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The President's Blog

At the World Food Prize Foundation, we are eager to report our progress and address key issues related to global food security. I am pleased to use this blog to connect with each of you about the next era of the Foundation. - Barbara Stinson, President of the World Food Prize Foundation

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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...

New Presidency in the Time of COVID-19: World Food Prize Foundation Response

Posted on 04/07/2020 at 1:23 PM
Turns out that January 6 was an auspicious day to begin a new job. Taking on leadership of the Foundation was going to be challenging regardless, but doing so at the onset of a global pandemic? Unimaginable! Fortunately, the capable staff and prior work of WFPF created a platform that...

2019 Borlaug Dialogue Report

Posted on 02/24/2020 at 2:19 PM
Every year, diverse interests from around the world converge on Des Moines, Iowa in October for the Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium. In 2019, the World Food Prize Foundation (WFPF) welcomed so many to consider broad-ranging topics centered on Pax Agricultura: Peace through Agriculture. While video recordings of the panels and...
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