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World Food Prize Laureates address global food crisis


July 14, 2008 - Laureates Address Global Food Crisis

July 14, 2008 - - World Food Prize Laureates are among the global leaders working to address and confront world hunger. As food prices rise and insecurity spreads around the world, the Laureates are working to find solutions to the growing problem.

As such, The Des Moines Register asked four previous World Food Prize Laureates - Hans Herren (1995, Switzerland), Per Pinstrup-Andersen (2001, Denmark), Pedro Sanchez (2002, United States) and Catherine Bertini (2003, United States) - to share their perspectives and recommendations on how to address the current global food crisis.


Hans Herren -
Change direction:
Farm sustainably

Per Pinstrup-Andersen -
Boost rural investment in developing nations

Pedro Sanchez -
Crisis presents opportunity

Catherine Bertini -
Invest in Africa's farmers - the women





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