The World Food Prize Foundation

2018 World Food Prize Week News Coverage

Top Tier:

The Washington Times: 2018 World Food Prize laureates: Ending malnutrition for mothers and young children: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/oct/10/2018-world-food-prize-laureates-ending-malnutritio/

The Daily Telegraph: Malnutrition is a staggering global burden – we must give new meaning to the food we eat: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/10/16/malnutrition-staggering-global-burden-must-give-new-meaning/

Farming First: Q&A with Dr. David Nabarro and Dr. Lawrence Haddad: Tackling world hunger by changing food systems: https://farmingfirst.org/2018/10/tackling-world-hunger-nutrition

CGIAR: Press Release: CGIAR Celebrates World Food Prize’s Focus on Reducing Child Stunting through Nutrition: https://www.cgiar.org/news-events/news/press-release-cgiar-celebrates-world-food-prizes-focus-reducing-child-stunting-nutrition/

CIMMYT: 2018 World Food Prize recognizes action to improve child nutrition: https://www.cimmyt.org/2018-world-food-prize-recognizes-action-to-improve-child-nutrition/

Brownfield Ag News: WORLD FOOD PRIZE LAUREATES COMBAT MOTHER: CHILD UNDERNOURISHMENT: https://brownfieldagnews.com/news/world-food-prize-laureates-combat-mother-child-undernourishment/

 

Iowa:

Des Moines Register: Painting with Lights': Art display will transform World Food Prize facade: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/2018/10/11/world-food-prize-architectural-mapping-art-display-debut-greater-des-moines-public-art-foundation/1606350002/

Des Moines Register: Iowans work to improve food security for mothers and babies in Ghana: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/iowa-view/2018/10/11/iowans-work-improve-food-security-ghana-world-food-prize/1599465002/

Iowa State Daily: World Food Prize Laureates discuss importance of proper nutrition : http://www.iowastatedaily.com/news/world-food-prize-laureates-discuss-importance-of-proper-nutrition/article_083058ea-d0f1-11e8-8776-bffc597d7d10.html

KCCI Des Moines: WATCH: Art display paints metro building with lights:
https://www.kcci.com/article/watch-art-display-paints-metro-building-with-lights/23868052

The Times Delphic: The 2018 Norman E. Borlaug International Symposium:
http://timesdelphic.com/2018/11/the-2018-norman-e-borlaug-international-symposium/

WHO Channel 13: World Food Prize Symposium Examines Hunger Made Worse By War: https://whotv.com/2018/10/17/world-food-prize-symposium-examines-hunger-made-worse-by-war/

Des Moines Register: Corteva: Bayer play key role in environmental solutions and Iowa's future: executives say: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2018/10/19/bayer-corteva-executives-say-agriculture-plays-role-environmental-solutions-world-food-prize-iowa/1687597002/

Iowa Public Television: Market to Market: The 2018 World Food Prize Laureates Speeches (podcast): http://www.iptv.org/mtom/story/31748/2018-world-food-prize-laureates

Iowa Public Radio: Iowa-based World Food Prize Honors Global Leaders in Child Nutrition: http://www.iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-based-world-food-prize-honors-global-leaders-child-nutrition

Des Moines Register: Corteva: Bayer play key role in environmental solutions and Iowa's future: executives say: https://eu.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2018/10/19/bayer-corteva-executives-say-agriculture-plays-role-environmental-solutions-world-food-prize-iowa/1687597002/

Oskaloosa News: World Food Prize Lecture Continues At George Daily:
http://oskynews.org/world-food-prize-lecture-continues-at-george-daily/

Des Moines Register: Photos: World Food Prize Laureate Awards Ceremony:
https://www.desmoinesregister.com/picture-gallery/news/2018/10/18/world-food-prize-laureate-awards-ceremony/1689587002/

Radio Iowa: Farmers from around the world talk about the industry at World Food Prize event: https://www.radioiowa.com/2018/10/18/farmers-from-around-the-world-talk-about-the-industry-at-world-food-prize-event/

WHO Channel 13: Skyscraper Farm Raises Farming to a Higher Level:
https://whotv.com/2018/10/18/skyscraper-farm-raises-farming-to-a-higher-level/

The Simpsonian: Sweet potatoes: the food of the future:
https://thesimpsonian.com/28117/lifestyles/features/sweet-potatoes-the-food-of-the-future/

Iowa Agribusiness radio: CGIAR and their mission for global agriculture: https://www.iowaagribusinessradionetwork.com/cgiar-and-their-mission-for-global-agriculture/

KMA LAND Radio: World Food Prize honors two students with prestigious internship awards: http://www.kmaland.com/ag/world-food-prize-honors-two-students-with-prestigious-internship-awards/article_479207d0-d39f-11e8-9184-676b6a21a478.html

KCRG: USDA trade under Secretary visits Des Moines:
https://www.kcrg.com/content/news/USDA-trade-under-Secretary-visits-Des-Moines-498186801.html

KCRG: Farmer from Mexico speaks on agriculture challenges:
https://www.kcrg.com/content/news/Farmer-from-Mexico-speaks-on-agriculture-challenges-498294561.html

Additional Coverage:

The New Food Economy : What if there was a prize for food sovereignty?:
https://newfoodeconomy.org/food-sovereignty-prize-2018/

Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: Opinion pieces address political support: : transformation of food systems to prevent all forms of malnutrition.:
https://www.kff.org/news-summary/opinion-pieces-address-political-support-transformation-of-food-systems-to-prevent-all-forms-of-malnutrition/

The Progessive Farmer: Global Food Gap Growing: Group warns food supply won't meet future demand without productivity gains:
https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/world-policy/article/2018/10/17/group-warns-food-supply-meet-future-2

Genetic Literacy Project: Video: Filipino farmer shares insider tips for spreading GMO acceptance in developing world.: https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/world-policy/article/2018/10/17/group-warns-food-supply-meet-future-2

Ecofin Agency: African Development Bank to showcase key agriculture initiatives at 2018 World Food Prize events: https://www.ecofinagency.com/public-management/1710-39099-african-development-bank-to-showcase-key-agriculture-initiatives-at-2018-world-food-prize-events

Crookston Times: UMC contingent at World Food Prize symposium in Des Moines: http://www.crookstontimes.com/news/20181017/umc-contingent-at-world-food-prize-symposium-in-des-moines

The Fence Post: GAP Report: Consumer trends transform agriculture:
https://www.thefencepost.com/news/gap-report-consumer-trends-transform-agriculture/

Drovers: 4 Observations from the Global Farmer Network Roundtable:
https://www.drovers.com/article/4-observations-global-farmer-network-roundtable

Modern Ghana: Over 200 Global Food Movement Leaders and Organizations Reject "Gene Drives": https://www.modernghana.com/news/890992/over-200-global-food-movement-leaders-and-organizations-reje.html

SUN this week: Education briefs for the week of Oct. 19:
https://www.hometownsource.com/sun_thisweek/free/education-briefs-for-the-week-of-oct/article_35485034-d23c-11e8-915f-2f6155b4490f.html

All Africa: Tanzania: Business Opportunities in Food: Nutrition Explored:
https://allafrica.com/stories/201810170378.html

All Africa: African Development Bank to Showcase Key Agriculture Initiatives At 2018 World Food Prize Events: https://allafrica.com/stories/201810170809.html

AgriCulture: Ag Companies Love Consumers (And Farmers: Too):
https://www.agriculture.com/news/business/ag-companies-are-embracing-the-consumer

DTN Progressive Farmer: Intensify to Sustainability: CAST Award Winner Highlights Ag Intensification: Stewardship in Climate Conversation:
https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/world-policy/article/2018/10/18/cast-award-winner-highlights-ag-2

Namibia Economist: AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK TO SHOWCASE KEY AGRICULTURE INITIATIVES AT 2018 WORLD FOOD PRIZE EVENTS:
https://economist.com.na/39202/special-focus/african-development-bank-to-showcase-key-agriculture-initiatives-at-2018-world-food-prize-events/

American Agriculturist: CAST award winner focuses on sustainability:
https://www.americanagriculturist.com/farm-life/cast-award-winner-focuses-sustainability

Tri-State Livestock News: GAP Report: Consumer trends transform ag:
https://www.tsln.com/news/gap-report-consumer-trends-transform-agriculture/

Succesful Farming: ROBB FRALEY'S NEXT MOVE: THE FORMER CTO AT MONSANTO LOOKS AT HIS NEXT CAREER MOVE.: https://www.agriculture.com/news/business/robb-fraleys-next-move

The Western Producer: Bio-fortification could make crops more nutritious: researcher: https://www.producer.com/2018/10/bio-fortification-could-make-crops-more-nutritious-researcher/

Business Record: INSIDER NOTEBOOK - One Good Read: World Food Prize laureates note 'staggering' malnutrition: https://businessrecord.com/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/INSIDER-NOTEBOOK-One-Good-Read-World-Food-Prize-laureates-note-staggering-malnutrition/170/832/84360

Farm Journal's AgPro: World Food Prize Awards ISU's David Acker With Next Generation Award: https://www.agprofessional.com/article/world-food-prize-awards-isus-david-acker-next-generation-award

Cornell Cronicle : Freshman recognized for irrigation project with Nepalese women: http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2018/10/freshman-recognized-irrigation-project-nepalese-women

Colorado Public Radio: Hickenlooper Dips A Political Toe In Iowa: http://www.cpr.org/news/story/hickenlooper-dips-a-political-toe-in-iowa

Farm Journals Pork: World Food Prize Awards ISU's David Acker With Next Generation Award: https://www.porkbusiness.com/article/world-food-prize-awards-isus-david-acker-next-generation-award

Global Farmer Network: Facebook Live of GLF:
https://www.facebook.com/GlobalFarmerNetwork/videos/1869557336460866/

WXPI News: Vertical Farming Startup Presents at the World Food Prize:
https://www.wpxi.com/news/vertical-farming-startup-presents-at-the-world-food-prize/855906314

Morning Ag Clips: 2018 Lambert Hunger Fighter Scholarship - Alyssa Dougherty:
https://www.morningagclips.com/2018-lambert-hunger-fighter-scholarship/

Devex: Nutrition gets a moment at the World Food Prize as global hunger rises:
https://www.devex.com/news/nutrition-gets-a-moment-at-the-world-food-prize-as-global-hunger-rises-93714

Landscape News: Food demand outpacing sustainable supply as population booms: https://news.globallandscapesforum.org/30499/food-demand-outpacing-sustainable-supply-as-population-booms/

Wallace's Farmer: Take it to the farmer: and the consumer:
https://www.wallacesfarmer.com/business/take-it-farmer-and-consumer

AgriPulse: Agribusiness leaders pledge more openness: transparency:
https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/11581-agribusiness-leaders-pledge-more-openness-transparency?v=preview

Africa News: Agri-tech can turn African Savannah into global food basket – African Development Bank: http://www.africanews.com/2018/10/25/agri-tech-can-turn-african-savannah-into-global-food-basket-african-development-bank/

IPP Media: "Agri-tech can turn African Savannah into global food basket" - AfDB: https://www.ippmedia.com/en/business/agri-tech-can-turn-african-savannah-global-food-basket-afdb

Southeast AgNet Network: Florida HS Students Present Research at Prestigious Global Conference: http://southeastagnet.com/2018/10/29/florida-hs-students-global-conference/

Devex: Q&A: World Food Prize laureate Lawrence Haddad on how to 'clamor' for nutrition:
https://www.devex.com/news/q-a-world-food-prize-laureate-lawrence-haddad-on-how-to-clamor-for-nutrition-93730

Devex: Q&A: World Food Prize laureate Nabarro on nutrition and conflict:
https://www.devex.com/news/q-a-world-food-prize-laureate-nabarro-on-nutrition-and-conflict-93741

Wallace's Farmer: Monsanto’s Robb Fraley: Communicate tech’s importance to agriculture: https://www.wallacesfarmer.com/technology/fraley-foresees-future

Wallace's Farmer: Apply now for World Food Prize international internships:                                        https://www.wallacesfarmer.com/farm-life/apply-now-world-food-prize-international-internships

 

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