Cooperatives put human beings at the center
Former President Bill Clinton and his wife, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, say they are saddened by the passing of former presidential candidate and Sen. George McGovern.
Senator Bob Dole remembers Senator George McGovern, longtime colleague and co-winner of the 2008 World Food Prize.
Tonight, Iowans remember former Democratic Presidential candidate George McGovern. McGovern passed away in his home state of South Dakota Sunday morning at the age of 90, but helped shape the way the Iowa Caucus is still run to this day.
The best and brightest students from 27 states and territories and five countries attended speeches by world renowned leaders, presented their own research, and joined in hunger relief efforts
The “Father of the White Revolution” in India won the 1989 World Food Prize for his significant achievements in milk production and distribution
Quinn honored for Strengthening Food Security in the United States and Around the World
Dr. Aditi Mukherji is the first recipient of the new Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation. The annual award will recognize researchers under 40 in the early stages of their work who emulate the scientific innovation and dedication demonstrated by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Dr. Norman Borlaug.
The two leaders will be honored for their public service in building economic and agricultural ties with China, and for promoting youth education programs; funds raised at the event will go toward international internships for Iowa students
The World Food Prize will host a free public event next week with Roger Thurow, formerly of the Wall Street Journal, and Alan Bjerga, of Bloomberg News
“Can Greater Des Moines Attract Next Gen Workers?” Des Moines organizations host a dialogue with community leaders and regional interns on what the next generation of talent wants in a community and how to respond to those needs
Bill Gates, Secretary Vilsack and Secretary Duncan also spoke at today’s anniversary celebration
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about the importance of food security and the world's water supply at the 2012 World Food Prize Announcement. She was also presented with a replica of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug's Congressional Gold Medal.
Israeli Scientist Pioneered Micro-Irrigation and Bridged Cultural Divides to Improve Global Food Supply
The May 18, 2012, Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security will take place around the G8 Summit.
Iowa High School Students Get Inside Look at Global Careers in Science
High-School students will go abroad this summer to gain firsthand experience at prestigious international research centers, working to alleviate global hunger.
Op-Ed by Amb. Kenneth M. Quinn, President of the World Food Prize Foundation
Through a partnership with Iowa State University, the program will inspire students to explore careers and opportunities in science, agriculture and related fields.
The World Food Prize Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation are seeking nominations for the first annual award.