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Applications Invited For Nominations for the World Food Prize from Food Security and Agricultural Champions

Applications Invited For Nominations for the World Food Prize from Food Security and Agricultural Champions

Organization: The World Food Prize Foundation

Event Duration: 01 Oct. 2019 - 29 Feb. 2020

Apply By: 01 May 2019

About Norman Borlaug:

Norman E. Borlaug Founder of  The World Food Prize , is a  Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

In 1970 Norman E. Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for a lifetime of work to feed a hungry world. Although a scientist with outstanding contributions, perhaps Dr. Borlaug's greatest achievement has been his unending struggle to integrate the various streams of agricultural research into viable technologies and to convince political leaders to bring these advances to fruition.

Organization:

The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognizing the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. The Prize was founded in 1986 by Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, recipient of the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize. Since then, the World Food Prize has honored 48 outstanding individuals who have made vital contributions throughout the world. The World Food Prize annually hosts the Borlaug Dialogue international symposium and a variety of youth education programs to help further the discussion on cutting-edge global food security issues and inspire the next generation to end hunger.

About the Award:

The World Food Prize Foundation is now accepting nominations for its globally renowned award that recognizes the accomplishments of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. Nominations of worthy candidates are invited from public and private organizations, academic institutions, governmental organizations, and businesses.

The World Food Prize was created in 1986 to be the highest individual honor for truly exceptional and unique achievements in improving the quality, quantity, and availability of the world’s food supply, as well as the access of all human beings to it. This prestigious $250,000 award has been presented to 48 outstanding individuals from 18 countries. In issuing this annual invitation to nominate, World Food Prize President Ambassador Kenneth Quinn affirmed that: “It is imperative that those individuals whose work has truly made a difference in the lives and well-being of large numbers of people are considered for this award.”

Application Deadline: 1st May 2019

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