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06/27/2024 From Iowa to Africa: Dr. Jim Blessman's Mission Earns 2024 Robert D. Ray Iowa SHARES Award
The World Food Prize Foundation announced today that it will honor Iowa native Jim Blessman as the recipient of the 2024 Robert D. Ray Iowa SHARES Humanitarian Award. The award...
06/14/2024 World Food Prize Foundation Announces Appointment of New Program Coordinator
The World Food Prize Foundation announced today that Angeline Neo has joined its staff as a Program Coordinator. “Angeline’s wide array of communications experience and passion for global food security directly...
06/05/2024 World Food Prize Foundation Selects Students for Distinguished Borlaug-Ruan International Internship
The World Food Prize Foundation announced today that it will send 14 students abroad for the Borlaug-Ruan International Internship program at renowned international research centers and NGOs this summer. These exceptional...
06/03/2024 The World Food Prize Foundation Selects Six Students for the Prestigious George Washington Carver Internship Program
The World Food Prize Foundation announced today the selection of six interns for the prestigious George Washington Carver (GWC) Internship program for the Summer of 2024. Since its inception in...
05/09/2024 Fathers of the Global Seed Vault Named 2024 World Food Prize Laureates
Two scientists who were instrumental in creating a back-up vault of the world’s crop seeds to protect global food security have been named the 2024 World Food Prize Laureates. Dr....
05/06/2024 World Food Prize Foundation Announces Registration Opening for the 18th Annual Iowa Hunger Summit
Today, the World Food Prize Foundation announced the opening of registration for the annual Iowa Hunger Summit. This FREE event, centered around the theme Seeds of Nourishment: Elevating Iowa’s Food...
05/02/2024 The World Food Prize Foundation Will Unveil its 2024 Laureate at the U.S. Department of State
The 2024 winner of the prestigious $500,000 World Food Prize will be announced at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on May 9, 2024, at 9:30 a.m. EDT....
05/01/2024 World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute Expands, Welcoming Iowa Students From Across the State
Monday marked the 13th annual World Food Prize Foundation Iowa Youth Institute (IYI), where 277 students representing 89 Iowa high schools gathered with 85 educators at Iowa State University to...
04/30/2024 World Food Prize Foundation Pays Tribute to First African World Food Prize Laureate Minister Monty Jones
On behalf of the World Food Prize Laureates and our Council of Advisors, the World Food Prize Foundation extends its deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Minister...
04/15/2024 Calling All Changemakers: Nominations Now Open for the Norman Borlaug Field Award
Nominations are now open for the Dr. Norman E. Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Endowed by The Rockefeller Foundation. This accolade acknowledges exceptional achievements in international agriculture and...
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