Press Registration for 2018 World Food Prize Week Events is Now Open
Des Moines, Iowa (August 20, 2018): Press registration for the 2018 World Food Prize Week of Events held Oct. 15-19 in Des Moines, Iowa, is now open. The highlight of...
The World Food Prize Foundation Pays Tribute to former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan
“The World Food Prize Foundation extends its condolences to the family and colleagues of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan on his passing,” stated foundation president Ambassador Kenneth Quinn. “Kofi...
2018 World Food Prize Laureates to Speak at Wageningen University in the Netherlands
The World Food Prize Foundation announced today that the 2018 Laureates, Drs. Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro, will be featured speakers at the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Conference on August...
Iowa State University President Joins the World Food Prize Council of Advisors
The World Food Prize Foundation announced today that Dr. Wendy Wintersteen, president of Iowa State University, has joined the World Food Prize Council of Advisors. “As President of Iowa State University,...
The World Food Prize Seeks Social Media and Writing Intern for Fall Semester
The internationally renowned World Food Prize Foundation is accepting applications for a George Washington Carver Social Media and Writing Intern for the 2018 fall semester. The Social Media and Writing Intern...
World Food Prize Foundation Announces 30 Students Selected for USDA Wallace-Carver Fellowship
(Des Moines, IA) - July 13, 2018 -- The World Food Prize and The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have announced the selection of 30 university students for the prestigious...
The World Food Prize Foundation Pays Tribute to Iowa Governor Robert D. Ray
On behalf of all of the World Food Prize Laureates and our Council of Advisors, The World Food Prize Foundation extends its deepest condolences to the family of Governor Robert...
Nutrition Champions Win 2018 World Food Prize for Leading Global Movement to Reduce Child Stunting
Drs. Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro were announced today as the 2018 World Food Prize Laureates during a ceremony at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Prize rewards their individual...
Remarks: 2018 Laureate Announcement Ceremony
Under Secretary Bill Northey, thank you for the extremely kind introduction and for your generous words about the World Food Prize and our founder Dr. Norman E. Borlaug. I had...
The World Food Prize Names New Chair of Laureate Selection Committee
The World Food Prize Foundation announced today that Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, 2009 World Food Prize Laureate, has assumed the position of Chair of the Laureate Selection Committee. As chair, Dr. Ejeta...