At the U.S. State Department on June 19, Amb. Ken Quinn announced the winners of the 2013 World Food Prize and Secretary of State John Kerry delivered keynote remarks.
The recipients named today independently developed the science of modern plant biotechnology, opening doors to improved agricultural crops that can feed the world more effectively and sustainably.
Tony Blair, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and Cardinal Peter K.A. Turkson to Headline 2013 Borlaug Dialogue on Biotechnology, Sustainability and Climate Volatility
Iowa High School Students Explore Global Career Paths in Science at Second Annual World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute
The program seeks to inspire Iowa youth to go into critical fields to solve world problems.
Record number of high school students will go abroad this summer to gain firsthand experience at prestigious international research centers, working to alleviate global hunger.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to be Honored for Public Service at Hoover-Wallace Dinner
The two leaders will be honored for their public service in building economic and agricultural ties with China, and for promoting youth education programs; funds raised at the event will go toward international internships for Iowa students
Israeli Scientist Pioneered Micro-Irrigation and Bridged Cultural Divides to Improve Global Food Supply
Iowa High School Students Get Inside Look at Global Careers in Science
World Food Prize Foundation "greatly honored" to host Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping during events in Iowa
Gift from Paul and Claudia Schickler to Expand the World Food Prize Youth Education Programs to All Iowa High Schools, Build Student Interest in Science
Governor Branstad says the financial commitment is a strong example of a public-private initiative that can significantly enhance educational opportunities in Iowa.
The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology has named Catherine Bertini as the winner of the prestigious 2011 Borlaug CAST Communication Award.
Unprecedented Number of High School Students to Work Abroad on Hunger Issues
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, World Food Prize Founder, recognized as the World Food Prize celebrates 25th Anniversary; Bill signing ceremony to be held Wednesday.