Call for Nomination: The World Food Prize

Deadline: May 1, 2013

The World Food Prize Foundation is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the World Food Prize. This is the foremost international award recognizing the accomplishments of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity, or availability of food in the world.

The World Food Prize is a $250,000 award formally presented at the Laureate Award Ceremony in mid-October, on or around World Food Day, in conjunction with the Borlaug Dialogue international symposium.


Nominations are sought of an individual or individuals having demonstrated exceptional achievement in any field involved in enhancing food production and distribution and increasing food availability and accessibility to those most in need. Any academic or research institution, private or public organization, corporate entity, or governmental unit may submit a nomination for The World Food Prize.


Inquiries about any aspect of these nomination and selection processes should be directed to:

Judith Pim
Director of Secretariat Operations
The World Food Prize
666 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa, 50309 USA
+1 515-245-3796 (Office Phone)
[email protected]

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