The 2001 World Food Prize, considered the “Nobel Prize for Food,” has been awarded to Danish-born economist Per Pinstrup- Andersen for his research efforts which have enabled several governments to reform their food subsidy programs, increasing food availability to the poorest in each country.

From left, Kenneth Quinn, President of the World Food Prize Foundation; Rebecca Goldburg, Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense; Per Pinstrup-Andersen, World Food Prize Laureate; and Norman Borlaug, Nobel Peace Prize LaureateThe World Food Prize has been awarded annually since 1987 in recognition of work that has advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity, and availability of the world’s food supply. Pinstrup…

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