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08/26/2019 Head of Asia Agriculture For the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Joins World Food Prize Council of Advisors
The World Food Prize Foundation announced today that Dr. Purvi Mehta, Head of Asia Agriculture for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has joined the Council of Advisors. “On behalf...
08/21/2019 The World Food Prize Announces the Opening of the Borlaug-Ruan Intern Application Process
The World Food Prize announced today that the application process for the Borlaug-Ruan International Internship program has opened and Ellen Franzenburg has been named the new director of this prestigious...
08/19/2019 World Food Prize Foundation Announces Keynote Speaker for the 2019 Iowa Hunger Summit
The World Food Prize Foundation announced today that Suzanne Clark, President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, has been selected as the keynote speaker for the 2019 Iowa Hunger Summit....
08/15/2019 Press Registration for 2019 World Food Prize Week Events is Now Open
08/14/2019 World Food Prize Selects Gender-Focused Plant Breeder as the Recipient of the 2019 Norman Borlaug Award For Field Research and Application
The World Food Prize Foundation announced today that Dr. Hale Ann Tufan, of Turkey, is the 2019 Recipient of the Norman E. Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Endowed...
08/07/2019 Chairperson of the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation Joins World Food Prize Council of Advisors
From the stage of the 30th Anniversary celebration of the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation in India, Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn, president of the World Food Prize, announced that Dr. Madhura...
08/01/2019 Director of the Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture Joins World Food Prize Council of Advisors
The World Food Prize Foundation announced today that Dr. Elsa Murano, the Director of the Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture at Texas A&M University, has joined the Council of Advisors....
07/29/2019 World Food Prize Foundation Announces Appointment of New Assistant to the President
The World Food Prize Foundation announced today that Meghan Walters has joined its staff as Special Assistant to the President. "I chose Ms. Walters for this important position on our staff...
07/19/2019 The World Food Prize Foundation Announces the Winner of the Inaugural Norman Borlaug Poster Contest
Each year on October 16, the World Food Prize Foundation recognizes World Food Day in conjunction with Dr. Norman E. Borlaug/World Food Prize Day in Iowa. Today the Foundation is...
07/18/2019 The World Food Prize Foundation Opens Registration for the Annual Iowa Hunger Summit
The World Food Prize has announced the opening of registration for the 13th annual Iowa Hunger Summit. This event gathers community members and leaders from all across Iowa who are...
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