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...
posted on March 5, 2010 at 11:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The corn industry is lashing out at an Oscar-nominated documentary that has grossed out grocery shoppers, saying the film is unfair to many of the nation's farmers and shouldn't win.
posted on December 30, 2009 at 3:12 PM
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 world.
posted on June 12, 2009 at 8:06 PM
WASHINGTON -- An Ethiopian scientist who has helped to feed hundreds of millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa has won this year's World Food Prize.
posted on May 15, 2009 at 8:05 PM
BONNER SPRINGS, Kan (AP) — A sharp drop in its investment fund and in attendance is forcing the National Agriculture Center and Hall of Fame to look for some new ideas to raise money.
posted on December 26, 2008 at 8:12 PM
Market to Market profiles the world hunger efforts of former Senators George McGovern and Bob Dole.
posted on October 19, 2007 at 8:10 PM
Five people have received the Congressional Gold Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Nobel Peace Prize but only one of them is credited with saving more than a billion lives.
posted on January 9, 2004 at 8:01 PM
The World Food Prize recognizes exceptional individual achievements in alleviating human suffering by increasing the quantity, quality and availability of food.