posted on August 23, 2013 at 3:07 PM
A dozen farmers and business owners from Africa are visiting farm equipment factories in the Midwest to study technology that might help them produce more soybeans and corn back home — while manufacturers in the U.S. are hoping the visit could...
posted on October 14, 2011 at 5:25 PM
According to the United Nations World Food Programme, there are 925 million undernourished people in the world today. Hunger and malnutrition pose the single-greatest risk to global health — greater than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.
posted on June 24, 2011 at 12:06 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Former presidents of Ghana and Brazil will receive the World Food Prize for their successful efforts to reduce by half the number of people in their countries who suffer from hunger and poverty, the prize's foundation...