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Nominations for the World Food Prize are open until May 1

If you know an outstanding individual working to make hunger history – why not nominate them for the biggest accolade in agriculture?

Calling all young researchers with a passion for fighting global hunger and poverty:

You could be nominated for the next Borlaug Field Award worth $10,000 for your work.


What does it take to win the Borlaug Field Award? You must be:

  • A SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHER: You must facilitate positive change through rigorous research methods, techniques, management approaches, and strategies that result in increased food production, availability, distribution, and better nutrition.
  • A LEADER, TEACHER AND COMMUNICATOR: You must act as a leader of other agricultural professionals and successfully bring your innovations to underserved farmers and consumers, through hands-on science training and education in rural communities
  • PERSISTENTLY INNOVATIVE: You must be a determined innovator, pursuing solutions in a quest to provide adequate food and nutrition to the world’s poorest people with Dr. Borlaug’s “never give up” attitude, even in the face of adversity.
  • DEDICATED TO ACHIEVING IMPACT: Just like Dr. Borlaug himself, you have succeeded in “putting more food on the plate ” and can demonstrate the impact of your work.

For full eligibility criteria & to nominate, visit:


Morgane Danielou

Morgane has been working in international development and communications in relation to the agrifood sector for the past 15 years. She has worked for international organizations, NGOs, and the private sector. She has been a spokesperson for specific industries as well as business groups in international policy processes. For two years, she was the private sector representative at the UN Committee on World Food Security where she helped found the Private Sector Mechanism. She was also vice-chair of the Food and Agriculture Committee of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the OECD. Morgane is passionate about building engagement with diverse stakeholders and representing civil society in United Nations processes and agencies. She has a strong background in corporate and digital communications.

Prior to joining Emerging Ag, Morgane was Director of Communications at the International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA). During her time at IFA, she co-chaired the Farming First coalition. She also worked for the World Bank and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). She has conducted fieldwork in Latin America and Africa. A French national, Morgane is fluent in French, English, Portuguese and Spanish. She holds a Master of Science in Development Studies from the London School of Economics, an MBA from the Sorbonne Graduate Business School, a BA in History from the Sorbonne University and a BA in Chinese from the International Institute of Oriental Languages.

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