World Food Prize Wallace-Carver Fellowship Now Accepting Applications
The World Food Prize Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2019 Wallace-Carver Fellowship at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The prestigious Wallace-Carver Fellowship offers exceptional college and graduate students...
World Food Prize Borlaug-Ruan International Internship Now Accepting Applications
(October 31, 2018) Des Moines, IA -- The World Food Prize Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2019 Borlaug-Ruan International Internship. This eight-week summer program provides international research experiences...
World Food Prize Presents Inaugural “Inspiring the Next Generation” Award to ISU Associate Dean David Acker
(October 19, 2018) Des Moines, IA -- The World Food Prize was pleased to present the inaugural “Inspiring the Next Generation” award to Iowa State University Associate Dean David Acker....
World Food Prize Honors Two Students with Prestigious Internship Awards
Des Moines, Iowa (October 19, 2018) - The World Food Prize Foundation announced Isabella Culotta as the recipient of the 2018 Elaine Szymoniak Award and Hans Riensche as the recipient...
World Food Prize Week 2018: “Rise to the Challenge”
Des Moines, IA (October 15, 2018): The 2018 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium will convene a fantastic array of international leaders; policy makers; farmers; executives from agribusiness and non-governmental organizations; and...
2018 Robert D. Ray Iowa SHARES Humanitarian Award Honors Those Who Led the Campaign Saving Thousands of Victims of the Cambodian Genocide
The World Food Prize announced today that it will honor 14 individuals and organizations with the 2018 Robert D. Ray Iowa SHARES Humanitarian Award. The award will be given to...
World Food Prize Foundation to Announce Recipient of 2018 Robert D. Ray Iowa SHARES Humanitarian Award
Des Moines, IA (September 24, 2018) – In recognition of the late Governor Robert D. Ray’s global humanitarian leadership and in honor of what would have been his 90th birthday,...
World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute Receives Governor’s STEM Council Seal of Approval
The World Food Prize announced today that the Iowa Youth Institute (IYI) has been awarded the Governor’s STEM Council Seal of Approval, an endorsement that recognizes and supports Iowa programs...
A Personal Remembrance of and a Tribute To Kofi Annan On the Occasion of the 2018 African Green Revolution Forum
When Kofi Annan passed away just last month, I issued a statement on behalf of the World Food Prize that said: “Kofi Annan’s vision in creating the United Nations Millennium Development...
International Food Policy Research Institute Director General Joins World Food Prize Council of Advisors
On the stage of the Sustainable Development Goals Conference at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, the World Food Prize Foundation announced that Dr. Shenggen Fan, Director General of the International...