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.
|08/26/19||Head of Asia Agriculture For the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Joins World Food Prize Council of Advisors|
|08/21/19||The World Food Prize Announces the Opening of the Borlaug-Ruan Intern Application Process|
|08/19/19||World Food Prize Foundation Announces Keynote Speaker for the 2019 Iowa Hunger Summit|
|08/15/19||Press Registration for 2019 World Food Prize Week Events is Now Open|
|08/14/19||World Food Prize Selects Gender-Focused Plant Breeder as the Recipient of the 2019 Norman Borlaug Award For Field Research and Application|