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2014 World Food Prize Week Media Coverage

2014 World Food Prize Week Coverage

News surrounding the 2014 World Food Prize was included in over articles around the world. 
Below is a sampling of the coverage.

Additional Links: Reuters Trust.org Series | Q&A's with Experts 

Top Stories:

"Ebola and Food Security Topic at World Food Prize," David Pitt, Associated Press. Oct. 13, 2014
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/ebola-food-security-topic-world-food-prize-26168548

"World Food Prize in Des Moines Prepares for Visitors from West Africa," Kristen McConnaughey, ABC 9 News. Oct. 15, 2014
http://www.siouxlandmatters.com/story/d/story/world-food-prize-in-des-moines-prepares-for-visito/13892/YFiAGE7_m02grbUEkkdBEg

General:  

"Feeding 9 billion people by 2050 global challenge," Iowa Farmer Today. Oct. 29, 2014  http://www.iowafarmertoday.com/news/crop/feeding-billion-people-by-global-challenge/article_291cb07c-5f8e-11e4-a534-bf155c0a3c61.html

"Rwanda: Youth Receives Rwf100 Million to Fight Food Insecurity," All Africa. Oct. 27, 2014  http://allafrica.com/stories/201410272777.html

"Rural people, small holder farmers must be part of hunger solutions, Nwanze says," Agri News. Oct. 27, 2014  http://www.agrinews.com/news/iowa_news/rural-people-small-holder-farmers-must-be-part-of-hunger/article_6c6269a5-017c-5165-9fb2-aae861adf2e5.html

"Agriculture ministers: Ebola has devastated our countries," Agri News. Oct. 23, 2014  http://www.agrinews.com/news/iowa_news/agriculture-ministers-ebola-has-devastated-our-countries/article_4e308dcf-cd5a-5cb2-be90-306fa108344d.html

"Malawi student Kawonga wins K67.5m fellowship," Nyasa Times. Oct. 17, 2014         http://www.nyasatimes.com/2014/10/17/malawi-student-kawonga-wins-k67-5m-fellowship/

"Madhouse Brews Borlauger for World Food Prize," Joel Aschbrenner, The Des Moines Register. Oct. 13, 2014  http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/business/biz-buzz/2014/10/13/borlauger-beer-madhouse-world-food-prize/17197019/

"World Food Day puts focus on family farming," Agri Pulse. Oct. 16, 2014                                                                                  http://www.agri-pulse.com/World-Food-Day-puts-focus-family-farming-10152014.asp

"Sculpture Honors World Food Prize's Quinn," The Des Moines Register. Oct. 15, 2014
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/business/biz-buzz/2014/10/15/worldfoodprize-quinn-borlaug/17304527/

"Ethiopian farmers visit Ames," The Iowa State Daily. Oct. 14, 2014                               http://www.iowastatedaily.com/news/article_d9f9a02c-530d-11e4-bc00-7f8ee8256934.html

"ISU is playing an inspiring role in impoverished areas of Uganda," The Des Moines Register. Oct. 13, 2014  http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/iowa-view/2014/10/14/iowa-state-university-agriculture-uganda/17235669/

Borlaug Dialogue:

"Q+A: Young scientist wins agriculture award for “taking it to the farmer," Thomson Reuters Foundation. Oct. 30, 2014.  http://www.trust.org/item/20141030163632-argeu/

"Wheat Scientists at Borlaug Dialogues Call for More Research on the Crop," BioTechNow. Oct. 23, 2014                http://www.biotech-now.org/food-and-agriculture/2014/10/wheat-scientists-at-borlaug-dialogues-call-for-more-research-on-the-crop#

"Rural people, small holder farmers must be part of hunger solutions, Nwanze says," Agrinews.com. Oct. 27, 2014  http://www.agrinews.com/news/iowa_news/rural-people-small-holder-farmers-must-be-part-of-hunger/article_6c6269a5-017c-5165-9fb2-aae861adf2e5.html

"Agriculture ministers: Ebola has devastated our countries," Agrinews.com, Oct. 23, 2014  http://www.agrinews.com/news/iowa_news/agriculture-ministers-ebola-has-devastated-our-countries/article_4e308dcf-cd5a-5cb2-be90-306fa108344d.html

"2014 GAP Reports Highlights Food Supply Obstacles," AgWired. Oct. 20, 2014                              http://agwired.com/2014/10/20/2014-gap-reports-highlights-food-supply-obstacles/

"Mr. Annan’s video address to celebrate the centennial of Dr. Norman Borlaug," Kofiannan Foundation. Oct. 20, 2014  http://kofiannanfoundation.org/newsroom/videos/2014/10/mr-annans-video-address-to-celebrate-centennial-dr-norman-borlaug

"Pates: Conflict and hunger increase each other," The Des Moines Register. Oct. 19, 2014  http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/iowa-view/2014/10/18/pates-conflict-hunger-reinforce/17530149/

"Uncertain Trendlines For Political Stability And Global Trade," Agriculture.com. Oct. 17, 2014  http://www.agriculture.com/news/policy/uncertain-trendlines-f-political_4-ar45699

"Ag, Food Waste In The Sights Of Ag Leaders -- World Food Forum," Agriculture.com. Oct. 17, 2014  http://www.agriculture.com/news/business/ag-food-waste-in-sights-of-ag-leaders_5-ar45692

"Remarks at the 2014 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium," U.S. Department of State. Oct. 17, 2014   http://www.state.gov/e/eb/rls/rm/2014/233092.htm

"Winner of 2014 Borlaug CAST Communication Award named," AG Professional. Oct. 16, 2014  http://www.agprofessional.com/news/Winner-of-2014-Borlaug-CAST-Communication-Award-named-279299832.html

"West African leaders discuss Ebola at World Food Prize event," Radio Iowa. Oct. 16, 2014  http://www.radioiowa.com/2014/10/16/west-african-leaders-discuss-ebola-at-world-food-prize-event/

"Sierra Leone president speaks to World Food Prize," KCRG, Associated Press. Oct. 16, 2014   http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/sierra-leone-president-speaks-to-world-food-prize-20141016"

"Delivering on Norman Borlaug's Call to Action," Thomson Reuters Foundation. Oct. 15, 2014  http://www.trust.org/item/20141015035912-730zw/

"Ebola main topic at World Food Prize Symposium today," Marcus McIntosh, KCCI 8 News. Oct. 15, 2014  http://www.kcci.com/news/ebola-main-topic-at-world-food-prize-symposium-today/29146378

"Horticulture professor to speak at World Food Prize event in Iowa on Oct. 16," Penn State University. Oct. 14, 2014  http://news.psu.edu/story/330298/2014/10/14/academics/horticulture-professor-speak-world-food-prize-event-iowa-oct-16

2014 Laureate Sanjaya Rajaram:

"World Food Prize laureate Rajaram says technology key to ending hunger," Agri Pulse. Oct. 23, 2014                            http://www.agri-pulse.com/World-Food-Prize-laureate-Rajaram-says-technology-key-to-ending-hunger-10232014.asp

"Scientist Awarded for Boosting Wheat Production by 200 Million Tonnes in 25 Years," International Business Times. Oct. 22, 2014  http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/scientist-awarded-boosting-wheat-production-by-200-million-tonnes-25-years-1471196

"World Food Prize laureate Rajaram says technology key to ending hunger," Agri Pulse. Oct 22, 2014                                  http://www.agri-pulse.com/World-Food-Prize-laureate-Rajaram-says-technology-key-to-ending-hunger-10232014.asp

"2014 World Food Prize Honors Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram," AgWired. Oct. 22, 2014                                http://agwired.com/2014/10/22/2014-world-food-prize-honors-dr-sanjaya-rajaram/

"World Food Prize Laureate visits Kemin," The Des Moines Register. Oct 20, 2014  http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/local/community/2014/10/21/food-prize-kemin-sanjaya-rajaram/17590805/

"World Food Prize Honors Sanjaya Rajaram During Borlaug Centennial," CIMMYT, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center. Oct. 16, 2014                                                                                                                                                         http://www.cimmyt.org/en/news-and-updates/press-releases/item/world-food-prize-honors-sanjaya-rajaram-during-borlaug-centennial

"Indian-born wheat scientist wins World Food Prize," Express News Service, New Delhi. Oct. 17, 2014  http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/indian-born-wheat-scientist-wins-world-food-prize/

"Understudy to Norman Borlaug will accept the World Food Prize," Radio Iowa. Oct. 16, 2014  http://www.radioiowa.com/2014/10/16/understudy-to-norman-borlaug-will-accept-the-world-food-prize/

"2014 World Food Prize Laureate Sanjaya Rajaram on Working with Norman Borlaug," Iowa Public Radio. Oct. 14, 2014  http://m.iowapublicradio.org/?utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F#mobile/47870

Global Youth Institute :

"Idaho students get ‘big picture’ look at world ag," Capital Press. Oct. 27, 2014     http://www.capitalpress.com/Idaho/20141027/idaho-students-get-big-picture-look-at-world-ag

"Youth are enlisted in Hunger Fight," The Des Moines Register. Oct. 13, 2014   http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/iowa-view/2014/10/14/kenneth-quinn-world-food-prize-youth/17236073/

"Minnesota students to participate at the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute," Minnesota Farm Guide. Oct. 12, 2014  http://www.minnesotafarmguide.com/news/farm_youth/minnesota-students-to-participate-at-the-world-food-prize-global/article_1a46eaea-4ff8-11e4-8c4e-5bde068ae956.html

Hunger Summit:

"Enough food a moral issue, says bishop at Iowa Hunger Summit," Catholic Sentinel. Oct 22, 2014  http://www.catholicsentinel.org/main.asp?SectionID=2&SubSectionID=34&ArticleID=26938

"Iowa Hunger Summit teaches students about food availability worldwide," National Catholic Reporter. Oct. 20, 2014  http://ncronline.org/news/people/iowa-hunger-summit-teaches-students-about-food-availability-worldwide

"Self-Help leader receives Ray award," AgriNews. Oct. 17, 2014                                            http://www.agrinews.com/news/iowa_news/self-help-leader-receives-ray-award/article_f92cb160-9cff-5ace-9579-6c6bcad9d249.html

"Iowa Hunger Speaker: Don't Expand Ag Land, use Current Land More Efficiently," Journal Des Moines Bureau. Oct. 14, 2014  http://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/iowa-hunger-speaker-don-t-expand-ag-land-use-current/article_bed91bb4-bea5-566c-aab6-05a4097a30ea.html

"Humanitarian Recognized at Iowa Hunger Summit," Iowa Public Radio. Oct. 14, 2014                                    http://m.iowapublicradio.org/?utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F#mobile/47862

"National Geographic Announces Multiyear Initiative Focusing on Food," National Geographic. Oct. 14, 2014 
http://press.nationalgeographic.com/2014/10/14/multiyear-food-initiative/

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