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HarvestPlus at the 2022 World Food Prize and Borlaug Dialogue events

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29 September 2022, Iowa: HarvestPlus CEO Arun Baral and Senior Crop Scientist Dr. Mahalingam Govindaraj are speaking at sessions and events during the 2022 World Food Prize week and Norman E. Borlaug International Dialogue in Des Moines, Iowa, during Oct. 17-20.

On Sept. 19, Dr. Govindaraj will receive the Norman E. Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, in recognition of his work to develop and promote iron-biofortified pearl millet.

Read an interview with Dr. Govindaraj about his award-winning work, which was conducted through the CGIAR’s HarvestPlus program while he worked at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in India. 

HarvestPlus participation at the 2022 World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue

All times are EDT. All events will take place at the Iowa Events Center.

Tuesday Oct. 18

3:45-5 PM/Roundtable: The Triple C’s (COVID, Conflict, Climate) and More: Shocks, Recovery and RegenerationHarvestPlus speaker: Arun Baral, CEO

Wednesday Oct. 19

7:30-8:50 AM/Side Event: Multiple-Win Solutions to the Global Food Crisis HarvestPlus speaker: Dr. Mahalingam Govindaraj

5:45-6:45 PM/Borlaug Field Award Ceremony & ReceptionField Award Recipient: Dr. Mahalingam Govindaraj

Thursday Oct. 20

10:00-11:15 AM/Roundtable: Zeroing In on Health and Nutrition in the Climate EarHarvestPlus speaker: Dr. Mahalingam Govindaraj

The Borlaug Dialogue sessions are both in-person and virtual formats. Register here.

Also Read: Heartfulness Institute to set up a Millet Experience Centre to promote the International Year of Millets

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