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  • 2013 World Food Prize

2013 World Food Prize


Program: 2013 World Food Prize
Broadcast Date: Oct. 17, 2013

[LIVE EVENT] DES MOINES, IOWA - Live coverage of the World Food Prize, honoring outstanding individuals who strive to improve the quality, quantity or availability of food throughout the world.

Three distinguished scientists — Marc Van Montagu of Belgium, and
Mary-Dell Chilton and Robert T. Fraley of the United States — will share the 2013 World Food Prize for their independent, individual breakthrough achievements in founding, developing, and applying modern agricultural biotechnology. Their research is making it possible for farmers to grow crops with: improved yields; resistance to insects and disease; and the ability to tolerate extreme variations in climate.

http://www.worldfoodprize.org/en/laureates/2013_laureates/

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Post Date: October 8, 2013