World Food Prize

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News

Agricultural experimental station in Toluca will be renamed to honor distinguished scientist.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

Rattan Lal receives agriculture’s highest distinction for developing sustainable farming practices that conserve soils and contribute to climate change mitigation.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

The 2019 Borlaug Dialogue explored solutions to feed the planet sustainably in the face of conflict and climate change.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

Villalobos highlights the importance of improving food systems and agriculture to fight violence and forced migration.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

The work of laureate Simon N. Groot has helped smallholder farmers to enhance vegetable production and has improved the diets of millions.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Oskaloosa Herald (30 Sep 2019)

This year’s speaker is Bram Govaerts, the global Director Innovative Business Strategies at CIMMYT.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Two Borlaug-Ruan interns at CIMMYT share their opinions about battling food insecurity.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Villegas was recognized for co-developing quality protein maize.

Capacity development
News

Transforming subsistence agriculture and unsustainable farming systems into productive and sustainable operations has been the key focus of scientist Bram Govaerts, 2014 recipient of the Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application.

Capacity development
Features

Africa must develop a strong educational infrastructure to address the challenges of poverty, malnutrition and food insecurity, said experts at the World Food Prize.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Encourage youth willing to become “hunger fighters” to take up the challenges of farming despite erratic weather caused by climate change, drought, dwindling water supplies and nutrient-depleted soil.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Sanjaya Rajaram, recipient of the 2014 World Food Prize, told more than 200 participants at the World Food Forum in Santiago, Chile, on 14 April, that he held hopes for a “second Green Revolution.”