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The Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application – Call for Nominations

Posted By Kathy R. Munkvold, Thursday, February 23, 2012

The World Food Prize Foundation has announced the creation of a new award to honor early career scientists working closely or directly with farmers and other agricultural producers in the field or at the processing level. The $10,000 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation, will be presented every October in Des Moines, Iowa, by the World Food Prize Foundation.

"This award will recognize exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and determination in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty.”

For additional information including award selection criteria and eligibility please see the following website:

To nominate a deserving individual, please use this form. Nominations are due June 30, 2012.

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