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Stories Tagged "World Food Prize"

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Bill Gates Speaks at 2009 World Food Prize Ceremony (#306)

posted on October 16, 2009 at 10:42 AM

Bill Gates Speaks at 2009 World Food Prize Ceremony (#306)
Bill Gates promotes sustainability and productivity in the fight against hunger in impoverished nations. 02:57 Read More »

Dr. Gebisa Ejeta: World Food Prize 2009 Laureate (#306)

posted on October 16, 2009 at 10:37 AM

Dr. Gebisa Ejeta: World Food Prize 2009 Laureate (#306)
Dr. Ejeta discusses his work on the cereal crop sorghum. 02:24 Read More »

World Food Prize 2009 Laureate, Dr. Gebisa Ejeta & Symposium Speaker Bill Gates (#306)

posted on October 16, 2009 at 10:08 AM

World Food Prize 2009 Laureate, Dr. Gebisa Ejeta & Symposium Speaker Bill Gates (#306)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal sits down for a one-on-one talk with the 2009 World Food Prize Laureate, Dr. Gebisa Ejeta from Ethiopia. Dr. Gebisa, who is now an agronomy professor at Purdue University, developed a drought-tolerant and disease resistant... 27:47 Read More »

Remembering Humanitarian and Iowan, Dr. Norman Borlaug (#302)

posted on September 17, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Remembering Humanitarian and Iowan, Dr. Norman Borlaug (#302)
1970 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Iowa native, Dr. Norman Borlaug died September 12, 2009. He is best known for his research in Mexico to develop high-yielding, disease-resistant wheat that would grow in hard to grow areas of the... 15:23 Read More »

Discussion: 2008 World Food Prize Laureates Robert Dole & George McGovern (#202)

posted on October 17, 2008 at 3:01 PM

Discussion: 2008 World Food Prize Laureates Robert Dole & George McGovern (#202)
"The Iowa Journal" discusses world hunger with the 2008 Laureates, former U.S. Senators Robert Dole and George McGovern. 12:00 Read More »

World Food Prize 2008: McGovern and Dole (Full Program) (#202)

posted on October 17, 2008 at 3:01 PM

World Food Prize 2008: McGovern and Dole (Full Program) (#202)
Full Program: "The Iowa Journal" discusses world hunger with the 2008 Laureates, former U.S. Senators Robert Dole and George McGovern. 27:46 Read More »

World Food Prize 2008: Fighting World Hunger (#202)

posted on October 17, 2008 at 2:46 PM

World Food Prize 2008: Fighting World Hunger (#202)
The contributions of U.S. Senators Robert Dole and George McGovern are summarized. 05:00 Read More »

Interview with Dr. Philip E. Nelson, World Food Prize Laureate (#104)

posted on October 18, 2007 at 5:35 PM

Interview with Dr. Philip E. Nelson, World Food Prize Laureate (#104)
What does a juice box and an ocean going tanker have in common? Find out as Todd Mundt sits down with this year’s World Food Prize Laureate, Dr. Philip Nelson. Read More »

Norman Borlaug on The World Food Prize (#104)

posted on October 16, 2007 at 5:35 PM

Norman Borlaug on The World Food Prize (#104)
Dr. Norman Borlaug, an Iowa native who grew up on a farm in Cresco, dreamt of ending world hunger. In the 1940s and 50s, he developed "high-yield" agriculture, which earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. 03:34 Read More »

The World Food Prize 2007 (Full Program) (#104)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The World Food Prize 2007 (Full Program) (#104)
Full Program: The World Food Prize has been called the “Nobel Prize” for agriculture. This episode features a profile of the history of this award, and of its founder, Norman Borlaug. 27:45 Read More »

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