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Welcome to the Borlaug Dialogue - Feeding a Fragile World

Posted on 10/12/2022 at 8:00 AM
Welcome to the 2022 Borlaug Dialogue, Feeding a Fragile World. We have one week until we kick off three days of inspiring deliberations on the huge challenges ahead and the progress needed to feed our fragile world. We are grateful that many of you will be traveling to Des Moines...

2022 White House Conference offers action plan for addressing hunger in the U.S.

Posted on 09/28/2022 at 5:00 AM
Today, the White House holds a conference on hunger, nutrition, and health. The goal of the conference is to “end hunger and increase healthy eating and physical activity by 2030, so that fewer Americans experience diet-related diseases like diabetes, obesity, and hypertension.” The World Food Prize Foundation is committed to...

Celebrating Accomplishment and Gaining Momentum

Posted on 05/20/2021 at 2:50 PM
2021 World Food Prize Laureate Last week, I announced the 2021 World Food Prize Laureate - the second person from the Caribbean, the first woman of Asian heritage and the seventh woman to receive the World Food Prize Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted! Dr. Thilsted was chosen by our distinguished Laureate Selection Committee...

Mobilizing 4 Action

Posted on 03/08/2021 at 8:52 AM
Becoming President of the World Food Prize Foundation was a dream come true for me, a chance to advance the legacy of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, inspiring critical action to end hunger around the globe. While 2020 brought many unanticipated challenges for us all, we at the Foundation also learned...

Right Action | Key Messages | Plans for 2020

Posted on 06/19/2020 at 10:06 AM
Defining Right Action: Locally and Globally Over the last few months, the World Food Prize Foundation (WFPF) is evolving our programs and practices in light of COVID-19. We are working to develop new directions for all of our activities through extensive research and consultation with many partners. Now, on the special...
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