In 1970 Norman E. Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for a lifetime of work to feed a hungry world.
The entire renovation process of the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates was completed under historic preservation standards.
We are open to the public for tours, free of charge, on the following days and times unless noted.
Tuesdays: 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12-noon & 1:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
A stained glass globe in the Ruan Laureates room illustrates 12 areas where food production and agriculture originated.
The Hall of Laureates has been awarded LEED Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, the highest possible rating for leadership in energy efficiency and environmental design.
|09/21/18||World Food Prize Foundation to Announce Recipient of 2018 Robert D. Ray Iowa SHARES Humanitarian Award|
|09/18/18||World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute Receives Governor’s STEM Council Seal of Approval|
|09/07/18||A Personal Remembrance of and a Tribute To Kofi Annan On the Occasion of the 2018 African Green Revolution Forum|
|08/30/18||International Food Policy Research Institute Director General Joins World Food Prize Council of Advisors|
|08/30/18||World Food Prize Recognizes American Researcher as Winner of the 2018 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application|