Cynthia Rosenzweig has Received the World Food Prize 2022 from the World Food Prize Foundation

AWARDS AND SPORTS

Cynthia Rosenzweig, an agronomist and climatologist, was awarded the $250,000 World Food Prize in recognition of her innovative modeling of the impact of climate change on food production. She is a senior research scientist at the Nasa Goddard Institute for Space Studies. 

Rosenzweig was selected for the award for her research to understand the relationship between climate and food systems and forecast how both will change in the future. Her modeling work has provided a foundation for decision-makers around the world to create strategies to mitigate climate change and adapt our food systems to a changing planet, which has helped communities worldwide address the consequences of Earth’s changing climate.

Nobel Prize laureate Norman Borlaug created the World Food Prize in 1986 to recognize scientists and others who have improved the quality and availability of food.

 

Important Points for the exam:

  • Cynthia Rosenzweig has received the 2022 World Food Prize from the World Food Prize Foundation.
  • Cynthia Rosenzweig, an agronomist, and climatologist was awarded the $250,000 World Food Prize in recognition of her innovative modeling of the impact of climate change on food production. 
  • She is a senior research scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. 
  • Nobel Prize laureate Norman Borlaug created the World Food Prize in 1986.

   Facts to Know:

  • The World Food Prize is a prestigious international award conceived as the “Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture”.
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