Sixth-Generation Dutch Seedsman Wins $250,000 World Food Prize
Simon N. Groot of the Netherlands was announced today as the 2019 World Food Prize Laureate for his transformative role in empowering millions of smallholder farmers in more than 60...
Remarks: 2019 Laureate Announcement Ceremony
Thank you Secretary Singh for your extremely kind introduction. Knowing that your father studied under our founder Dr. Norman Borlaug adds particular meaning to this event. Secretary Pompeo, on behalf of...
World Food Prize Announces its 2019 Laureate
The 2019 winner of the prestigious $250,000 World Food Prize will be announced at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 10, at 9:30 a.m. EDT....
World Food Prize Announces Opening of Registration for 2019 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium
From the stage of the Dialogue for Asian Civilizations in Beijing, Amb. Kenneth M. Quinn, president of the World Food Prize Foundation, announced the opening of registration for the 2019...
The World Food Prize Celebrates 21 Years of its International Internship Program and Selects 24 Students
The World Food Prize Foundation announced today that it will send 24 high school students abroad for the Borlaug-Ruan International Internship program at renowned international research centers and NGOs this...
World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute Reaches a Record Number of Iowa High Schools
Today, the eighth annual World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute brought together 304 students from 130 high schools at Iowa State University to explore critical global food security issues and...
Application Process for the Global Youth Institute At-Large U.S. States Opens
The World Food Prize announced today the opening of the application process for all “At-Large U.S. States” who wish to attend the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute October 16-19...
The World Food Prize Selects Eleven Students for Its Prestigious Internship Program
The World Food Prize Foundation announced today the selection of the 2019 Spring George Washington Carver (GWC) Interns. Each academic semester and summer, a group of highly qualified undergraduate and...
President of the World Food Prize to Retire After 20 Years of Leadership
Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn announced today that he will retire as president of the World Food Prize Foundation on January 3, 2020 after 20 years leading the organization. “Leading the World...
Open to the Media: World Food Prize Honors Founder Dr. Norman Borlaug
World Food Prize President Amb. Kenneth M. Quinn invites the media to attend the Norman Borlaug Commemoration event at the Hall of Laureates on March 25, 2019 at 6:00 p.m....