Norman Borlaug Links
Bio, History and Resources
Wins the Nobel Peace Prize, 1970
Read Norman Borlaug's acceptance speech, biography and other information.
Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation
A non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting education programs and
projects which reflect the lifetime achievements and philosophy of Dr.
Across the globe, The Carter Center improves quality of life through eradication
and control infectious diseases, health education projects teaching people
to prevent disease, and agricultural training to multiply crop yields.
Sasakawa Africa Association
For nearly a decade and a half, the Sasakawa Africa Association has collaborated
with Global 2000 programme of the Carter Center in finding ways to raise
the productivity of African farmers.
Norman Borlaug Institute For Plant Science Research
Named in honour of Nobel Peace Prize winner Norman Borlaug, "the
father of the green revolution."
World Food Prize Foundation
The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognizing the
achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving
the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
In 1963, Dr. Borlaug assumed leadership of the Wheat Program, a position
he held until his official retirement in 1979. He remains a senior CIMMYT
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
CGIAR is an association of public and private members supporting a system
of 16 Future Harvest Centers that work in more than 100 countries to mobilize
cutting-edge science to reduce hunger and poverty.
in Support of High-yield Agriculture
Growing more crops and trees per acre leaves more land for Nature,
said Dr Norman Borlaug, 1970 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and father of
the Green Revolution.
Borlaug Lecture: "Towards a Hunger-Free World: The Final Milestone"
Presented by M.S. Swaminathan at Iowa State University
Includes photos and lecture by Dr. Swaminathan.