Looking for Borlaug Field Award Nominations

The World Food Prize is currently looking for nominations for its first annual Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application.

The World Food Prize is currently looking for nominations for its first annual Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application. (Photo credit: World Food Prize)

This award aims to recognize exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has devoted time, effort and stamina towards the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty.

Nominations for the award will be accepted online through June 30. The chosen recipient will be honored during a ceremony as part of the World Food Prize international symposium, the “Borlaug Dialogue,” and related events taking place October 17-19, 2012, in Des Moines, Iowa.

If you know someone who should be nominated for this award, please click here for more details.

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