Norman Borlaug, father of the green revolution

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In honor of the World Food Prize, which was inspired by his work, being awarded next week in Iowa, Genetic Literacy Project will feature some quotes from Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, the father of the Green Revolution. This year’s main event is the Borlaug Dialogue:

As we conclude the yearlong centennial observance of the birth of our founder, Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, the 2014 Borlaug Dialogue international symposium will draw upon Dr. Borlaug’s legacy and address “The Greatest Challenge in Human History: Can We Sustainably Feed the 9 Billion People on our Planet by the Year 2050?” The Dialogue will give special emphasis to the powers of intensificationinnovation and inspiration to uplift smallholder farmers and meet the increasing demand for nutritious food.

 

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