won't work”

Benzinga: Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research and Borlaug Dialogue Attendees Celebrate New $100,000 National Academy of Sciences Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences

AgriPulse: Vilsack: Embrace science to address global food security

Chicago Council: 1,000 Days at the World Food Prize

Farm Forum: Dr. Kevin Folta honored at the 2016 Borlaug CAST Communication Award Ceremony Sweet potato Vitamin A research emerges winner

Food.Mic: This award-winning sweet potato could be the answer to the world's hunger crisis

Swarajya: How The Vitamin-Enriched Sweet Potato Can Lead To Health Benefits For Millions

Food and Wine: Super Sweet Potatoes Win World Food Prize

EurekAlert: CGIAR scientists awarded the prestigious World Food Prize

National Catholic Reporter: World Food Prize winners receiving award for efforts to biofortify foods

Iowa State Daily: Congratulations to the 2016 World Food Prize Laureates

Relief Web: Feed the Future Progress Report 2016 : Growing Prosperity for a Food-Secure Future

Ag Web: Nourishment Takes Precedent in the 21st-Century Fight Against Food Insecurity

Ag Web: Thinking Outside The Ballot Box: How Your Vote Could Affect World Hunger

Ag Web: Cultivating Conversations: Dr. Kevin Folta Wins Award for Talking to Consumers about Ag

Ag Professional: Borlaug CAST Award Winner Says 'Lead With Your Ethics'

Genetic Resource Library: Kevin Folta, Borlaug CAST Communication Award winner: ‘Lead with your ethics’ 6 ways to build trust with a concerned consumer

Who TV: Borlaug Foundation Reaches Out At World Food Prize

Medical News: Four CGIAR researchers win World Food Prize for improving nutrition and health

Nacs online: Kellog to create 3 billion better days

KCRG: Borlaug Foundation reaches out at World Food Prize

Ag Web: African Development Bank Dedicated to Ending Malnutrition

Thomas Rueters Foundation: Wheat training foundation offers hope to end rural poverty

Nyasa Times: Joyce Banda earns ADB president praise, attends 2016 World Food Prize event in USA

Iowa State University: Partnerships key to solving food challenges

Agwired: 30th World Food Prize Laureates Honoured

Care2: How scientists enriched sweet potatoes to improve the health of millions

Cornell Chronicle: Symposium honors food prize winners, biofortification work

Food Ingredients 1st: World Food Prize for Sweet Potato Biofortification Scientists

DTN Progressive Farmer: Sharing Development Rights

AgWired: Bayer exec keynotes at FoodPrize16

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Tackle food insecurity with homegrown education, Food Prize delegates say

AgWired: New NAS prize for food & ag research

Farm Futures: Vilsack shares concerns about global food security

© 2024 The World Food Prize Foundation. All Rights Reserved.