The World Food Prize Foundation

International Internship Sites

Map of International Internship Sites

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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. 

​​​​​Current Partnerships

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

Brazil | EMBRAPA China | CAAS China | CAU China | CNHRRDC China | Peking University

Costa Rica | EARTH University India | AVRDC  India | ICRISAT

India | Mahyco  India | MSSRF India | S.M. Sehgal Foundation Kenya | ILRI Kenya | ICIPE Malaysia | WorldFish Center

Mexico | CIMMYT Nepal | ICIMOD Peru | CIP Philippines | IRRI Taiwan | AVRDC

Past Partnerships

Bangladesh | BRAC  Costa Rica | IICA  Costa Rica | MVI  Egypt | WorldFish Center 

Ethiopia | ILRI Guatemala | Hormel Foods Corp & CeSSIAM Indonesia | CIFOR Kenya | ICRAF  Tanzania | AVRDC

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


The World Food Prize Foundation partners with research scientists, practitioners and policymakers around the world to mentor Borlaug-Ruan Interns. These research leaders embody what it means to be a hunger fighter! 


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