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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...

Welcome to the Next Era of the World Food Prize Foundation

Posted on 01/14/2020 at 8:53 AM
Thank you for your greetings over the past several weeks. I have enjoyed an incredible first week at the World Food Prize Foundation and am grateful for the welcome received here in Iowa and around the world. I am truly honored to be assuming the role as president, and I...
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