The award, which highlights breakthrough achievements in agriculture towards ending global
hunger, will be announced at a virtual ceremony with the Foundation’s President Barbara Stinson,
U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack, and UN
Nutrition Chair Naoko Yamamoto.
The event will also feature a discussion with the 2021 Laureate and Dr. Agnes Kalibata, Special
Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the 2021 Food Systems Summit.
DATE: May 11
TIME: 9am EDT / 8am CDT