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Booming population growth in the face of climate change is putting undue pressures on the world’s resources and ability to produce enough food to feed a hungry planet. World Food Prize president, Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn, shares insights on the state of global food security and the role of science and agricultural innovation in achieving zero hunger and zero malnutrition.

What first inspired you to begin championing global food security?

I had an unusual diplomatic career where I ended up working out with farmers in rural areas, and I saw how farmers work and how close to the margin it is.

Continue reading Ambassador Kenneth Quinn on the challenge of feeding 9 billion people at International Potato Center.

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