CGIAR at World Food Prize 2018

Rise to the Challenge:
Tackling Humanity’s Great Challenges

CGIAR is live from Des Moines, Iowa at the World Food Prize, October 17-19.

The World Food Prize, 17-19 October, takes place at their headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa. This prestigious event, including the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue and the World Food Prize Laureate Award Presentation, is a unique opportunity to showcase how CGIAR science is tackling humanity’s greatest challenges and to create more sustainable food systems.

CGIAR will have a strong presence at the World Food Prize this year to celebrate our shared history and to showcase the future of CGIAR research in these five transformative areas: nutrition, genomics, economics, information and the environment.

In recognition of this year’s theme Rise to the Challenge, CGIAR will participate in several events throughout the week.

Join the conversation on Twitter by using #FoodPrize18 and #CGIARatWFP18 and watch the livestream below.

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