The World Food Prize Foundation

International Internship Sites

Since 1998, the Borlaug-Ruan International Internship program has trained the next generation of promising young innovators at the leading research and development organizations around the world. There are currently nineteen active host research centers and thirteen previous partner sites worldwide. Explore our program partners below and how they're empowering a new generation of global problem solvers and scientific leaders for high impact careers. 


Listed below in the format of Country | Name of Host Organization

Brazil | EMBRAPA Bangladesh | BRAC  

China | CAAS China | CNHRRDC  

China | CAU Costa Rica | EARTH University China | Peking University 

Costa Rica | IICA Costa Rica | MVI  

Egypt | WorldFish Center  Ethiopia | ILRI Guatemala | Hormel Foods Corp & CeSSIAM

India | AVRDC  India | ICRISAT India | Grow Indigo India | MSSRF 

India | S.M. Sehgal Foundation  India | Mahyco Indonesia | CIFOR

Kenya | ILRI Kenya | ICIPE Kenya | ICRAF Kenya | CIP 

Malaysia | WorldFish Center Mexico | CIMMYT

 Morocco| ICARDA Nepal | ICIMOD Nepal | IWMI 

Philippines | IRRI Taiwan | AVRDC USA | IFPRI  Tanzania | AVRDC

  Thailand | AVRDC  Thailand | CIMMYT  Trinidad | IICA  Turkey | CIMMYT


​​​​2024 Internship Sites

Listed below in the format of Country | Name of Host Organization

Costa Rica | EARTH University Costa Rica | IICA 

India | AVRDC  India | ICRISAT India | Grow Indigo 

India | MSSRF India | S.M. Sehgal Foundation  India | Mahyco

Kenya | ILRI Kenya | ICIPE

Mexico | CIMMYT Peru | CIP 

The World Food Prize Foundation partners with research scientists, practitioners and policymakers around the world to mentor Borlaug-Ruan Interns. These research leaders all work towards creating a more sustainable, equitable and food secure world.


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