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2019 World Food Prize Week News Coverage

2019 World Food Prize Week

News surrounding the 2019 World Food Prize was included in articles around the world. Below is a sampling of the coverage.

Top Tier:

US Department of State: Public Schedule

https://www.state.gov/public-schedule-october-15-2019/

The Des Moines Register: To achieve peace through agriculture, empower farmers to address climate change:

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/2019/10/14/opinion-we-should-pay-farmers-adopt-climate-change-fixes/3973972002/

The Des Moines Register: How 5 'mistakes' by Iowan Ken Quinn ultimately made the World Food Prize world- class:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.desmoinesregister.com/in-depth/news/2019/10/14/how-ken-quinn-made-the-world-food-prize-the-nobel-peace-prize-for-agriculture/2425135001/&ct=ga&cd=CAAYADIaZTM2YjU1YzBhYjVlZmQzYjpjb206ZW46VVM&usg=AFQjCNHXsxsDNQSBuX8XQQRjDvQJDSKYOQ

The Des Moines Register: Reform Failing Agribusiness Model Through Agroecology: 

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/2019/10/15/opinion-end-hunger-replace-agribusiness-agroecology/3980383002/

United States Agency for International Development: USAID Administrator Mark Green Announces New Feed The Future Partnerships and an Open Call for Co-Creation: 

https://www.usaid.gov/news-information/press-releases/oct-16-2019-usaid-administrator-mark-green-announces-new-feed-future

The Des Moines Register: World's Biggest Ag Companies Say They're Working to Help Farmers Address Climate Change: 

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2019/10/17/ag-companies-ceos-helping-farmers-prepare-climate-change/3942255002/

CGIAR: Official Launch of CGIAR's "Crops to End Hunger" Initiative at Borlaug Dialogue.

https://www.cgiar.org/news-events/news/official-launch-of-cgiars-crops-to-end-hunger-initiative-at-borlaug-dialogue/

USAID: USAID Administrator Green's Remarks at the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium: 

https://www.usaid.gov/news-information/press-releases/oct-17-2019-administrator-green-remarks-world-food-prize-borlaug

 

Additional Coverage: 

Access to Seeds: Systems for Change: Seeds and Vegetables to Transform Smallholder Agriculture for Global Food and Nutrition Security

https://www.accesstoseeds.org/systems-for-change-seeds-and-vegetables-to-transform-smallholder-agriculture-for-global-food-and-nutrition-security/

Ag Daily: New Challenge Grants to Advance Climate Positive Agriculture

https://www.agdaily.com/news/grants-advance-climate-positive-ag/

AgFax: World Food Supply- Future Shortfalls Widen, Latest Projections Show- DTN

https://agfax.com/2019/10/17/world-food-supply-future-shortfalls-widen-latest-projections-show-dtn/

Washington Week Ahead: Impeachment hangs over Congress' to-do list (Highlights WFP):

https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/12707-washington-week-aheadimpeach-hangs-over-congress-to-do-list

AgriMarketing: 2019 World Food Prize Laureate's Comments on Eve of the Award's Presentation:

https://app.meltwater.com/inbox/searches/3563785?source=mail-digest&type=input

Agrimarketing: Corteva to Create Challenge Grants Advancing Climate Positive Agriculture

https://www.agrimarketing.com/s/126857

Agrimarketing: Corteva To Create Challenge Grants Advancing Climate Positive Agriculture:

https://www.agrimarketing.com/s/126857

Agrimarketing: USAID Announces Partnership with John Deere, Cornell University:

https://www.agrimarketing.com/s/126855

Agrimarketing: USAID Administrator Green's Remarks at the World Food Prize

https://www.agrimarketing.com/s/126876

Agrimarketing: Highlights of Business CEO Panel at World Food Prize

https://www.agrimarketing.com/s/126881

AgroPortal:  Corteva выделяет гранты под экологические проекты

http://agroportal.ua/news/novosti-kompanii/corteva-vydelyaet-granty-pod-ekologicheskie-proekty/

AgWired: Global Ag Innovation Program Launched

http://agwired.com/2019/10/18/global-ag-innovation-program-launched/

Alliance for Science: USAID to Invest $70 million in new global ag biotech initiatives

https://allianceforscience.cornell.edu/blog/2019/10/usaid-invest-70-million-new-global-ag-biotech-initiatives/

Alliance for Science:  What is a farmer’s greatest enemy?

https://allianceforscience.cornell.edu/

Ames Tribune: The Power of Seeds: Small But Mighty

https://www.amestrib.com/news/20191014/power-of-seeds-small-but-mighty

Ames Tribune: World Food Prize Laureate Simon Groot Chats with ISU Resident for Borlaug Lecture

https://www.amestrib.com/news/20191015/world-food-prize-laureate-simon-groot-chats-with-isu-resident-for-borlaug-lecture

Amos News:  Corteva Agriscience™ creează un sistem de finanțare nerambursabilă pentru dezvoltarea agriculturii

https://www.amosnews.ro/corteva-agrisciencetm-creeaza-un-sistem-de-finantare-nerambursabila-pentru-dezvoltarea-agriculturii

Aptan Tech: Partnership to Offer Fellowships to Young African Food Innovators, Entrepreneurs

https://aptantech.com/2019/10/partnership-to-offer-fellowships-to-young-african-food-innovators-entrepreneurs/

Before It's News: Productivity Growth for Sustainable Diets, and More explained by Virginia Tech

https://beforeitsnews.com/environment/2019/10/productivity-growth-for-sustainable-diets-and-more-explained-by-virginia-tech-2597512.html

Carol County Time:  Century students to represent Maryland at Global Youth Institute addressing hunger, food insecurity

https://www.baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll/education/cc-global-youth-institute-20191015-m2dghhalfnfxrompm2euqyha6m-story.html

České Novinky1.eu: Peter Kasalovský: Slovensko v morálnej mizérii, ale bez zmysluplných a rýchlych riešení

http://www.ceskenovinky1.eu/domains/ceskenovinky1.eu/2019/10/19/peter-kasalovsky-slovensko-v-moralnej-mizerii-ale-bez-zmysluplnych-a-rychlych-rieseni/

Civil Eats:  The World Food Prize Should Help Farmers Fight Climate Change

https://civileats.com/2019/10/17/the-world-food-prize-should-help-farmers-fight-climate-change/

Clemson News Stand:  New Feed the Future Innovation Lab aims to boost food security and alleviate poverty in developing countries with leadership from Clemson scientists

https://newsstand.clemson.edu/mediarelations/new-feed-the-future-innovation-lab-aims-to-boost-food-security-and-alleviate-poverty-in-developing-countries-with-leadership-from-clemson-scientists/

Cornell Chronicle:  Crop-improvement lab established with $25M USAID grant

http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2019/10/crop-improvement-lab-established-25m-usaid-grant

Daily Journal: Mark Keenum: International aid Investments Pay Domestic Dividends

https://www.djournal.com/opinion/mark-keenum-international-aid-investments-pay-domestic-dividends/article_33cb6180-27f9-5ba4-80ce-356e61f43066.html

DeForest Times Tribune:  Hensen to attend Global Youth Institute

http://www.hngnews.com/deforest_times/news/local/article_c07a1b62-54b2-56ea-aa09-cc3b6a9dcd24.html

DeSoto Times Tribune:  Helping Others Helps Us Study finds international aid investments pay domestic dividends

http://www.desototimes.com/opinion/columns_editorials/helping-others-helps-us-study-finds-international-aid-investments-pay/article_10aaca98-f0e7-11e9-8dad-57aad8f214b5.html

Devex:  Better seed quality, concerns over climate change top agenda at World Food Prize

https://www.devex.com/news/better-seed-quality-concerns-over-climate-change-top-agenda-at-world-food-prize-95862

Farm Progress:  Agriculture productivity growth slowing in North America

https://www.farmprogress.com/farm-policy/agriculture-productivity-growth-slowing-north-america

Feed & Grain Soybean Board United Soybean:  U.S. Soy Panel Unveils Protein First Approach

http://www.feedandgrain.com/news/u.s.-soy-panel-unveils-protein-first-approach

FeedStuffs:  Scientific truths should drive climate change discussion

https://www.feedstuffs.com/news/scientific-truths-should-drive-climate-change-discussion

FeedStuffs:  Ag productivity slows in ag powerhouses

https://www.feedstuffs.com/news/ag-productivity-slows-ag-powerhouses

FeedStuffs: Political, regulatory will stalling food production efforts

https://www.feedstuffs.com/news/political-regulatory-will-stalling-food-production-efforts

FeedStuffs:  Corteva rewards farmers for climate-smart ag

https://www.feedstuffs.com/

Flora News:  Nederlandse zaadveredelaar ontvangt World Food Prize

https://www.floranews.com/nieuws/15341/Nederlandse_zaadveredelaar_ontvangt_World_Food_Prize.html

Flora News:  Simon Groot neemt Wereldvoedselprijs 2019 in ontvangst

https.//www.floranews.com/nieuws/15368/Simon_Groot_neemt_Wereldvoedselprijs_2019_in_ontvangst.html

FoodStuffs:  USAID collaborates with John Deere, Mastercard

https://www.feedstuffs.com/news/usaid-collaborates-john-deere-mastercard

Georgia- Growing America: America's Cultivation Corridor Announces International Initiative

http://georgia.growingamerica.com/news/2019/10/americas-cultivation-corridor-announces-international-initiative-2019-10-18

GNN LIberia: World Food Prize and World Hunger Fighters Foundation Launch Fellowship for Young African Agribusiness Innovators

http://gnnliberia.com/category/liberia/?pr=96478&lang=en

Goedemorgen Aubergine:  Simon Groot ontvangt World Food Prize

https://www.greatamericancrop.com/news-resources/article/2019/10/17/future-global-food-gap-remains

Groen Kennisnet:  World Food Prize uitgereikt aan Simon Groot

https://www.groenkennisnet.nl/nl/groenkennisnet/show/World-Food-Prize-uitgereikt-aan-Simon-Groot.htm

Growers Point:  USAID Announces Partnership With John Deere, Cornell University

http://growerspoint.com/usaid-announces-partnership-with-john-deere-cornell-university/

Herald-Tribune:  Polk Perspective: Young adults can shape the future of food insecurity

https://www.heraldtribune.com/opinion/20191021/polk-perspective-young-adults-can-shape-future-of-food-insecurity

Hortidaily:  US (IA): Pax Agricultura: Peace Through Agriculture

https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9153527/us-ia-pax-agricultura-peace-through-agriculture/

Hortidaily:  Dutch Royal family discuss farming in India with East-West Seed

https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9153895/dutch-royal-family-discuss-farming-in-india-with-east-west-seed/

Hortidaily:  World Food Prize awarded to Simon Groot

https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9154375/world-food-prize-awarded-to-simon-groot/

HotriDaily:  Dutch Royal Family Discuss Farming in India with East West Seed

https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9153895/dutch-royal-family-discuss-farming-in-india-with-east-west-seed/

Iowa Ag Connection:  Corteva Agriscience to Participate in Borlaug Dialogue

http://www.iowaagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=1120&yr=2019

Iowa Agribusiness Network:  Agriculture in the Andes holds key to understanding climate impacts

https://www.iowaagribusinessradionetwork.com/agriculture-in-the-andes-holds-key-to-understanding-climate-impacts/

Iowa City Press Citizen:  2019 World Food Prize winner: 'The small guys really do matter — and so do vegetables'

https://www.press-citizen.com/story/money/agriculture/2019/10/17/2019-world-food-prize-winner-simon-groot/4010243002/

Iowa Public Radio:  Breeding Resilient Crops, Feeding More Hungry People Are Themes For 2019 World Food Prize

https://www.iowapublicradio.org/post/breeding-resilient-crops-feeding-more-hungry-people-are-themes-2019-world-food-prize

Iowa State Daily:  Annual Norman Borlaug lecture to educate on vegetable seed production

http://www.iowastatedaily.com/news/iowa-state-university-ames-great-hall-south-ballroom-memorial-union-simon-groot-2019-world-food-prize-norman-borlaug-lecture-first-the-seed-agronomist-agronomy-agricultural-work-nobel-peace-prize-cresco-food-availability-iowa-state-news-release-seedsman-east-west-seed-vegetable-production-farmers-tropical-countries-manju-reddy-food-science-and-human-nutrition-department-poster-display-session-laureates-world-food-issues-nutritional-sciences-council/article_0e0fcd7e-eda4-11e9-96cf-53f5add62c7e.html

Iran Daily:  New report says accelerating global agricultural productivity growth critical

http://www.iran-daily.com/News/260311.html

Kansas State University:  Kansas State University partners with new Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement

https://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/2019-10/usaid_lab101619.html

KTTC:  Iowa Daybook

https://kttc.com/news/iowa-news-from-the-associated-press/2019/10/14/iowa-daybook-4/

Latest Nigerian News:  World Food Prize and World Hunger Fighters Foundation Launch Fellowship for Young African Agribusiness InnovatorsAPO Group - Africa-Newsroom: latest news releases related to Africa

https://www.latestnigeriannews.com/news/7784697/world-food-prize-and-world-hunger-fighters-foundation-launch-fellowship-for-youn.html

Lukwangule:  Prepare for the agriculture of tomorrow, African Development Bank President challenges high school students at global symposium

http://lukwangule.blogspot.com/?pr=96358&lang=en

Meredith Agrimedia:  Corteva Agriscience Commits $500,000 to Carbon Sequestration Program For Farmers

https://www.agriculture.com/news/business/corteva-agriscience-commits-500000-to-carbon-sequestration-strategies-for-farmers

Mississippi State Newsroom:  MSU President Keenum taking part in World Food Prize Week

https://www.msstate.edu/newsroom/article/2019/10/msu-president-keenum-taking-part-world-food-prize-week

Moji Delano:  Four Nigerians Make Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative Top 10 Finalists List (Strive Masiyiwa is up for this award)

https://www.mojidelano.com/2019/10/four-nigerians-make-africa-netpreneur-prize-initiative-top-10-finalists-list/

Morning Ag Clips:  New Feed the Future Innovation Lab aims to boost food security

https://www.morningagclips.com/new-feed-the-future-innovation-lab-aims-to-boost-food-security/

New York Ag Connection:  Universities, Feed the Future Team Up for Crop Improvement

http://www.newyorkagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=1097&yr=2019

News Org:  Headline

https://www.newswise.com/articles/new-report-says-accelerating-global-agricultural-productivity-growth-is-critical

Newswise:  New report says accelerating global agricultural productivity growth is critical

https://www.newswise.com/articles/new-report-says-accelerating-global-agricultural-productivity-growth-is-critical

Nieuwe Oogst:  Simon Groot krijgt Wereldvoedselprijs uitgereikt

https://www.nieuweoogst.nl/nieuws/2019/10/18/simon-groot-krijgt-wereldvoedselprijs-uitgereikt

Oklahoma Farm Report:  New Study Says Global Agricultural Productivity Growth Needs Slight Increase to Feed 10 Billion by 2050

http://oklahomafarmreport.com/wire/news/2019/10/04727_ProductivityStudyVaTech10162019_085448.php#.XacnQUZKiyI

Paepard:  Unpacking "Crops to End Hunger"

http://paepard.blogspot.com/2019/10/unpacking-crops-to-end-hunger.html

Paepard:  2019 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium

http://paepard.blogspot.com/2019/10/2019-borlaug-dialogue-international.html

Portalspożywczy.pl:  Corteva Agriscience przyzna dotacje na rzecz rozwoju rolnictwa pozytywnego dla klimatu

http://www.portalspozywczy.pl/technologie/wiadomosci/corteva-agriscience-przyzna-dotacje-na-rzecz-rozwoju-rolnictwa-pozytywnego-dla-klimatu,176750.html

PR Newswire:  Corteva Agriscience to Create Challenge Grants to Advance Climate Positive Agriculture

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/corteva-agriscience-to-create-challenge-grants-to-advance-climate-positive-agriculture-300939907.html

Profiel Actueel:  Simon Groot, winnaar van de World Food Prize en diplomaat in een weerbarstige wereld

https://www.profielactueel.nl/onafhankelijk-mbo-nieuwsplatform/nieuws/simon-groot-winnaar-van-de-world-food-prize-en-diplomaat-in-een-weerbarstige-wereld/b164g1c1o3362/

Progressive Farmer DTN:  Future Global Food Gap Remains: Ag Productivity Gains Needed to Meet Future Population Demands

https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/article/2019/10/16/ag-productivity-gains-needed-meet

Progressive Farmer DTN: Companies, Institutes Highlight Initiatives at World Food Prize

https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/article/2019/10/17/companies-institutes-highlight-world

Revista Fermierului:  500.000 de dolari pentru fermierii care implementează inovații cu impact pozitiv asupra climei Recomandat

https://www.revistafermierului.ro/eveniment/comunicate/item/4190-500-000-de-dolari-pentru-fermierii-care-implementeaza-inovatii-cu-impact-pozitiv-asupra-climei.html

River Cities Reader:  Sen Charles "Chuck" Grassley on the World Food Prize and Salute to Ambassador Ken Quinn

https://www.rcreader.com/news-releases/sen-charles-chuck-grassley-world-food-prize-and-salute-ambassador-ken-quinn

Rushville Republican:  Protein plays an essential role in global nutrition

https://www.rushvillerepublican.com/news/protein-plays-an-essential-role-in-global-nutrition/article_3001a102-f0ea-11e9-acac-2f450731344f.html

Sadyogrady:  Corteva Agriscience przyzna dotacje na działania na rzecz rozwoju rolnictwa pozytywnego dla klimatu

http://www.sadyogrody.pl/agrotechnika/103/corteva_agriscience_przyzna_dotacje_na_dzialania_na_rzecz_rozwoju_rolnictwa_pozytywnego_dla_klimatu,19735.html

ScienceDaily:  Accelerating global agricultural productivity growth is critical

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191016074750.htm

Seed Today:  New Report Says Accelerating Global Agricultural Productivity Growth Is Critical

https://www.seedtoday.com/article/181134/new-report-says-accelerating-global-agricultural-productivity-growth-is-critical

Seed Today:  Crop-Improvement Lab Established With $25 Million USAID Grant

https://www.seedtoday.com/article/181462/crop-improvement-lab-established-with-25-million-usaid-grant

Seed Today:  2019 World Food Prize Recognizes The Impact Of Bringing Improved Seeds to Africa, Asia, and Latin America

https://www.seedtoday.com/article/181336/2019-world-food-prize-recognizes-the-impact-of-bringing-improved-seeds-to-africa-asia-and-latin-america

Seed Today:  New Feed the Future Innovation Lab Aims To Boost Food Security And Alleviate Poverty In Developing Countries With Contribution From Clemson Scientists

https://www.seedtoday.com/article/181624/new-feed-the-future-innovation-lab-aims-to-boost-food-security-and-alleviate-poverty-in-developing-countries-with-contribution-from-clemson-scientists

Seed Today:  Corteva Agriscience to Create Challenge Grants to Advance Climate Positive Agriculture

https://www.seedtoday.com/article/181339/corteva-agriscience-to-create-challenge-grants-to-advance-climate-positive-agriculture

Seed Today:  Iowa State University Hosts 2019 Everson Global Seed Symposium

https://www.seedtoday.com/article/181602/iowa-state-university-hosts-2019-everson

Shots:  Eating badly? Turns out it's not your fault!

https://www.shots.net/news/view/eating-badly-turns-out-its-not-your-fault

T.U.B Investing:  Corteva Agriscience to Participate in Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium at 2019 World Food Prize

http://tubinvesting.blogspot.com/p/blog-page_16.html?rkey=20191014CL03072&filter=13330

The Ecologist:  Living laboratory of climate science'

https://theecologist.org/2019/oct/16/living-laboratory-climate-science

The Grand Island Independent:  Northwest sophomore to represent Nebraska at global youth institute

https://www.theindependent.com/life/youth/northwest-sophomore-to-represent-nebraska-at-global-youth-institute/article_e500b750-eeec-11e9-8af2-836452709f8e.html

The Voice of Agriculture:  The Future of Agriculture at Home and Abroad

https://www.fb.org/viewpoints/the-future-of-agriculture-at-home-and-abroad

Time Bulletin:  World Food Day 2019: History, Significance, and Theme of Food Day; Celebration of the Day Worldwide

http://www.timebulletin.com/world-food-day-2019-history-significance-and-theme-of-food-day-celebration-of-the-day-worldwide/

Trouw:  Een groentelab in de Filippijnen helpt boeren aan klimaatbestendig zaad

https://www.trouw.nl/duurzaamheid-natuur/een-groentelab-in-de-filippijnen-helpt-boeren-aan-klimaatbestendig-zaad~b27b8d1b/?referer=https%3A%2F%2Fapp.meltwater.com%2Finbox%2Fsearches%2F3563785%3Fsource%3Dmail-digest%26type%3Dinput

USAgNet:  Universities, Feed the Future Team Up for Crop Improvement

http://www.usagnet.com/state_headlines/state_story.php?tble=MN2019&ID=1129

Wallaces Farmer:  Get ready for 2019 Borlaug Dialogue

https://www.farmprogress.com/farm-life/get-ready-2019-borlaug-dialogue

Westfriesland in Bedrijf:  Simon Groot (84) neemt World Food Prize Laureate Award in ontvangst [video]

https://westfrieslandinbedrijf.nl/2019/westfriesland/simon-groot-84-neemt-world-food-prize-laureate-award-in-ontvangst-video/

Wired Focus:  Ag giants working to help farmers address climate change

https://www.wiredfocus.com/ag-giants-working-to-help-farmers-address-climate-change/

World News Monitor:  China, US urged to team up for food security

https://app.meltwater.com/search/edit/3563785

Агробизнес:  Corteva Agriscience будет предоставлять проектные гранты для развития сельскохозяйственной деятельности с положительным влиянием на климат

http://agbz.ru/news/Corteva-Agriscience-budet-predostavlyat-proektnyie-grantyi

 

 

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