The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognizing -- without regard to race, religion, nationality, or political beliefs -- the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.
The Prize recognizes contributions in any field involved in the world food supply -- food and agriculture science and technology, manufacturing, marketing, nutrition, economics, poverty alleviation, political leadership and the social sciences.
The World Food Prize emphasizes the importance of a nutritious and sustainable food supply for all people. By honoring those who have worked successfully toward this goal, The Prize calls attention to what has been done to improve global food security and to what can be accomplished in the future.
Learn more about the World Food Prize at www.worldfoodprize.org
Volunteer Event: 2012 World Food Prize Laureate Award Ceremony
Date: Thursday, October 18th
When: 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Where: Iowa State Capitol Building
The Young Professionals Connection has partnered in providing volunteers for the World Food Prize Laureate Award Ceremony, which is their premiere event that takes place at the Iowa State Capitol Building on Thursday, October 18th!
To learn more, or sign up, visit the World Food Prize website.
Questions? Contact LaVerne Greenfield