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Farmer Voices at the World Food Prize

As the United Nations gathered the world in 2021 with an ambition to transform global food systems and as it becomes clearer that we are not on track to meet the 2030 Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) during this Decade of Action, it is more vital than ever for a variety of farmer voices to be […]

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Video Oct 24, 2021

Women Winners of the World Food Prize

Women Winners of the World Food Prize

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Global Issues Infographic Feb 10, 2021

Charting the Impact of the World Food Prize Winners

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Global Issues Infographic Oct 14, 2020

Video: Norman Borlaug 100 Years Tribute from World Food Prize

Watch this video to learn about the phenomenal legacy of Dr. Norman Borlaug, plant breeder, Nobel Prize laureate and World Food Prize founder. “When you talk about food security, it doesn’t take very long for the name Norman Borlaug to come up,” said former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. “He dedicated his entire life […]

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Global Issues Video Oct 02, 2017

Food Heroes Celebrated at World Food Prize

CropLife International has launched its  Food Heroes campaign, which not only celebrates the farmers that grow our food, but also the plant scientists that help farmers with crop protection products and improved seeds. See the press release here.

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Global Issues News Item Oct 12, 2016

Farmers and the World Food Prize Laureates Who Changed Their Lives

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Global Issues Webpage Oct 12, 2016

Respecting the Spirit of the World Food Prize: Addressing Hunger Through Science

Respecting the Spirit of the World Food Prize: Addressing Hunger Through Science By Michael Michener, Director of Sustainability Policy, CropLife International The World Food Prize, held each October in Des Moines, is both a celebration of Norman Borlaug’s life and work, and a forum for advancing the science of agriculture. Reflecting on this year’s event, […]

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Global Issues Webpage Oct 23, 2015

Founders of Modern Biotechnology Win 2013 World Food Prize

The World Food Prize is the Nobel Peace Prize of the food world – the preeminent international award that honors individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food. Their achievements may be in food science, technology, manufacturing, marketing, nutrition, agricultural economics, poverty alleviation, political leadership or social sciences. […]

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Webpage Apr 23, 2014

Dr. Rattan Lal on Soil Health, Plant Science and Food Security

Food chains start from the ground up. Healthy, nutrient-rich soil is key for growing the food we need to feed a rapidly growing global population. A renewed focus on soil health can lead to more efficient crop yields that will strengthen global food chains and improve global food and nutrition security.

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Uncategorized Webpage Dec 03, 2020

Food Security and Beyond: The Intersection of Agriculture with Climate Change, Biodiversity and Social Rights

It’s been 50 years since Norman Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his contributions to global food security. Over the last half-century, agriculture has leveraged science and innovation to continue the Green Revolution that Dr. Borlaug started to help grow rural communities and agricultural economies, and sustainably feed our population. This year’s recognition […]

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Global Issues interview Oct 14, 2020

How much do you know about agricultural achievements that have won the Nobel Prize?

October is Nobel Prize month — when individuals and institutions are recognized for academic, cultural and scientific advances. Several Nobel Laureates are scientists and humanitarians that have been acknowledged for their contributions to the agricultural sciences and have impacted food and nutrition security. Fifty years ago, Dr. Norman Borlaug, the “Father of the Green Revolution,” […]

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Global Issues Quiz Oct 14, 2020

Biotech #FoodHeroes: Mary-Dell Chilton

Mary-Dell Chilton Dr. Mary-Dell Chilton has often been called the “Queen of Agrobacterium.” But the now-retired distinguished science fellow at Syngenta isn’t one to put on regal airs, even as she pioneers advances in agriculture and paves the way for other women to succeed in science. That’s because Chilton values teamwork. She duly credits her […]

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Webpage Sep 03, 2020

Female #FoodHeroes: Jean Lonie

Jean Lonie Jean is the relationship manager for Nuffield International Farming Scholars. She works with farmers, ranchers, fishers, and agri-professionals around the world to encourage and support them as they use travel and research to grow as people and, ultimately, as leaders in agriculture.   How did you become involved with Nuffield? The Nuffield Farming […]

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Webpage Feb 25, 2019

Next Green Revolution: How Farmers will feed a Warmer World webcast

On 16 October 2013, five farmers from around the globe came together at the 2013 World Food Prize to discuss how climate change is creating new and demanding challenges for them. Hear how they are looking to new agricultural technologies and farm management practices to improve the resilience and reliability of their farms in the future.

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Global Issues Video Oct 21, 2013

CropLife International Partners With Others To Support Global Soil Health

By Robert Hunter, Chief Operating Officer, CropLife International As soil scientist and World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Rattan Lal has said, “There can be no food without healthy soil, and there can be no life without food.” Soil health is not only at the foundation of our food systems and critical for the achievement of […]

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Global Issues News Item Oct 24, 2021