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 (bôr′lôg′), Norman Ernest 1914-2009.
American agronomist. He won the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in the Green Revolution, the development and promotion of agricultural techniques to boost food production in developing nations.

Borlaug

(ˈbɔːlɔːɡ)
n
(Biography) Norman (Ernest). 1914–2009, US agronomist, who bred new strains of high-yielding cereal crops for use in developing countries. Nobel peace prize 1970
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In the 1970s and 1980s, hundreds of millions of people will starve to death in spite of any crash programmes embarked upon now." However, out of the spotlight, Norman Borlaug had unleashed the Green Revolution in Mexico, Pakistan and India, using high-yield crops and heavy fertilisation.
Just like his mentor, Dr Norman Borlaug, Adesina has committed his life to ending global hunger and lifting millions of people out of poverty.
En este trabajo se pondra especial atencion en: a) las politicas y objetivos que pusieron en marcha dichos sistemas de irrigacion en el norte del pais, espacio multirregional cuya mas visible caracteristica es la aridez; b) la construccion de un vasto sistema de irrigacion en el Valle del Yaqui (Sonora), que expandio en miles de hectareas la frontera agricola del noroeste; c) la irrupcion en ese rincon norteno de la llamada revolucion verde y de su mas explosiva expresion, el trigo, y d) la herencia academica de Norman Borlaug.
The above quotes are by the late world renown hunger fighter, philanthropist, scientist, US Congressional medalist, Iowa born Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr Norman Borlaug.
Borlaug, M.D., from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and colleagues conducted a multicenter, two-treatment crossover trial involving 105 patients with HFpEF.
Norman Borlaug dreamed of establishing an annual award that could inspire the breakthrough achievements needed to feed the burgeoning global population.
Norman Borlaug felt that there should be a Nobel Prize for agriculture.
THE TOPIC: The Wizard and the Prophet is a dual biography of Norman Borlaug (1914-2009) and William Vogt (1902-1968), both of whom were concerned with the ramifications of unchecked growth in human population.
Borlaug, the Duke Clinical Research Institute, as well as the Heart Failure Clinical Research Network for their tireless efforts in conducting the study," said Rob Neville, chief executive officer of Savara.
Representatives of the Nigerian Government, Purdue University, his alma mater, friends, associates and Bank staff were among the well-wishers who came in out in large numbers to celebrate the African agriculture icon, known as "Africa's Norman Borlaug."
This will allow us to strategically continue Dr Norman Borlaug's legacy of taking agricultural technologies to the farmers, and my philosophy of promoting and engaging agriculture as a business,' Adesina announced when he deliver the Laureate Address at a Luncheon during the World Food Prize-Borlaug Dialogue Symposium on Friday.