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Despite the name, the Iowa Hunger Summit, held here Oct. 14, is not solely concerned with food insecurity among the people of Iowa, but also throughout the United States and other countries of the world.
The state of Iowa, as the country's leader in corn production, seems to be a fitting place for the summit to happen every fall. This year, the summit celebrated the centennial anniversary of the birth of native son and Nobel Prize winner Dr. Norman Borlaug, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970 for his efforts to end world hunger.
Eco Catholic: Sanjaya Rajaram's research focused on the development of over 480 different varieties of wheat used in 51 countries by small- and large-scale farmers.
Eco Catholic: Cardinal Peter Turkson, undaunted by the mindset of his audience, used his keynote speech to promote caution when it comes to GMOs.