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10/20/2022 NASA Scientist Cynthia Rosenzweig Receives the 2022 World Food Prize
On October 20, 2022, the World Food Prize Foundation awarded Cynthia Rosenzweig of the United States with the World Food Prize for her seminal contributions to understanding and predicting the...
10/12/2022 Youth participate in World Food Prize Foundation summer internships and fellowships
This summer, the World Food Prize Foundation supported 23 interns and four fellows through the Borlaug-Ruan International Internship and the USDA Wallace-Carver Fellowship. Borlaug-Ruan interns engaged virtually at 19 partner...
10/11/2022 Ukraine farmer to address global agricultural experts at World Food Prize Foundation’s Borlaug Dialogue
October 11, 2022, Des Moines, IOWA – A farmer in Ukraine will draw attention to the plight of Europe’s breadbasket at the World Food Prize Foundation’s International Borlaug Dialogue next...
08/30/2022 World Food Prize Foundation Announces Indian Scientist as Recipient of the 2022 Norman Borlaug Award For Field Research and Application
The World Food Prize Foundation has announced that Dr. Mahalingam Govindaraj, Senior Scientist for Crop Development at HarvestPlus and the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, will receive the 2022...
08/17/2022 Celebrating the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act
We were pleased to see the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act and its signature into law this week. This legislation is an investment in our future that empowers farmers...
08/11/2022 Mashal Husain promoted to Senior Vice President of The World Food Prize Foundation
The World Food Prize Foundation announced with great pleasure the promotion of Mashal Husain to Senior Vice President, Development, Finance and Operations. She has worked devotedly for the organization for...
08/02/2022 Registration now open for the World Food Prize Foundation’s 2022 Borlaug Dialogue
Early bird discounts are available through August 15. Registration is open for the World Food Prize Foundation’s 2022 Norman E. Borlaug International Dialogue, which will address overcoming pervasive global food-system shocks....
07/29/2022 Iowa Hunger Summit to Host Digital Listening Session on Hunger
The event offers ideas and policies in response to the first White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health since 1969. The Iowa Hunger Summit will conduct an upcoming listening session...
07/15/2022 World Food Prize Foundation Announces New Director of Communications
The World Food Prize Foundation (WFPF) announced today that Emily Boyden has joined the organization as the new Director of Communications. As Director of Communications, Emily will manage the communications...
07/07/2022 World Food Prize Foundation Announces New Program Manager, Development and Finance
The World Food Prize Foundation (WFPF) announced today that Mackenzie Carlson has joined the organization as the new Program Manager, Development and Finance. As Program Manager, Mackenzie will support and...
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