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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
http://www.thisisafricaonline.com/News/Let-food-fuel-Africa-s-economic-development

Thomson Reuters: How we saved climate-smart seeds from the conflict in Syria  
http://news.trust.org/item/20161012124241-762b9

Financial Times: Agricultural growth in emerging markets is falling short of global goals
https://www.ft.com/beyondbrics

BBC News: Sweet potato Vitamin A research wins World Food Prize
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-37619154

Reuters: Private sector seed distribution vital for food security, World Food Prize delegates say
http://news.trust.org//item/20161012163246-e0yd2/

All Africa: Holding Back Women in Science Puts Brakes on Development
http://allafrica.com/stories/201610140584.html

Huffington Post: A Breakthrough Year for Biofortification  
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/howarth-bouis/a-breakthrough-year-for-b_b_12490056.html

Iowa:

Des Moines Register: World Food Prize grows tall in 30 years    
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/iowa-view/2016/10/07/world-food-prize-grows-tall-30-years/91537122/

Des Moines Register: International speakers slated for World Food Prize   http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2016/10/09/international-speakers-slated-30th-world-food-prize/91828396/

Des Moines Register: Borlaug's dream is within reach in Africa   http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/2016/10/11/borlaugs-dream-within-reach-africa/91894470/

Des Moines Register: The view from Iowa: The fight against hunger needs all of us  
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/2016/10/12/view-iowa-fight-against-hunger-needs-all-us/91925100/

Iowa Public Radio: In Historic Move, World Food Prize Honors a Four-Laureate Team    
http://iowapublicradio.org/post/historic-move-world-food-prize-honors-four-laureate-team#stream/0

Iowa Public Radio: World Bank Leader Says Investing In Children Is Critical For All    
http://iowapublicradio.org/post/world-bank-leader-says-investing-children-critical-all#stream/0

Radio Iowa: Four to receive 2016 World Food Prize    
http://www.radioiowa.com/2016/10/13/four-to-receive-2016-world-food-prize/

Des Moines Register: Private-sector investment is key to combating hunger and climate change   http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/2016/10/14/private-sector-investment-key-combating-hunger-and-climate-change/92036286/

Des Moines Register: Bayer, Monsanto argue that merger will benefit Iowa farmers   http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2016/10/13/bayer-monsanto-argue-merger-benefit-iowa-farmers/91997202/

WHO TV: Food Prize goes to biofortification    
http://whotv.com/2016/10/17/food-prize-goes-to-biofortification/

Additional Coverage:

DuPont: Amb. Quinn: Race to Food Security Requires Research-Driven Innovations   http://foodsecurity.dupont.com/2016/10/10/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    
https://www.iowafarmbureau.com/Article/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  
http://www.capradio.org/news/insight/2016/10/11/insight-101116c/

Daily Iowegian: Borlaug Fall Seminar Monday, Oct. 17  
http://www.dailyiowegian.com/news/local_news/borlaug-fall-seminar-monday-oct/article_60877c4d-9bb1-58b0-8503-d6817ae4ec8f.html

World News: World Food Prize Winner to Speak at DMACC (Des Moines Area Community College)   https://article.wn.com/view/2016/10/11/World_Food_Prize_Winner_to_Speak_at_DMACC_Des_Moines_Area_Co/

Maxwell School: Syracuse University: Bertini gives World Food Day Lecture at UC Davis    
https://www.maxwell.syr.edu/news.aspx?id=152471342649

Chillwall: World Food Prize Breakfast    
https://chillwall.com/events/world-food-prize-breakfast-terrrace-hill-8196047

Ames Tribune: World Food Prize Laureates gather for ISU lecture    
http://www.amestrib.com/news/20161010/world-food-prize-laureates-gather-for-isu-lecture

Environment Guru: Purdue launches postharvest initiative at World Food Prize meeting   http://www.environmentguru.com/pages/elements/element.aspx?id=4048333

Farming First: Kenneth M. Quinn: 30 Heroes for 30 Years of the World Food Prize    
https://farmingfirst.org/2016/10/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  
http://www.glopan.org/news/global-panel-discusses-its-new-report-year%E2%80%99s-world-food-prize-borlaug-dialogue-international

World Food Center: UC Davis students awarded top prizes for World Food Day Video Challenge   http://worldfoodcenter.ucdavis.edu/nutrition/uc-davis-teams-awarded-top-prizes.html

Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network: World Food Prize’s Borlaug Dialogue begins Wednesday   http://www.iowaagribusinessradionetwork.com/world-food-prizes-borlaug-dialogue-begins-wednesday/

DMACC: World Food Prize Winner to Speak at DMACC    
https://www.dmacc.edu/news/Pages/20161010.aspx

Farm Futures: No-till farmer from Argentina wins Kleckner Award    
http://farmfutures.com/story-till-farmer-argentina-wins-kleckner-award-0-147809

University of California: Rising to the challenge: World Food Day video prizes awarded  
http://universityofcalifornia.edu/news/rising-challenge-world-food-day-video-prizes-awarded

Pork Network: Iowa soybean farmers talk about sustainability during World Food Prize week   http://www.porknetwork.com/news/iowa-soybean-farmers-talk-about-sustainability-during-world-food-prize-week

Purdue University: Purdue launches postharvest initiative at World Food Prize meeting   http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q4/purdue-launches-postharvest-initiative-at-world-food-prize-meeting.html

Quality Assurance Mag: Purdue launches postharvest initiative at World Food Prize meeting   http://www.qualityassurancemag.com/article/purdue-launches-postharvest-initiative-at-world-food-prize-meeting/

Disaspora Messenger: Kenyan man receives Borlaug Award at World Food Prize symposium   http://diasporamessenger.com/2016/10/kenyan-man-receives-borlaug-award-at-world-food-prize-symposium-dr-andrew-mude-world-food-prize-symposium-borlaug-award/

St. John News: Area student grows plants without soil    
http://www.sjnewsonline.com/news/20161012/area-student-grows-plants-without-soil

African Times: Kenyan receives Borlaug Award at World Food Prize symposium    
https://africatimes.com/2016/10/12/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   http://news.trust.org/item/20161012163246-e0yd2/

dtn The Progressive Farmer: Productivity and Sustainability Global Harvest Initiative Examines Down Cycle in Annual Ag Productivity Report    
https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/world-policy/article/2016/10/12/global-harvest-initiative-examines-2

Feedstuffs: Purdue launches postharvest initiative    
http://feedstuffs.com/story-purdue-launches-post-harvest-initiative-45-147876

BolivarMoNews.com: PH student to attend Global Youth Institute in Des Moines    
http://bolivarmonews.com/agribusiness/ph-student-to-attend-global-youth-institute-in-des-moines/article_c7ff9002-90aa-11e6-a55a-43423098e443.html

Pork Network: "Lead with your ethics--facts by themselves won't work”    
http://www.porknetwork.com/news/lead-your-ethics-facts-themselves-wont-work%E2%80%9D

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   http://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/16/10/p8556491/foundation-for-food-and-agriculture-research-and-borlaug-dialogue-atten

AgriPulse: Vilsack: Embrace science to address global food security    
http://www.agri-pulse.com/Vilsack-Embrace-science-to-address-global-food-security-10132016.asp

Chicago Council: 1,000 Days at the World Food Prize    
https://www.thechicagocouncil.org/blog/outrage-and-inspire/1000-days-world-food-prize?utm_source=Informz&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Council&_zs=6mKhb1&_zl=JW9N3

Farm Forum: Dr. Kevin Folta honored at the 2016 Borlaug CAST Communication Award Ceremony   http://www.farmforum.net/news/dr-kevin-folta-honored-at-the-borlaug-cast-communication-award/article_027bad8c-775d-59ea-9fd3-3185f0c7576c.html

Pulse.ng: Sweet potato Vitamin A research emerges winner    
http://pulse.ng/food_drinks_travel/world-food-prize-sweet-potato-vitamin-a-research-emerges-winner-id5601487.html

Food.Mic: This award-winning sweet potato could be the answer to the world's hunger crisis    
https://mic.com/articles/156588/this-award-winning-sweet-potato-could-be-the-answer-to-the-world-s-hunger-crisis#.CIGlENffm

Swarajya: How The Vitamin-Enriched Sweet Potato Can Lead To Health Benefits For Millions    
http://swarajyamag.com/insta/how-the-vitamin-enriched-sweet-potato-can-lead-to-health-benefits-for-millions

Food and Wine: Super Sweet Potatoes Win World Food Prize    
http://www.foodandwine.com/news/super-sweet-potatoes-win-world-food-prize

EurekAlert: CGIAR scientists awarded the prestigious World Food Prize    
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-10/h-csa101316.php

National Catholic Reporter: World Food Prize winners receiving award for efforts to biofortify foods   https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/world-food-prize-winners-receiving-award-efforts-biofortify-foods

Iowa State Daily: Congratulations to the 2016 World Food Prize Laureates   http://www.iowastatedaily.com/opinion/article_478953c8-8ff0-11e6-b3d2-07dbd810d442.html

Relief Web: Feed the Future Progress Report 2016 : Growing Prosperity for a Food-Secure Future   http://reliefweb.int/report/world/feed-future-progress-report-2016-growing-prosperity-food-secure-future

Ag Web: Nourishment Takes Precedent in the 21st-Century Fight Against Food Insecurity   http://www.agweb.com/article/nourishment-takes-precedent-in-the-21st-century-fight-against-food-insecurity-naa-agweb-guest-editor/

Ag Web: Thinking Outside The Ballot Box: How Your Vote Could Affect World Hunger    
http://www.agweb.com/article/thinking-outside-the-ballot-box-how-your-vote-could-affect-world-hunger-naa-agweb-guest-editor/

Ag Web: Cultivating Conversations: Dr. Kevin Folta Wins Award for Talking to Consumers about Ag   http://www.agweb.com/article/cultivating-conversations-dr-kevin-folta-wins-award-for-talking-to-consumers-about-ag-naa-agweb-guest-editor/

Ag Professional: Borlaug CAST Award Winner Says 'Lead With Your Ethics'  
http://www.agprofessional.com/news/industry/borlaug-cast-award-winner-says-lead-your-ethics

Genetic Resource Library: Kevin Folta, Borlaug CAST Communication Award winner: ‘Lead with your ethics’   https://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/10/14/kevin-folta-borlaug-cast-communication-award-winner-lead-ethics/

Agriculture.com: 6 ways to build trust with a concerned consumer    
http://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/six-ways-to-build-trust-with-a-concerned-consumer

Who TV: Borlaug Foundation Reaches Out At World Food Prize    
http://whotv.com/2016/10/14/borlaug-foundation-reaches-out-at-world-food-prize/

Medical News: Four CGIAR researchers win World Food Prize for improving nutrition and health    
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20161014/Four-CGIAR-researchers-win-World-Food-Prize-for-improving-nutrition-and-health.aspx

Nacs online: Kellog to create 3 billion better days   http://www.nacsonline.com/Media/Daily/Pages/ND1014162.aspx#.WADoGCMrLx4

KCRG: Borlaug Foundation reaches out at World Food Prize    
http://www.kcrg.com/content/news/Borlaug-Foundation-reaches-out-at-World-Food-Prize-397066421.html

Ag Web: African Development Bank Dedicated to Ending Malnutrition    
http://www.agweb.com/article/african-development-bank-group-dedicated-to-ending-malnutrition-naa-agweb-guest-editor/

Thomas Rueters Foundation: Wheat training foundation offers hope to end rural poverty   http://news.trust.org/item/20161014181730-fjq71/

Nyasa Times: Joyce Banda earns ADB president praise, attends 2016 World Food Prize event in USA   http://www.nyasatimes.com/joyce-banda-earns-adb-president-praise-attends-2016-world-food-prize-event-usa/

Iowa State University: Partnerships key to solving food challenges    
http://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2016/10/15/leath-world-food-prize

Agwired: 30th World Food Prize Laureates Honoured    
http://agwired.com/2016/10/17/30th-worldfoodprize-laureates-honored/

Care2: How scientists enriched sweet potatoes to improve the health of millions    
http://www.care2.com/causes/how-scientists-enriched-sweet-potatoes-to-improve-the-health-of-millions.html

Cornell Chronicle: Symposium honors food prize winners, biofortification work   http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/2016/10/symposium-honors-food-prize-winners-biofortification-work

Food Ingredients 1st: World Food Prize for Sweet Potato Biofortification Scientists  
http://www.foodingredientsfirst.com/news/World-Food-Prize-for-Sweet-Potato-Biofortification-Scientists?type=article

DTN Progressive Farmer: Sharing Development Rights    
https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/farm-life/article/2016/10/17/seed-breeding-rules-key-food

AgWired: Bayer exec keynotes at FoodPrize16    
http://agwired.com/2016/10/17/bayer-exec-keynotes-at-foodprize16/

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Tackle food insecurity with homegrown education, Food Prize delegates say   http://news.trust.org/item/20161017212034-znv06/

AgWired: New NAS prize for food & ag research  
http://agwired.com/2016/10/17/new-nas-prize-for-food-ag-research/

Farm Futures: Vilsack shares concerns about global food security    
http://farmfutures.com/story-vilsack-shares-concerns-global-food-security-0-148067

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