World Food Prize

Innovation and technology
News

CGIAR centers make strong case for Latin America as the best place for investing in solutions to overcome challenges to global agriculture from climate change, pandemics and more.

Climate change
News

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

Food security
Features

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

Climate change
News

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

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.

Capacity development
News

Summer intern says her experience working with CIMMYT researchers in Turkey profoundly changed her career and her life.

Food security
Features

Experts discuss agricultural research and food security at the 2018 Borlaug Dialogue.

Food security
News

Experts explained the spread of the pest and presented science-based solutions to fight it.

Health and nutrition
News

With this award, food and agriculture leaders highlight the importance of linking food production and nutrition.

Health and nutrition
Food security
Podcasts

We talk to the recipient of the World Food Prize 2018 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application. Rouse is being recognized for his work on Ug99.

Food security
News

Matthew Rouse, a researcher with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is being recognized for his work to contain and reduce the impact of Ug99.

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.